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USAEE Luncheon Sept 28, 2022 – with Clay Seigle of Rapidan and USAEE

September 28 @ 11:30 - 13:00 CDT

Clay Seigle will share his views “Energy War 2022: Forecasting the Economic Fallout” and USAEE North America Conference in Houston

Join the Houston Chapter of the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) on September 28 at 11:30 am for our first in-person luncheon at the Federal Reserve since the pandemic. Registration closes on September 27th at noon!

Topic: ‘”Energy War 2022: Forecasting the Economic Fallout”

Speaker: Clay Seigle

Clay Seigle, head of oil advisory at Rapidan Energy Group and USAEE Vice President, will discuss the economic fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the continuing risk of oil and gas supply disruptions. He will also preview the 39th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, taking place in Houston October 23-26 with exciting opportunities for our local chapter members to participate and benefit.

Clay Seigle brings a unique combination of commodity market expertise and business leadership with 23 years’ experience in the energy industry. His professional talent is explaining market dynamics and investable themes to corporate executives, traders and portfolio managers, and general audiences.

Clay has lectured on energy security, geopolitical risk, and macroeconomic dynamics at energy industry events sponsored by The Atlantic Council, The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), S&P Platts, Thomson Reuters, and Argus. He recently delivered the keynote address at the 2022 Annual Energy Policy Conference of the US Association for Energy Economics chapter in Washington, DC. He has also lectured at graduate-level and MBA programs at The University of Houston, Louisiana State University, and The Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Clay’s published works include “Mispricing the Russia Risk Factor” (Petroleum Economist, February 2022) in which he detailed the risks of oil disruptions from sanctions, embargoes, and battle damage prior to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. He is also the author of “Risky Business: Proposed Energy Trading Reforms and The Law of Unintended Consequences.”

Clay has been a guest on CNBC’s “Fast Money” and “Worldwide Exchange,” and has been interviewed in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Houston Chronicle, Bloomberg, Reuters, and CNN.

Clay was most recently Managing Director at Vortexa, using AI and deep energy domain expertise to deliver actionable intelligence to commodity traders. Prior to Vortexa he was Managing Director at Genscape, using remote sensing and proprietary modeling to measure real-time oil operations including storage volumes, refinery processes and pipeline transportation. Clay previously served as Energy Segment Lead at satellite imagery company Maxar, positioning its high-resolution earth observation imagery and related data sets to upstream and midstream energy companies.

Prior to Maxar, Clay worked for ten years at IHS Markit in three different roles: Senior Manager of Commodity Market Intelligence, Research Director of the Institutional Investor practice, and Director of the Global Oil Advisory Service. Prior to IHS, Clay was Senior Oil Market Analyst at Enron, and Analyst at the US Department of Energy.


USAEE – Houston Chapter


Federal Reserve Bank, Houston Branch