Laura Capper

Founder and CEO of CAP Resources, Principal in EnergyMakers Advisory Group


Laura Capper is a founder and CEO of CAP Resources and a principal in EnergyMakers Advisory Group.
She specializes in oilfield-related market assessment, strategy development for emerging market issues, technology commercialization, operations planning, and due diligence / transaction support services for oil and gas technology and service companies and their investors. Together, her team has serviced over 600 clients and contributed to the development of over $4.0 Billion in value associated with new venture launches as well as support for mergers, acquisitions and investment activity with oil and gas companies, oilfield service companies, and their investors. The firm’s primary focus is related to unconventional exploration and production trends and practices, water management and treatment technologies, disposal well and seismicity risk management, and environmental and waste handling practices in the oilfield, among other areas.

Laura and her partners have authored a series of in-depth reports tracking the state of Water Management and investment opportunities in U.S. and World unconventional shale plays, with 2014 reports published by IHS. CAP Resources has helped assess some 400+ providers of water treatment technologies, numerous water management software platforms, logistics management approaches and fixed facilities, and a breadth of proprietary technology providers. In concert with sister company EnergyMakers’ Advisory Group, in 2017 the firms will be jointly publishing a report on “Taking Stock of U.S. UIC Formation Health and potential Risk Factors associated with US Class II Disposal Wells: Best Practices and Mitigation Strategies”.

Laura is a B.S.E.E. from Rice University with minors in Bioengineering and Computer Science, and currently serves as Director of 5 privately held companies, and is a Director or advisor to 4 non-profits tasked with advancing technology development and access to education.