Oil and Gas industry is going through an enormous transition after the recent collapse of the commodity prices due to COVID 19. Massive consolidation in the industry will inevitably lead to cost control but the industry still needs new capital to maintain or grow its businesses. During this downtime, capital market’s desire to support Oil and Gas industry have changed dramatically as well. The investment community have lost faith in industry’s capability of generating returns and with the concerns over the climate change taking center stage, there is strong demand for capital programs that can sustain and grow businesses with golden ESG standards in mind.
Osman Apaydin is the President and CEO of KODA Resources. KODA Resources is an established company with 65 employees focused on the responsible production of hydrocarbons in the Rockies region with existing operations in the Uinta Basin (natural gas focused) and the Williston Basin (oil focused). Dr. Apaydin previously served as the Denver Division Engineering and Regulatory Manager at EOG Resources where he played an instrumental role in the exploration and development of assets in Uinta, Williston, Powder River, and DJ Basins. He oversaw the planning, forecasting, and A&D efforts of the division. Dr. Apaydin holds PhD degree from Colorado School of Mines (2012), MS degree from Stanford University (1998), a and a BS degree from Istanbul Technical University (1995), all in petroleum.