BCA is the market-leading provider of independent investment research. Our Sector Strategy Services combine our proprietary macroeconomic framework with in-depth domain and industry expertise to provide unique insights and investment opportunities.


Energy Sector Strategy builds on BCA's macroeconomic research and adds analysis on subsectors and company-level winners and losers. Our approach overlays macroeconomic themes and indicators with commodity expertise, sector-level analysis, and fundamental research to deliver a consistent framework that connects the dots from analysis to actionable conclusions.



Thematic Research: In-depth analysis of themes and emerging trends in the energy sector. Each report will provide a detailed review of the topic, subsector views and fundamental research to identify company-level winners and losers. Each report will present actionable investment recommendations to support different investment strategies.

Market Updates: A review of the market-impacting indicators and changes within the industry, with updates on BCA subsector views and recommendations.


Special Reports: Covering a specific topic or theme in more depth, supported by investable conclusions.

Alerts: Thoughtful coverage of time sensitive developments within the energy industry.

Chartbooks: An extensive selection of charts, relative valuations and indicators on the energy industry.


Webcasts: A monthly interactive webcast with the lead Analyst reviewing specific subsectors, market trends, company outlooks and answering questions from clients.

Analyst Call: A regular call with the lead Analyst to help integrate our research into a client's investment focus and strategy.


A unique web platform that provides access to our research, latest recommendations, polls and responses to client questions.


  • A complete, consistent and objective investment framework that delivers end-to-end investment research and long-term actionable recommendations.
  • A unique team that combine macroeconomic analysis, energy industry expertise and investment modeling skills.
  • Long-term perspective to distill the real impact of emerging trends and market changes.

Matthew D.Conlan, CFA

Senior Vice President

Matthew Conlan is currently BCA's Senior Vice President, Energy Sector Strategy. Prior to joining BCA Research in 2015, Matt analyzed the Energy Sector for over 20 years as a Sell Side Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities, Weeden & Company, ABN Amro, and Prudential Securities. Matt started his career as an Investment Banker in the Energy Group at Smith Barney. Matt is a CFA charter holder and graduated from Williams College with a double major in Mathematics and Economics.

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