The Mexican energy market has great needs in every area: E&P, liquid fuels, pipelines infrastructure, power generation, transmission, development of professionals, advisors, engineers, etc. It is a new area that can detonate a powerful change in the whole chain of activities.
I started off my career as a generalist M&A investment banker and got increasingly involved in the resources and energy sector, advising on several power, mining and oil and gas deals. I decided early on in my career to focus on the energy sector more broadly, given its importance and role in supporting all economic activity and its tie to geopolitics. I have been fortunate to gain exposure to all parts of the value chain in different roles, both as an advisor and, more recently, as an owner building a global energy consulting firm.
To bring an Asset Based Finance solution for strategic PEMEX suppliers. This technology was applied in other countries where HSBC has presence. So far, financing are behaving adequately and help the companies to bring state of the art equipment.
I joined MW Kellogg (predecessor to KBR) after I graduated from business school in 1979, and have been in the oil business ever since.
I wanted to be a geologist since I was 10 years old. Between undergraduate and graduate studies I was a mineral exploration geologist, but decided to go to graduate school to break into the O&G business.
As a banker, I have advised and raised capital for oil and gas clients at several stages, and across a variety of geographies, throughout my career which started in the early 1990s.
Cederic Cremers, Vice President, Commercial & New Business Development, Asia, Shell Eastern Petroleum
I joined the energy business because of the massive impact it has on our world and way of life, whilst also realizing the large challenges and dilemmas we would face in the energy sector.
I chose to study offshore engineering at Heriot Watt University in order to forge a career in oil and gas, and that’s exactly what has happened. This industry has everything I was looking for in an exciting, challenging and fulfilling career.
Having chosen Chemical Engineering as a degree subject I looked at various industries to join. I was very lucky to receive a sponsorship from British Gas and joined British Gas E&P Ltd as a Graduate Trainee.
The fall in commodity prices has required the industry to challenge and reduce the costs of every aspect of the energy sector.
Exxon recruited geoscientists at my university and the opportunity to work at Exxon Research under Peter Vail in Seismic Stratigraphy was an offer not to be refused.
I am Executive Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development. I (along with Suncor’s CEO) have responsibility for Strategic Direction of the Corporation.
Energean is an independent E&P company with a focus on the East Mediterranean and North Africa, and is the only company producing oil and gas in Greece.
I worked in the Middle East (Oman) for six years and worked on China-Oman oil technology cooperation.
Peng Ciming, Chief Expert, Business Strategy and Planning, Sinopec International Petroleum Corporation (SIPC)
I was student hunted by an IOC in 1981 and joined oil and gas ever since.