Our team of skilled professionals come from a range of backgrounds. Our industry experts provide vast combined knowledge of the energy market and associated industries in a variety of related sectors. In addition, we also have a team of academic professionals whose expertise in mathematics, software systems and economics provide in-depth analysis, scenarios and market simulation tools. We benefit from a multi-cultural team which provides us with language skills including Mandarin, Arabic, and French amongst others.
Fay Chen – Managing Director
Fay pioneered forecasting and oilfield online trading systems in the 1990s. She joined the oil and gas industry in 1994 with Petrodata, heading Petrodata research and IT groups. She developed multi-clients offshore drilling rig and deep-water rig market analysis and forecast models, and North Sea supply and support vessels forecast models. She was responsible for the development of Petrodata’s online information service and oilfield and rig time trading systems. She was also involved in due diligence work for merger and acquisitions and involved in the negotiation of the alliance between Petrodata and Schlumberger’s digital IndigoPool for information sharing in the later 1990s. Fay now manages forecasting, market and price simulation tool development, oilfield database and oil supply modelling, and the production of market analysis, reports and bespoke studies for clients.
Dr. Graham Walker – Oil Market Analyst
Graham is our environmental and geopolitical analyst. He developed and maintains our North American onshore production models for both LTO/shale and oil sands. He is also a contributing author to the Oil Market Snapshot.
Dr. Leonardo Fawaz Martini – Oil Market Analyst
Fawaz monitors OPEC’s production strategy and has a deep understanding of the global offshore upstream industry. The results of his research keep our comprehensive oil field database up to date. He is also a contributing author to the Oil Market Snapshot.
We have a panel of experts who we are able to call upon on an advisory basis when the occasion arises. Each member of the advisory panel has over 40 years experience of working in the oil and gas industry, financial sectors and alongside government agencies.
Chris is a well-known commentator on the oil industry and an expert on global oil supply. He is the founding Director of Peak Oil Consulting and was consulting editor for Petroleum Review, the magazine of the UK Energy Institute.
Dick has over 20 years of energy related technology start-ups, business strategy, market studies and is a member of various committees including the Scottish Government’s Energy Advisory Board.