Mr. Kurt Barrow is Vice President of Oil Markets, Midstream and Downstream for IHS Energy.
In addition to leading those services, he provides technical, commercial and strategic advice to a range of clients in the midstream and downstream petroleum and biofuels space. Formerly a vice president with Purvin & Gertz (acquired by IHS in 2011), Mr. Barrow leads a research and consulting team that specializes in mergers and acquisitions, crude oil and refined products, market analysis, strategic analysis and technical assessments. Mr. Barrow began his career at the Exxon Baytown Refinery in various engineering and planning roles. He also worked in Singapore for Purvin & Gertz for six years. He was the lead author of the Purvin & Gertz pricing and margins module for the Global Petroleum Market Outlook service and the director of the "Residual Fuel Market Outlook" study.