Paul Markwell, Vice President, Upstream Oil & Gas Insight, IHS Markit Paul Markwell is responsible for IHS Markit’s Global Upstream Oil and Gas Insight business. His team provides insights to a wide range of energy sector players on matters relating to company strategies and transactions; E&P terms and aboveground risk; costs, technology and operating performance; and analyses on plays and basins. Mr. Markwell has over 35 years in the energy sector spanning technical and executive experience. Prior to joining IHS Markit companies he worked at McKinsey as an Upstream expert and for 18 years in Shell International and independent E&P companies where his roles spanned country manager, business development, petroleum engineering and operations. Mr. Markwell holds a BSc from Imperial College, London, and an MBA from Henley Management College. He is an independent member of Brunel University Council in the United Kingdom.