Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> December 17, 2013

A Cautious Outlook for Oilfield Equipment and Services as Major Oil Companies Shift Strategies

Wicklund, James K.
James K. Wicklund, a Managing Director at Credit Suisse Group in the Investment Banking Division, is responsible for covering the U.S. oilfield equipment and services sector. Prior to joining Credit Suisse Group, Mr. Wicklund spent the last four years at Carlson Capital running a diversified energy portfolio. Before moving to the buy side, Mr. Wicklund spent 15 years as an Oilfield Services Analyst, beginning at Rauscher Pierce and moving on to Banc of America Securities, where he was ranked number one in the Institutional Investor and Greenwich Associates surveys over multiple years. He is a member of both the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. Mr. Wicklund holds bachelor's degrees in both physics and business administration and finance from Southern Methodist University. Profile
TWST: From a big-picture perspective, how should investors approach investing in oilfield equipment and services differently than they should approach investing in the oil companies