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Kevin Birn
Vice President GHG Estimation & Coordination and Chief Analyst Canadian Oil Markets, IHS Markit
Kevin Birn has overall responsibilities for western Canadian oil market analysis, leads the Canadian Oil Sands Dialogue, and contributes to IHS Markit global oil and gas GHG emission accounting and estimation efforts.
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Background

Mr. Birn is Vice President in the GHG Estimation and Coordination group within Energy and Natural Resources at IHS Markit. He is responsible for a small team of GHG experts tasked with assisting and ensuring consistency in GHG estimation efforts across Energy and Natural Resources. Mr. Birn has authored numerous reports on GHG emissions through the hydrocarbon value chain and is a major contributor to IHS Markit GHG estimation strategy. He is also an established thought leader on the Canadian oil market and serves as the chief analyst for the Canadian oil market within the crude oil market group. He is regularly called upon to brief senior industry and government officials on energy related GHG emissions and on the Canadian energy market. Mr. Birn is currently a fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Mr. Birn was a Senior Economist with the Government of Canada and a Partner in a software firm.

Mr. Birn holds an undergraduate degree in business and a graduate degree in economics from the University of Alberta.

Industry expertise
Climate and Sustainability
Climate and Sustainability
Oil & Gas Upstream
Oil Markets, Midstream, and Downstream
Areas of interest
Carbon Markets & Pricing
Crude Oil & Refined Products Markets
Energy Transition
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Exploration & Production (E&P) Strategy
Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Management
Oil Markets Supply, Demand and Pricing
Oil Sands
Regional focus
North America
Languages
English
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