Mr. Patel is responsible for the cost and expenditure, rigs, onshore, offshore and equipment services, as well as cost consulting offerings from IHS Markit. He is an expert in oil and gas conceptual development studies, both onshore and offshore. During more than 20 years of domestic and international experience in project management and strategic consulting, Mr. Patel has investigated the full range of offshore oilfield development scenarios, including subsea systems, floating production systems and boosting technologies. He has developed services and solutions for the supply, procurement, and market intelligence groups for major operators. He also has been involved in business strategy development and industry forecasting, developing a broad understanding of worldwide industry issues and trends. Mr. Pritesh Patel holds a Master of Science in chemical engineering from Loughborough University, United Kingdom.