Josh Young is the Founder & CIO of Bison Interests. Josh has built his career concentrating on deep value opportunities for investors. He has over 15 years of experience in investment management, 10 of which were focused on...
Josh Young is the Founder & CIO of Bison Interests. Josh has built his career concentrating on deep value opportunities for investors. He has over 15 years of experience in investment management, 10 of which were focused on publicly-traded oil and gas securities. Josh became Chairman of the Board of RMP Energy in 2017. After refreshing the board and management team and rebranding the company (Iron Bridge Resources), it was bought out at a 78% premium in 2018. Josh is the author of numerous articles on oil & gas investments and the guest speaker at various energy industry conferences.
He graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in economics. Josh was a management consultant to Fortune 500 companies and private equity firms, and then an investment analyst at a private equity fund.
Josh worked as an energy investment analyst for a multi-billion dollar, single-family office, which was nominated as Institutional Investor's Single Family Office of the Year in 2008
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(2:11) - Josh’s career and background
(7:38) - How big is the investable universe of companies within Oil and Gas?
(9:22) - Where is your focus within the industry?
(10:54) - What was happening in the world after the crash in 2014?
(20:54) - Are the Saudis the largest producers in the world?
(21:18) - What do countries like Iran and Venezuela do with their oil when they are shut out of OPEC?
(24:53) - What started happening in the market in 2015?
(31:48) - As you think about that period of time, how much of it was driven by a lack of fracking knowledge?
(36:25) - Market overview from 2018 through the pandemic
(44:43) - How underinvested is the industry today?
(52:25) - Thoughts on the ESG movement
(1:00:39) - Is there anything on the horizon that the narrative around O&G will change either for the better or worse?
(1:03:18) - How much impact is the Russia-Ukraine conflict having on the oil markets?
(1:05:51) - What are your predictions for the next 4-5 years?
(1:19:37) - Thoughts on the current O&G market
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