2018Next Generation Deal Making

The 1.5 day workshop will commence with an overview of the current state and future of the industry. This will be proceeded by a panel session in which experts will discuss the Oil and Gas M&A trends of the past, present & future, allowing the audience to gain insight to the changing landscape. 

The event itself will include sessions that follow a typical deal-flow. The sessions will include insightful talks and case studies, panel sessions, Q&A and activities on disciplines such as, but not limited to:


  • Opportunity identification & Strategic fit
  • Subsurface & Engineering 
  • Economics & Commercial
  • Legal & Tax
  • Financing options
  • Closing a deal and beating the competition

All these topics will be reviewed during several practical activities developed during the workshop. 

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DAY 1 - February 27th

Chairman Introduction and Welcome Gabriel Mynheer (Chairman- Analyst, Nexen)

Session I Introduction

Talk - Market Overview William Zimmern (Head of Global Macroeconomics, BP) View Bio

Panel session: An overview of Oil and Gas Industry deals past, present and the future Jon Clark (Partner Transaction Advisory, EY) View Bio
Greig Aitken (Head of M&A Research, Wood Mackenzie) - View Bio
Jon Fitzpatrick (MD, Gneiss Energy) - View Bio
Patricia Zegers-de-Beyl (Saleve Energy Partners) - View Bio

Session II Opportunity and Strategic Fit
Talk: Opportunity Mike Rosen (Head of Upstream A&D, BMO) View Bio
Talk: Strategic Fit Mike Rosen (Head of Upstream A&D, BMO) - View Bio


Session III Subsurface and Engineering

Talk: Subsurface Alison Isherwood (Consultant, AJ Isherwood Consulting Ltd
View Bio

Talk: Engineering

Session IV Economics and commercial

Talk: Economics Rob Champion (Chartered Financial Analyst, New Age) View Bio

Exercise: Economics

Talk: Fiscal/Commercial Robert Hodges (Partner Tax, Ernst and Young) View Bio
DAY 2 - February 28th

Chairman Introduction and Welcome Gabriel Mynheer

Session I Financing Options

Panel session: Financing Options Jon Fitzpatrick (MD, Gneiss Energy) - View Bio
Ben Iversen (CFO, Flowstream Commodities) - View Bio
Andrew Moorfield (Exotix) - View Bio
Andrew Austin (Chairman, Rockrose Energy) - View Bio

Session II Legal

Talk: Legal Hywel Davies (Corporate Partner, Slaughter and May) - View Bio


Session III Closing a Deal and beating the competition

Panel Discussion
Hywel Davies (Corporate Partner, Slaughter and May) - View Bio
Andrew Hine (ED M&A, Goldman Sachs) - View Bio
Nick Ingrassia (Head of BD, Faroe Petroleum) - View Bio