Director, Upstream Research, IHS MarkitReed Olmstead is a director of North American Upstream Research at IHS Markit.
Mr. Olmstead focuses on the drivers and inhibitors to unconventional production in the most important existing and incubating plays in North America. He has been involved in various capacities of asset and operator analysis in North American research for more than eight years. Recently, he has focused on the financial constraints to production and the implications for future supply as the industry wrestles to identify its role in global production. Prior to joining IHS Markit, he served in the strategy and finance department of a US independent producer. Mr. Olmstead holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Baylor University, United States, and an MBA from Rice University, United States.
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