Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> February 10, 2014

Opportunities for Independent E&Ps in Shale Gas and Oil

Leo Mariani, Analyst, joined RBC Capital Markets in 2006 and focuses on oil & gas exploration & production in the Austin office. He was chosen as the number two stock picker in the 2007 Wall Street Journal Best on the Street survey for the oil and gas sector. Prior to joining RBC Capital Markets, Mr. Mariani was an Equity Analyst at Jefferies & Company, Inc. where he focused on oil & gas exploration & production as well as the oil & gas commodity markets. He also worked in corporate finance investment banking at both UBS Warburg and PaineWebber Inc. Mr. Mariani is a graduate of Brown University where he double majored in economics and organizational behavior & management. Profile
TWST: As we look out over the next year or two, how would you characterize the outlook? It's been pretty interesting so far.

Mr. Mariani: I think the outlook for independent