About us

Our services

JBC Energy is one of the world’s leading independent advisors to the oil and gas industry. Established in 1994, the company provides research, analytics, consulting, and training solutions to customers around the world from its offices in Vienna, Austria and in Singapore.

The JBC Energy Research Centre is internationally recognized as a global leader in oil and gas market analysis and forecasting. JBC Energy publishes an extensive range of analytical reports covering crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas, LNG, NGLS, as well as alternative fuels. Our reports are at the core of JBC Energy services. These high-level daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly publications ensure that we are always at the forefront of market developments. Our reports feature carefully crafted forecasts that draw on a wealth of experience and data as well as the highest quality research and analysis.

Our research and analytical expertise cover:

  • Fundamental Market Analysis
  • Supply & Demand Modelling
  • Product Balances
  • Price Forecasting (monthly and annual forecasts available)
  • Trade Flows
  • Refining Model (based on region and refinery complexity)
  • Upstream modelling
  • IMO 2020
  • Bunker Fuels
  • LNG Regasification and Liquefaction
  • Energy Politics

JBC Energy offers clients a range of consulting services. We provide highly specialised management consulting solutions to companies in the areas of supply, trading, risk management and pricing. We also offer clients a range of tailored-research services including single client studies, research on demand, white papers, feasibility studies, and market outlooks.

Our consulting expertise cover:

  • Oil & Gas Market Outlooks & Studies (Single or Multi-client)
  • Trading & Risk Management Audits & Benchmarking
  • Risk Management Advisory
  • Pricing Mechanisms
  • Strategic Advice
  • Trading Asset Integration & Optimization
  • Trading & Risk Management Process Design
  • Expert Witness
  • Supply, Demand, Pricing Forecasts (Datasheets)

JBC Energy also provides training programs that are designed to help our clients organically meet their HR objectives. We provide them with the tools to develop the skill levels of their staff from the time they enter the company as fresh graduates to the time they reach the board room. Our team of consultants are a mix of energy industry veterans and professional consultants; allowing us to bring real world experience plus business, process, and technical innovation to our clients.

Our training expertise cover:

  • Energy Trading, Risk Management & Pricing (ETRMP)
  • Analysing Oil Markets (AOM)
  • LNG/Natural Gas Insights (LNGI)
  • Tailored Training Programmes

Since 2017, JBC Energy has been hosting the annual JBC Energy Matters Seminar from the beautiful city of Vienna, our group’s headquarters. Each year our clients joins us to hear the latest short and long market outlooks directly from our key analysts. This event is designed to allow clients to provide their direct feedback to our analysts in an open forum under Chatham House Rules. Of course, clients also use the event to expand their own network of energy industry professionals, while enjoying some fantastic cultural events.

As more governments and companies recognize the need to transition towards more sustainable lower carbon fuels, we have begun to give more coverage to the subject of Energy Transition throughout our entire portfolio of publications, particularly in our Bigger Picture reports such the Mid Term Outlook.

Our clients

For more than 25 years we have been working with the world’s leading energy companies. Our clients can largely be found in the following sectors:

  • Independent Refiners
  • National & International Oil Companies
  • Oil and Gas Majors
  • Integrated Supply & Trading Companies
  • Petrochemical Companies
  • Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Government Organizations
  • Shipping and Transportation Companies

Our Management Team

Johannes Benigni – Chairman

Johannes Benigni is the chairman and founder of JBC and is currently based in Singapore. Johannes started his career in energy markets more than two decades ago. Originally working in commodity trading and the brokering of oil and natural resources, today he is specialized in consulting for major energy companies in the upstream, mid, and downstream oil and gas industry. Johannes’s expertise and managerial knowledge on strategy, integrated supply, trading and pricing can be vital to the success and enhanced profitably of any international oil and gas company, while his extensive international network with the industry brings instant connectivity to his clients. Johannes’s insights into energy markets are frequently quoted by business media & news agencies in the US, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

David Wech - Managing Director, Vienna.

David is the Managing Director of JBC Energy in Vienna and been instrumental in the development of the company’s research portfolio, analytical services and supply, demand, and pricing (SuDeP) model. Before taking over as Managing Director, David led both JBC Energy’s research and business development teams. He remains a pivotal contributor to the company’s short and long term market views.

Richard Gorry – Managing Director, Singapore.

Richard Gorry is the Managing Director of JBC Energy Pte Ltd in Singapore. Richard is an extremely experienced consultant and an expert in crude oil and refined product fundamentals, trading and pricing and is regularly working with clients across the globe on strategic energy projects. Richard is a speaker at oil and gas conferences throughout Asia and a regular contributor to CNBC and Bloomberg TV.

Michael Dei-Michei – Head of Research.

Michael Dei-Michei is the Head of Research and oversees the provision of the numerous research publications and services to JBC Energy’s global client base. His expertise plays a major role in forming JBC Energy’s cutting-edge market analysis.

Eugene Lindell – Head of Client Engagement.

Senior Consultant and Head of Client Engagement. Eugene has many years of experience supporting and advising some of the world’s largest oil producers as well as government-related agencies around the world. He has been with JBC Energy for over 13 years and helmed both the Upstream and Downstream teams for several years at different points in his career.