Kevin Birn

IHS Markit

Vice President, North American Crude Oil Markets

Kevin Birn, Vice President, North American Crude Oil Markets, IHS Markit and a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Mr. Birn is based in Calgary and leads western Canadian crude oil market research services and is leading IHS Markit’s emerging oil market GHG Accounting and Estimation capability. His expertise includes North American crude oil markets, crude oil logistics, upstream oil sands cost and emissions, and life-cycle greenhouse gas estimation of crude oil. Mr. Birn has authored over eighty reports related to North American crude oil markets, extraction, and associated environmental impacts. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Mr. Birn was a Senior Economist with the Government of Canada and a Partner in a software firm. Mr. Birn holds an undergraduate degree in business and a graduate degree in economics from the University of Alberta. His oil sands research is publicly available from IHS Markit at  

Sessions With Kevin Birn

Tuesday, 26 October