Senior Economist

John C. Winchester
2998 Ridge Road
Uniontown, KS 66779
(620) 756-9812


Senior economist with executive yellow experience in the oil and gas industry. Diverse experience includes risk management, strategic planning, hedging and market forecasting.
Corporate Experience

Quaker State Company, Uniontown, KS

1996 – Present
Senior Economist – Quaker State Exploration Company
Responsible for all economic forecasting including supply and demand, risk management, short- and long-term interest rates, prices, profit planning, short- and long-term forecasting, strategic planning, and inflation rates.

Major Accomplishments:
• Created risk management group to integrate trading and develop hedging strategies.
• Developed economic models to accurately anazlyze and forecast price differences.
• Created a highly accurate model to predict natural gas storage movements.

Quaker State Company, Uniontown, KS

1984 – 1995
Senior Economist – Energy, Corporate Planning and Economics
Performed econometric modeling, statistical analysis, and forecasting.

Major Accomplishments:
• Developed a valuation of coal reserves utilized in a potential acquisition
• Analyzed proposed tax legislation to determine their effect on the company.

Kansas Oil Corporation, Uniontown, KS

1982 – 1984
Senior Economist – Economics Division, Corporate Planning
Assisted team in development of accurate econometric modeling, statistical analysis, and forecasting. Presented findings to management.
Academic Experience

Kansas State University

1985 – Present
Adjunct Professor of Economics
Teach courses in macroeconomics and managerial economics.

Kansas State University

1997 – Present
Instructor of Economics
Teach a graduate level managerial economics course.



Ph.D, Economics


Master of Arts – Economics
Bachelor of Arts – Economics

International Association for Energy Economics – Member
American Economic Association – Former Member


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