Mr. Otten is a Principal Research Analyst with IHS Markit's
Capital Costs services, working within the Costs and Technology
team. He has been with IHS Markit since 2010, supporting various
groups within the Cost and Strategic Sourcing group. As an Upstream
Cost Analyst, he specializes in cost-estimating research for
upstream projects, focusing primarily on the land rigs and steel
markets. He was coauthor with Pritesh Patel of the IHS Markit
Special Report Costs Forums and the IHS Markit CERA Energy
Mr. Otten leads the Downstream Capital Cost Service which
focuses on project costs for refining and petrochemical facilities.
In this role Jeff tracks downstream costs through a portfolio of 39
projects, analyzing market costs and generating forecasts.
Mr. Otten holds a BS from the University of