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Ms. Abella is an energy lawyer with 15+ years of experience in energy and international law. She heads a team of lawyers responsible for analysis of petroleum upstream terms and regulation. She specialises in legal benchmarking and has designed a legal scoring matrix in order to facilitate comparison of E&P terms around the world. She is currently focused on regulatory changes brought about by countries working to achieve climate change goals - key areas of focus are flaring and venting regulation, CCUS, decomissioning and abandonment, environmental regulation, etc. Ms. Abella has also taken part in advisory work, as a member of the regulatory consulting team, where she was responsible for various regulatory compliance projects and has advised companies and governments on compliance management strategies. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Ms. Abella worked on complex casework for law firms in London and Buenos Aires.