Graham Kellas - SVP Global Fiscal Research - Wood Mackenzie

Graham Kellas

SVP Global Fiscal Research
Wood Mackenzie

Course Leader: Global Oil & Gas Fiscal Systems

Graham has over 30 years experience as a petroleum economist, specialising in the modelling and analysis of global petroleum fiscal systems.

He has advised several governments on petroleum fiscal policy, most recently Colombia, Ireland, Newfoundland & Labrador (Canada) and South Africa.  He has also advised numerous IOCs and oil industry associations during debates with governments on appropriate terms (e.g. Alaska, Australia, Nigeria and UK).

Graham oversees Wood Mackenzie’s fiscal information gathering, modelling and reporting and is the lead author of Wood Mackenzie’s multi-client reports comparing global fiscal systems. The latest study is “A balancing act: global fiscal trends and benchmarking” (October 2016). He also has wide experience delivering training courses in petroleum economics and fiscal analysis around the world.

Graham graduated in Economic Science from Aberdeen University and earned a masters degree (M Litt) for his thesis on ‘Oil Field Abandonment in the UKCS’.  He previously worked for Petroconsultants, two independent oil exploration companies and as a Research Fellow in Aberdeen University’s Economics department.

He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and is a regular speaker at industry conferences.


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