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Christopher Brown serves as director, research, international oil and gas at Canaccord Genuity and has provided international analytical coverage since 2006. Previously, Christopher worked as the international oil and gas analyst for BMO Capital Markets. Brown's industry experience includes reservoir engineering work at various large-cap oil and gas companies. Prior to that, he was employed at an international M&A firm with mandates out of London. Brown holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering.
Cash in on Energy in Ukraine and the Rift Basins of Eastern Africa (5/22/14) Sometimes a major's trash is a junior's treasure. That's the story in East Africa, where majors began outlining resources and then ditched them for onshore assets. In their wake, junior companies with technical expertise are ready to unlock more wealth than the large caps thought possible. In this interview with The Energy Report, Canaccord Genuity Director of Research Christopher Brown fills us in on hidden opportunities in the rift basins of east Africa. He also shares an interesting perspective on how to make money on oil and gas ventures in Ukraine.
Fracking, Uranium and Solar, Oh My!: Growth and Innovation in 2013 (12/26/13) A more profitable outcome often requires a new way of doing things. The Energy Report profiled some of the most innovative stories in the energy space in 2013. Our experts talked about everything from developments in hydraulic fracturing techniques to new ways of finding and processing natural resources. As we look forward to exciting new opportunities in 2014, let's revisit some stories our experts shared last year.
Four International O&G Juniors for a Globe-Sweeping Shale Revolution: Christopher Brown (11/7/13) Shhh! The market is sleeping. Meanwhile, international juniors are stealing into old oil and gas basins with the same equipment and technical expertise that forever changed the oil and gas landscape in North America. In this interview with The Energy Report, Canaccord Genuity Research Director Christopher Brown and Research Associate Kimberly Thompson name some promising junior companies that are poised to tempt majors back into these basins or simply clean up on premium international pricing. For investors, it's a case of massive potential upside for practically nothing—at least until the market wakes up.
"When Russia is no longer able to sell low-cost gas to Ukraine, that will fantastically benefit netbacks for KUB." (5/22/14) Cub Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Christopher Brown More >
"MVN is experiencing very positive share price increases now that Argentina's government has reimbursed Repsol for expropriated assets." (5/22/14) Madalena Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Christopher Brown More >
"History has proven Ukraine has access to significant volume, and KUB has done well introducing new technologies there." (11/7/13) Cub Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Christopher Brown More >
"MVN has a solid financial position and an even better land base in what could be the biggest shale play in the world." (2/19/15) Madalena Energy Inc. - The Energy Report Interview with Etienne Moshevich More >
"I believe POE will be one of the few energy companies that can offer big production growth in the next few years." (2/19/15) Pan Orient Energy Corp. - Chen Lin, What Is Chen Buying? What Is Chen Selling? More >