Andrew Slaughter, Vice President – Energy Research
Andrew Slaughter currently holds the position of Vice President Energy Research for IHS. In this role he leads the company’s research teams in the areas of upstream oil and gas with a particular focus on operational and environmental issues. He is based in Houston, Texas.
Prior to joining IHS in mid-2012, Andrew Slaughter was Business Environment Manager for Shell’s Upstream Americas E&P business. He had responsibilities for strategic counseling and analysis relative to North American crude oil and natural gas markets, covering short and long-term supply, demand, price and other regional market issues in support of investment planning and business strategy. He was also involved with policy analysis, stakeholder engagement and external communications activities as they relate to market issues. Andrew worked closely with the Shell global scenario team in developing and communicating Shell’s long-term energy scenarios and global geopolitical and societal scenarios.
Andrew Slaughter has been an active participant in a leadership role for recent National Petroleum Council studies, undertaken for the US government, including the 2007 NPC study “Facing the Hard Truths About Energy”, and the 2011 study on Prudent Development of North American oil and gas resources, for which he served as Chair of the Resources and Supply Task Group; is a member of the Oil and Gas Journal Editorial Advisory Board; a technical reviewer for the Journal of the Society of Petroleum Engineers; and is a regular contributor to industry forums.
Earlier in his career, he worked in energy industry consulting with DRI/McGraw-Hill (now known as IHS Global Insight), based in Paris, France. Previously he was with management consultants Arthur D. Little, also based in Paris. In both these roles he gained extensive experience in international oil and gas markets. Andrew Slaughter began his career with Chevron Oil, in a planning and economic analysis role for Chevron’s downstream oil business. Andrew is a UK citizen, married with three children.