Matt focuses on the role technology and innovation play in restructuring markets, especially in oil, gas, power and other energy and industrial companies.
Matt has spent 25 years serving energy clients globally. Over time, he has led the firm’s Electric Power, Oil and Gas, and Sustainability practices. He has written and spoken extensively on oil, gas, power and energy resource market transitions around the world. Currently his work focuses on North American unconventional resources, restructuring US power markets, and how technology is reshaping market dynamics, capital productivity and operational efficiency in oil, gas and power.
During 2009–10, Matt served as the senior advisor to the US Secretary of Energy, leading the Recovery Act Implementation. In this role, he had responsibility for managing the Department of Energy’s $35.2bn in Recovery Act appropriations. The Department of Energy reviewed more than 30,000 applications and funded more than 5,000 projects through the Recovery Act, accelerating US innovation in energy efficiency, advanced transportation, renewable energy, transmission and distribution infrastructure, carbon capture, environmental clean-up and basic science.
Publications (partial list)
Resource Revolution: How to Capture the Biggest Business Opportunity in a Century. Stefan Heck and Matt Rogers with Paul Carroll. Melcher Media, 2014
“How technology is reshaping supply and demand for natural resources.” Jonathan Woetzel, Scott Nyquist, Harry Robinson, Matt Rogers, et al. McKinsey Global Institute, February 2017
“The future is now: How to win the resource revolution.” Scott Nyquist, Matt Rogers and Jonathan Woetzel. McKinsey Quarterly, October 2016
“Solar power comes of age: How harnessing the sun got cheap and practical.” Dickon Pinner and Matt Rogers. Foreign Affairs, March/April 2015
“Are you ready for the resource revolution?” Stefan Heck and Matt Rogers. McKinsey Quarterly, March 2014
“Battery technology charges ahead.” Russell Hensley, John Newman and Matt Rogers. McKinsey Quarterly, July 2012
“Five technologies to watch.” Matt Rogers. McKinsey Quarterly, January 2012
“Curbing global energy demand growth: The energy productivity opportunity.” Diana Farrell, Pedro Haas, Scott Nyquist, Jaana Remes, Matt Rogers, Jonathan Woetzel, et al. McKinsey Global Institute, May 2007