Jorge León

Senior Vice President, Oil Market Research

Dr Jorge León is an energy economist with more than 15 years of experience in research and consulting in the energy sector, with significant expertise in monitoring, analysing, and forecasting world energy and oil developments.

Currently, he works as Senior Vice President at Rystad Energy, leading the regional oil markets team since August 2022. From 2018 to 2022 he was part of bp’s Economic and Energy Insights team in London, analysing economic and global energy market developments, and helping to provide frontline advice and support to bp's businesses to inform decision making. He also supported the team’s analysis of oil and refining markets and contributed to bp’s highly regarded external products — the BP Energy Outlook and BP Statistical Review of World Energy.

Previously, he worked at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) from 2013 to 2018, where he was one of the main authors of OPEC’s flagship publication, the World Oil Outlook. He also coordinated OPEC’s internal medium-term oil market report, managed several research projects, and led OPEC’s international dialogue initiatives with the European Union, the International Energy Forum and the International Energy Agency.