How Chinese national companies will balance oil and gas industry declines
Energy & Natural Resources Research & Analysis How Chinese national companies will balance oil and gas industry declines 14 May 2020 Erik Darner...
Mr. Darner is Managing Director of the IHS Markit Energy Transition & Clean Tech Advisory team in London, helping companies invest in and set strategy for the Energy Transision. Mr. Darner is an experienced project manager and leader in strategy, M&A, and major capital projects, managing complex projects with up to US $30Bn expansion budget/deal valuation, advising Private, Public, and National Energy Companies, Service Companies, Financial Institutions, Private Capital Groups, and Governments.
With a background in Economics, Strategy and Finance, Erik is an expert in corporate and investment strategies, M&A, transactions and valuation support, commercial & technical due-diligence, perfrormance improvement, portfolio management, and major capital decisions.
Prior to this, Mr Darner spent 8 years in Asia Pacific setting up and expanding the IHS Markit Energy Consulting practice across North East and South East Asia. Before joining IHS Markit, Erik gained valuable project experience in Management consulting (BCG), Investment Banking (Greenhill & Co.) Automotive (Michelin), Chemicals (Akzo Nobel), and Capital Markets (NASDAQ). Mr. Darner holds a BSc in Economics & Management from the London School of Economics, and a Masters (MSc) in Business Management from London Business School.
Under the disruptions from the unexpected coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the plunging oil price, China's upstream is facing unprecedented challenges, especially when actions aiming for production and reserve growth are being carried out.