Raoul LeBlanc, Vice President for North American Unconventionals, IHS Markit, focuses on evaluating the dynamic onshore arena. He has been with IHS Markit for five years. Mr. LeBlanc’s passion lies in the intersection of oil and gas expertise and leading-edge data analytics. He currently leads the development and commercialization of data products that leverage knowledge to make IHS Markit’s well and production database insightful for commercial decision makers. At the same time, he plays a key role in directing research and forecasting of onshore North America and then delivering an integrated, substantive story to executives and investors. As a veteran of the industry and a former partner at PFC Energy, Mr. LeBlanc brings 25 years of experience in strategic and industry analysis. Familiar with a wide range of corporate and market issues, he has extensive experience on issues related to North American independents, upstream assets, and natural gas markets. From 1997 to 2006, Mr. LeBlanc worked at Anadarko Petroleum. During his tenure there, he directed the company's Strategic Planning effort, which assumed responsibility for strategy formulation, portfolio optimization, scenario planning, and competitor analysis. He has worked and studied in Japan, the Western Pacific, and Britain. Mr. LeBlanc holds an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and an MA from the School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.