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Raoul Leblanc

Raoul Leblanc

Vice President, North American Upstream, S&P Global
United States
Raoul’s passion lies in the intersection of oil and gas expertise and leading-edge data analytics. He currently leads the development and commercialization of data products that leverage knowledge to make S&P’s data insightful for commercial decision-makers. His contribution focuses on applying machine learning to shed light on both traditional upstream concerns as well as energy transitions issues. At the same time, Raoul plays a key role in directing research and forecasting of onshore North America and then delivering an integrated, substantive story to executives and investors. As a veteran of the industry and a former partner at PFC Energy, Raoul brings 30 years of experience in strategic and industry analysis. Familiar with a wide range of corporate and market issues, he has extensive experience on issues related to North American independents, upstream assets, natural gas markets, and emissions abatement. During his 10 years at Anadarko Petroleum, he directed the company's Strategic Planning effort, assuming responsibility for strategy formulation, portfolio optimization, scenario planning, and competitor analysis. Raoul has worked and studied in Japan, the Western Pacific, and Britain. He holds an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and an M.A. in Energy and International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.