Helen Currie

ConocoPhillips

Chief Economist

ConocoPhillips' Chief Economist Helen Currie oversees long range planning, strategic initiatives and scenarios and advises on investment and public policy issues. With over 25 years of experience in business, government and academia, Currie brings valuable perspectives to corporate planning and strategy. Prior leadership roles in energy include BD/M&A strategy, upstream and downstream business analysis, commercial risk management and markets analysis. Before joining the energy industry, Currie held roles in academia as a finance professor and in government as an economic analyst. She has published work in finance and management journals and energy industry research. Dr. Currie is a frequent speaker at industry venues and guest university lecturer. She is a member of the Mississippi State University Foundation Board of Directors and College of Business Executive Advisory Board as well as the University of Texas Energy Institute Executive Advisory Board. She was named as one of Oil & Gas Investor’s Top 25 Influential Women in Energy in 2018.

Sessions With Helen Currie

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 11:40am - 12:30pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 05:40 pm - 08/mar/2022 06:30 pm

    Oil Market Outlook: Turbulence or stability?

    Panel Markets/Economics/Strategy
    The tension between long-term aspirations to cut GHG emissions and short-term practical desires for affordable oil prices is a new fundamental variable for the world oil market. Some major consumers want more oil when prices are high, but otherwise discourage oil consumption and investment. Is this a recipe for dislocations and mismatches between demand and supply? What are the implications for upstream investment, oil prices, and the balance of oil market power?