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Erik Darner
Managing Director, Upstream Oil and Gas Consulting
Erik Darner, Managing Director Oil and Gas Consulting, is an experienced project manager and leader in Global Oil and Gas strategy and M&A

Mr. Darner is Managing Director, Oil, and Gas Consulting Asia Pacific. Mr. Darner is an experienced project manager and leader in strategy, M&A, and performance improvement, managing complex projects with up to US $30Bn expansion budget/deal valuation, advising Private, Public, and National Energy Companies, Oil and Gas Service Companies, Financial Institutions, Private Capital Groups, and Governments. 

With a background in Economics, Strategy, and Finance, Erik's focus and primary expertise lies in Strategy, M&A, transactions and valuation support, commercial & technical due-diligence, performance improvement and benchmarking portfolio management, major capital decisions, probabilistic modeling, and oil and gas corporate and investment growth strategies. 

Mr. Darner joined IHS Markit in the London office but was transferred to Singapore in January 2013 to help build and expand the Asia Consulting Practice. Prior to this, 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.

Industry expertise
Gas, Power, and Energy Futures
Country / Territory Risk
Oil & Gas Upstream
Financial Services
Batteries & Energy Storage
Clean Technology & Renewables
Upstream Costs & Technologies
E&P Terms and Above-Ground Risk
Global Economics
Plays & Basins
Regional Economics
Unconventional Oil & Gas
Upstream Companies & Transactions
Consumer Markets
Areas of interest
Company Valuations
Upstream Valuation
Financial Model Validation
Energy Forward Curves
Energy Volatility
Energy Transition
Basin and Play Analysis
Battery Energy Storage
Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage
Carbon Markets & Pricing
Clean Technology Innovation
Climate Change
Commodity Price Forecasts
Crude Oil & Refined Products Markets
Deepwater Offshore Market
Digital Transformation
Energy & Climate Scenarios
Energy Capital Investments
Energy Environment Policies and Practice
Energy Geopolitics
Energy Investment Analysis
Energy R&D Trends
Energy Technologies
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
ESG Investing
Exploration & Production (E&P)
Exploration & Production (E&P) Economics
Exploration & Production (E&P) Strategy
Exploration Licensing Rounds
Field Development
International Oil Companies (IOCs)
Low Carbon Spending
Bid Rounds
National Oil Companies (NOCs)
Natural Gas / LNG Markets
Offshore Construction
Offshore Drilling
Offshore Rigs
Offshore Vessels
Oil & Gas Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC)
Oil & Gas Resources
Oil Markets Supply, Demand and Pricing
Oil Prices
Oil Sands
Oilfield Services
OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)
Petroleum Economics
Pre-salt Development
Scenario Planning
Unconventional Resources
Unconventional Technology and Development
Upstream Above Ground Issues and Risk
Upstream Below Ground Issues and Risk
Upstream Benchmarking
Upstream Capital and Operating Cost Estimation
Upstream Contracts
Upstream Cost Reduction
Upstream Decommissioning
Upstream Facilities
Upstream Operations
Upstream Opportunity Screening
Upstream Project Planning
Upstream Regulation
Upstream Reserve Asset Valuation
Upstream Supply Chain
Upstream Technology Benchmarking
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Regional focus
Global, Asia Pacific, Europe & CIS
English, Norwegian, Swedish
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