Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> November 12, 2002

Oilfield Service Companies: Kurt Hallead – Rbc Capital Markets

Kurt Hallead joined RBC Capital Markets in January 2002 to run the oil service research effort. Prior to RBC, Mr. Hallead achieved number 2 status in the annual Greenwich Associates Poll and was ranked number 13 in the annual Institutional Investor poll while at Merrill Lynch. His dossier also includes stints as analyst/portfolio manager at two prominent energy hedge funds. Mr. Hallead brings a seasoned blend of investment and brokerage industry experience as well as a balanced view of the macro, micro and geo-political business factors that drive the energy business and, in turn, the oil service industry. He holds a BA in Finance from Michigan State University. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with a quick overview of your coverage

at RBC Capital Markets?

Mr. Hallead: Our universe of coverage includes more than 30

oilfield service companies.

TWST: What's