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Fernanda Machado
Research and Analysis Associate Director
Fernanda Machado, research and analysis associate director for the Plays & Basins team part of Upstream practice at IHS Markit.

Ms. Machado, research and analysis associate director at IHS Markit, has 15 years of experience in the energy industry, with a focus on upstream. Ms. Machado joined IHS Markit in 2011 and focuses on Plays and Basins research, mainly focused in Latin America which includes the most important basins in Brazil, Guyana, Mexico, Colombia, Trinidad &Tobago and Bolivia. Previously, as a strategy consultant, she developed market assessments for the energy industry in Brazil, collaborating with different teams within IHS Markit. The segments involved included upstream, the Brazilian gas market, LNG, and upstream supply chain sectors such as support vessels. Her industry background includes upstream production optimization through integration of the latest digital technology, market assessment and benchmarking, key performance indicators and integrated planning for operational units, market analysis, process modeling and capital project management. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Ms. Machado was a consultant for Accenture Consulting, where she primarily engaged in oil and gas industry projects in both the downstream and upstream sectors in both Angola and Brazil. Ms. Machado holds a degree in industrial engineering and an MBA from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Industry expertise
Oil & Gas Upstream
Plays & Basins
Areas of interest
Bid Rounds
Upstream Project Planning
Deepwater Offshore Market
Exploration & Production (E&P)
Exploration & Production (E&P) Strategy
Exploration Licensing Rounds
International Oil Companies (IOCs)
Basin and Play Analysis
Natural Gas / LNG Markets
Oil & Gas Resources
Pre-salt Development
Upstream Above Ground Issues and Risk
Upstream Benchmarking
Upstream Opportunity Screening
National Oil Companies (NOCs)
Regional focus
Latin America
Portuguese, English
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