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Mr. Houston founded Starcap Energy in 2016 after working for a number of years in investment banking and A&D advisory roles. He has 25 years of experience in the oil & gas industry including 12 years senior management. Mr. Houston has a broad technical background in onshore and offshore E&P operations. His areas of expertise include reservoir engineering, wells, onshore and offshore production operations, reserves determination, petroleum economics and asset valuations.


Mr. Houston has held senior management positions at BP, Hess Corp, Talisman Energy and worked as a Development Director for BG Group. Mr. Houston holds two degrees; B.Eng.(Hons) Civil (Offshore) Engineering and a M.Eng. Petroleum Engineering, both Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and a qualified Offshore Installation Manager (OIM).


​Mrs. Clayton is a Senior Managing Director at Starcap Energy. She has 17 years of experience in the oil & gas industry, including 8 years senior management. Mrs. Clayton has had global exposure as a geologist, working on assets in Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Australia. Her areas of expertise include reservoir development in both carbonates and clastics, well operations, asset evaluation and strategy management from exploration to development and enhanced recovery programmes.

Mrs. Clayton has held senior management positions at JKX Oil & Gas and CalEnergy Resources, and was a founding member of Dubai Petroleum Establishment, playing a key role in the transition from ConocoPhillips to reinstating asset operations and management to the Dubai Government. Mrs. Clayton holds two degrees; B.Sc. (Hons) Geology, Edinburgh University, and a M.Sc. Petroleum Geosciences, Imperial College, London.



​​Mr. Wilson is a Managing Director at Starcap Energy. He has 13 years of experience in the oil and gas industry including 5 years in senior management positions leading onshore and offshore E&P operations. His experience spans large and small energy platforms across North America, Australia, West Africa and NW Europe. Additional areas of expertise include portfolio strategy and regulatory relations.

Mr. Wilson most recently served as Technical Manager at iGas Energy, where he led a multi-disciplinary team executing the acquisition and operations of conventional and unconventional assets in NW Europe. Prior roles include Petroleum Engineer and Senior Developments Engineer across global and US markets for Hess Corporation. Thomas holds a B.Sc. (Hons) Natural Sciences, Birmingham University and a M.Sc. Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London.

Rebecca Clayton, Managing Director, Oil and Gas A&D, EMEA 

Thomas Wilson, Managing Director, Americas 

Oberon Houston, Global Head, Oil & Gas Advisory 

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