Director – Upstream Energy, IHS Markit
Dr. Oscar Abbink is director of Energy for the Upstream Research
Group at IHS Markit.
Dr. Abbink is responsible for analysis of the strategic
implications of new technologies in the upstream sector and leads
the Upstream Technology and Innovation service. He is widely
respected for his knowledge and global experience with upstream oil
and gas, industry monitoring and trends, and exploration and
production. Dr. Abbink has more than 20
years experience in the international energy sector, particularly
in exploration and production and related domains. Previously, Dr.
Abbink was responsible for all subsurface oil and gas activities at
TNO, a research and technology organization. Dr. Abbink holds a
Master of Science and Ph.D. from Utrecht University, the
Netherlands and is fluent in Dutch and English.