02 Jan 2019

IDC Welcomes Andrew Meyers as Research Director, Oil & Gas for IDC Energy Insights

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., January 2, 2019IDC Energy Insights today announced the appointment of Andrew Meyers, Research Director, Oil & Gas. Meyers will be responsible for developing and leading IDC's global research on upstream, midstream, and downstream oil & gas operations. His core research coverage will include the ongoing and accelerating digital transformation in the oil & gas industry. Based on his background covering the energy space, his research will also place an emphasis on how digital transformation is changing energy markets and business models in the sector.

Prior to joining IDC, Meyers was Associate Director of Westwood Global Energy Group, a private equity sponsored oil & gas research and advisory firm. He led the Americas Consulting practice providing strategy and market intelligence to corporate, financial, and government clients. Prior to Westwood, he was a Project Manager for boutique consultancy Decision Strategies. Before joining Decision Strategies, Meyers began his career as an Analyst for Anadarko Petroleum, a large oil & gas exploration and production company. Combining his experience as an analyst and as a practitioner in the oil & gas industry, Meyers will be well positioned to prioritize research topics and communicate the need for digital transformation in the industry. Meyers has an M.B.A. from Duke University Fuqua School of Business and a B.B.A. in Finance from Texas Tech University. He is frequent speaker, presenter, and moderator at industry conferences as well as providing analysis for multiple media outlets including Reuters, Oil & Gas Financial Journal, Journal of Petroleum Technology, Drilling Contractor Magazine, and many others.

"Andrew brings a wealth of experience and knowledge on oil & gas markets and operations to IDC," said Kevin Prouty, group vice president, IDC Energy and Manufacturing Insights. "From working in land offices to advising oil & gas companies on numerous topics, Andrew has the perfect background for leading IDC Insight’s worldwide oil & gas practice."

To arrange a one-on-one briefing with Andrew Meyers, please contact Sarah Murray at 781-378-4674, or sarah@attunecommunications.com. Reports are also available to qualified members of the media. For information on purchasing reports, contact insights@idc.com ; reporters should e-mail sarah@attunecommunications.com.

About IDC Energy Insights

IDC Energy Insights assists energy businesses and IT leaders, as well as the suppliers who serve them, in making more effective technology decisions by providing accurate, timely, and insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Staffed by senior analysts with decades of industry experience, our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing the utility and oil and gas industries. International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology market. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world’s leading technology, media, research, and events company. For more information, please visit www.idc.com/energy, email info@idc-ei.com, or call 508-935-4400. Visit the IDC Energy Insights Community at http://idc-community.com/energy.


Regions Covered

United States

Topics Covered

Digital transformation

Vertical Markets

Agile energy