All Energy Consulting was founded and is managed by David K. Bellman, a seasoned energy professional and market analyst. After graduating with honors from the University of Texas with a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, David began his career with Purvin & Gertz, Inc., an international energy consultancy based in Houston, Texas. During his tenure at Purvin & Gertz, David participated in numerous petroleum and refining industry studies for international oil and gas companies, state-owned oil companies, refiners and petroleum marketers. His public notoriety moment occured when he was the lead analyst among all oil analyst to forecast the crude oil collapse of 1998. He was on the front page of USA Today March 10, 1998 and also made appearances on various other publications and radio shows.
After several years with Purvin & Gertz, David joined Deloitte Consulting to broaden his consulting skills, provide market insights to the energy industry and participate in developing technological tools to assist the energy industry (e.g. Portals).
In 2002, David joined American Electric Power (AEP) in Colombus, Ohio with an initial assignment on the oil trading desk. After the Enron collapse, AEP downsized to concentrate on its core business model; namely, power and utilities. To continue succeeding with the company, this move by the company forced David to adapt by redirecting his attention and focus from the international oil market to power and utility markets.
Over 7 years, David received 5 promotions and became the youngest Managing Director in the history of AEP. Responsibilities included directing a team of analysts and assist in developing the company’s strategic plan. David also directed AEP’s forecasts for economic growth, load demand and supply/demand and price forecasts for a host of commodities; including: oil, natural gas, coal, emissions, metals, and power.
In addition to management of AEP’s analytics group, David was also responsible for maintaining the companys relationships with various organizations such as The National Petroleum Council (NPC). While working in this capacity, David became a key member and contributor to an NPC study titled ”Facing the Hard Truths about Energy“. David’s contribution on this very notable study was significant, serving on the Coordinating Sub-Committee (CSC), Demand, Technology, and Geopolitics & Policy group, and performing as the lead author on several sub-topic papers. David also served on the Technical Review Panel for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.