Dave Witte

Senior Vice President and General Manager - Oil Markets, Midstream, Downstream and Chemical at IHS Markit


Houston, Texas, U.S.


Mr. Dave Witte holds global responsibility for the IHS Markit Oil Markets, Midstream, Downstream and Chemical divisions. His combined energy and chemical experience of more than 30 years has helped many companies develop strategies to better position their businesses and improve on investments. His insights on the industry outlook have made him a sought-after speaker. Mr. Witte spent six years in the Asia-Pacific region running the consulting business for Chemical Market Associates (CMAI). Previously, he spent ten years as a Chemical Engineer with Ethyl (Albemarle) and Chevron/Chevron Chemical, where he gained refining and chemical plant production, planning, operations and design experience. He also holds process patents in the area of aromatics. Mr. Witte graduated from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US, with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.​