Angel Da Silva

Advisor, Entrepreneur and Speaker


Petroleum Engineer, MBA and Master in Banking, Financial Markets and Wealth Management, with almost 20 years of professional experience as advisor, entrepreneur and speaker. Expert in valuation and negotiation of oil and gas assets, reservoir simulation, reserves estimation, field development planning, financial modeling, blockchain, business administration and management.

Co-Founder and former CEO at Wayra Energy (oil company build it from scratch, 3 oil fields, +60M USD valuation, +70 employees). Founder and former Director of La Comunidad Petrolera (largest news portal in spanish about oil and energy, +100K users, +1M monthly views).

Former advisor of the 2 biggest oil services companies worldwide (Halliburton and Schlumberger), participating in more than 30 projects for multiple clients in Ecuador, Mexico, United States and Venezuela. Professor in the Petroleum Engineering School at the Central University of Venezuela (6 topics, +500 students, advisor of 8 thesis).

Founder and CEO at OAG Digital Technologies (building innovative digital products for the oil and energy industry) and ADS Advisors (helping oil and gas companies win bids, evaluate projects and grow their business).

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Building an oil company from scratch

I did it, and I'm going to tell you what I learned in the process

Turning CO2 emissions into Bitcoin

A smart way to stop routine gas flaring and generate a new eco-friendly revenue stream

Transparent and auditable reserves, yes it's possible

How blockchain technology can bring transparency to oil and gas reserves


I help oil and gas companies win bids, evaluate projects and grow their business.

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