Presenter: Pete Speer, Senior VP in Moody’s Oil and Gas Team
Title: Oil & Gas Companies Struggle to Balance Capital Discipline, Growth and Shareholder Rewards
About the Presenter: Pete Speer is a Senior Vice President in Moody’s Oil and Gas Team, covering a portfolio of investment grade and high yield energy companies. His portfolio includes integrated oil, exploration and production, drilling, oilfield services and midstream companies. He joined Moody’s in 2003 in the Accounting Specialists Group, working alongside energy rating analysts and helping them to assess the reliability and quality of iissuers’ financial reporting and controls. Before joining Moody’s, Pete was a senior manager in the national office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. For two years he consulted with audit engagement teams on a variety of complex financial accounting and reporting issues. Prior to his assignment in the national office, Pete was resident in the Houston office and served as the audit engagement senior manager for several multi-national energy industry clients. Pete is a Certified Public Accountant and is licensed in Texas and Michigan. Pete graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Business Administration.