Consulting Associate Director – Upstream Energy, IHS Markit
Mr. Erik Simonsen is consulting associate director of Upstream
Energy at IHS Markit.
Mr. Simonsen is responsible for the Executive Offshore Market
Outlook (EOMO) and customized client consulting within offshore rig
and vessel market segments. He has experience from finance and
market research within all offshore oil and gas sectors since 1997,
and before that 13 years of experience in both the equity and
lending side of the financial industry. He founded the market
intelligence company Offshore Research AS in 1999, and the company
was acquired by ODS-Petrodata in 2008. ODS-Petrodata was acquired
by IHS in 2011, and is now part of IHS Markit. He holds a Master of
Science and Bachelor of Science from the Norwegian School of
Business Administration and Economics (NHH), Bergen, Norway.