Jessica Ogbonnaya is a Vice President in the Global Energy Group of Citigroup and focuses on strategic advisory engagements and capital markets financings for companies in the upstream sector. Ms. Ogbonnaya joined the group in 2010 and has worked on a number of debt, equity and M&A transactions globally and across the various energy subsectors. Ms. Ogbonnaya relocated to London in early 2015 to work for Citi’s EMEA energy group where she was focused on international offshore and LNG assignments before returning back to Houston in 2016. Prior to joining Citi, Ms. Ogbonnaya worked as an analyst at Lehman Brothers.
Ms. Ogbonnaya’s selected transaction experience includes the following: advisor to American Energy Partners – Marcellus on its acquisition of assets from East Resources ($1.75 bn); advisor to Petrobras on the divestment of its E&P assets in Peru to China National Petroleum Corporation (US$2.6 bn); advisor to Robbins & Myers on its corporate sale to National Oilwell Varco ($2.5 bn); advisor to Denver Parent Corporation in its management buyout of Venoco Inc. ($1.6 bn).
Ms. Ogbonnaya graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Spanish from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.