Jeff Ritenour

Devon Energy

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Ritenour is executive vice president and chief financial officer at Devon Energy. He is responsible for the company’s corporate finance, treasury, planning, reserves, accounting, tax, internal audit, investor relations, marketing, and supply chain functions. Ritenour joined Devon in 2001 and served in various leadership roles, most recently as senior vice president of corporate finance, investor relations and treasury. Before joining Devon, Ritenour was with Ernst & Young in Dallas. He is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration, both from the University of Oklahoma.

Sessions With Jeff Ritenour

Tuesday, 8 March

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

    Future of North American Oil & Gas Supply: Returns, growth, or both?

    Finance & Investment/Trading & Risk Management/ESG

    The intense economic distress of the COVID pandemic created a near-death experience for North American oil and gas companies. Yet it also accelerated a change in the shale business model—a change that produced dramatic returns as prices rose in 2021. Can the shale business model really deliver through the entire cycle—what are the biggest risks for failure? Are current valuations fair and how will the North American system react to rising prices? How should companies think about the tradeoff between reinvestment and returning cash to shareholders? What is the "right" way to return cash to the "right" shareholders? What role will private capital play in future energy investment? How do companies and financiers square the ambition, policies, and investor demand for new energies with the current reality of the hydrocarbon world?