Matthew J. Sagers
Executive Director, Oil and Gas, IHS MarkitDr. Matthew J. Sagers heads the Russian and Caspian Energy Advisory Service at IHS Markit.
An expert on energy transportation systems and regional economic development in the former Soviet Union, Dr. Sagers is the key contributor to the Eurasian Oil Export Outlook and Eurasian Gas Export Outlook. His expertise includes pipeline constraints and solutions in Eurasia. His recent research includes Russia's new LNG strategy, Russian spare oil production capacity, Russian upstream and oil export taxation, lifting costs in Russian oil, Russian and Turkmen gas development and export prospects, Gazprom's overhang of spare gas production capacity, Kashagan project economics, the Kazakh domestic gas market, oil transit in the Turkish Straits, Ukrainian natural gas developments, new pipeline projects in Russia and Eurasia, oil products demand, and the Russian oil refining sector outlook. He is the author of many research articles, government reports, monographs and other publications. Previously, Dr. Sagers was energy service director at PlanEcon., and chief of the international research center of the US Census Bureau's Soviet branch. He served on several World Bank missions, teams and advisory panels focused on oil pipelines in Russia and Kazakhstan. He worked on the International Energy Agency's surveys of Russian energy and of Ukrainian Energy. He was an economic advisor to the Federated States of Micronesia and a geography professor at both Weber State University and the University of Virginia. Dr. Sagers holds a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Weber State University and a Master of Arts and Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, United States.
- Oil & Gas
- Exploration and Production
- Natural Gas, NGLs and LNG