Helen Currie


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, 2 March

  • 01:55pm - 02:25pm (CST) / 02/mar/2021 07:55 pm - 02/mar/2021 08:25 pm

    Strategic Dialogue

    Oil: The market in 2021--& beyond

    Panel Markets/Economics/Strategy Downstream/Midstream/Chemicals Upstream Oil & Gas
    The oil market in 2021—and beyond. The past five years have seen the oil price collapse twice, several pivotal changes in OPEC+ policy, capital discipline take root in the US upstream industry, and oil demand fall due to COVID-19. The energy transition is also moving beyond slow motion and investors are reassessing prospects for oil. These factors are fueling uncertainty about the future course of world oil demand, supply, and price trends. What are key variables shaping the oil market and how they could evolve in the years ahead?