Opportune Adds Stephen Bell as Managing Director

Reported by Houston Chronicle and Houston Citybizlist.

Opportune LLP, a leading global energy consulting firm, today announced the promotion of Stephen Bell to Managing Director.

Stephen was previously a Director in Opportune’s Process and Technology practice. Stephen is an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience working for many of the largest oil and gas companies in the world. His experience includes developing IT solutions for downstream, chemicals and upstream business sectors.

During his career, he has led several successful efforts to extend and innovate on base SAP capabilities to meet the business requirements across the petrochemical supply chain, including: trading, risk management, primary and secondary distribution, fuels marketing, retail, lubricants pricing, crude marketing and sales, and feedstocks and chemicals.

Stephen’s primary focus at Opportune is developing enterprise-wide IT strategies and solutions for downstream and chemical companies. He possesses deep expertise across the full IT lifecycle, from IT strategy inception to project implementation.

“Stephen’s unique industry experience and commitment to delivering excellence will continue to add extraordinary value to our clients,” said Kurt King, partner at Opportune. “His promotion to managing director is a testament to his depth of industry knowledge and commitment to client service.”

Stephen holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania.

About Opportune LLP

Opportune LLP is a leading global energy consulting firm specializing in adding value to clients across the energy industry, including upstream, midstream, downstream, power and gas, commodities trading, and oilfield services. Opportune’s service lines include: chemical engineering, complex financial reporting, dispute resolution, enterprise risk, outsourcing, process and technology, reserve engineering and geosciences, restructuring, strategy and organization, tax, transactional due diligence, and valuation. For more information on Opportune LLP, please visit our website at www.opportune.com.

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