Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> January 19, 2018

An Optimistic Outlook on an Under-Appreciated Oil & Gas Sector

John P. Herrlin Jr. is the Head of Oil and Gas Equity Research and Equity Analyst at Societe Generale. He covers integrated oil and E&P companies within the Americas region. Mr. Herrlin joined the firm from AlphaOne Capital Partners, LLC in 2010. Prior to that, he spent 14 years at BofA Merrill Lynch Research Division as an Analyst, where he followed U.S. and Canadian E&P companies, and since 2004, United States integrated energy companies. Mr. Herrlin also followed the E&P sector at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Research Division and before that Smith Barney. He was Institutional Investor’s top-ranked Oil and Gas Analyst for six years while at BofA Merrill Lynch Research, and was rated since 1994 in the exploration and production category. Mr. Herrlin has an MBA in finance and energy management from the University of Denver, conducted graduate studies in geology from the University of Montana and Colorado School of Mines, and received an undergraduate degree in geology from the University of Montana. Profile
TWST: Let's start with a quick overview of your coverage universe and any changes since we last spoke a year ago.

Mr. Herrlin: I follow 21 companies, down one from our last conversation