Unconventional Thinking for an Uncertain World
The U.S. oil and natural gas shale revolution changed everything about global energy markets. Investors, executives, policymakers and governments have to know what matters when it comes to incorporating the current and future impact of U.S. unconventional oil and natural gas shale plays. PetroNerds is a boutique energy analytics and advisory firm based in Denver, CO, near the heart of the unconventional oil & gas resource play revolution. We help clients understand what matters in U.S. energy markets by providing personalized, data-driven advisory services to evaluate the performance and asset quality of North American oil and natural gas shale resources, improve midstream and downstream market knowledge and understand the impact of market developments near and abroad. PetroNerds also offers HedgeAware, an interactive cloud-based solution for quickly assessing the hedging strategies and past performance of U.S. oil and gas producers on a single, easy to use platform.
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PetroNerds presented at Hart Energy’s annual DUG Rockies conference on May 15, 2019. Trisha Curtis, President and Co-Founder, explained how activity in the Rockies stacks up against the Permian and, more broadly speaking, how equity markets are treating Rockies-centric public E&Ps. Download Trisha’s presentation here (pdf).
‘James Henderson and Trisha Curtis, the CEO and founder of PetroNerds and a visiting fellow at OIES, discuss her forthcoming paper on current trends in the US shale oil industry. Following recent industry concerns that productivity and well performance might be set to undermine the future production outlook, Trisha outlines her view that in fact[…]
PetroNerds’ President and Co-Founder Trisha Curtis presented preliminary research on US shale well productivity from an upcoming research report to be published by Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) at their 2018 Oil Day forum. This presentation and report will provide an update to PertoNerds’ extensive work on US shale production and productivity gains and[…]
In this episode of the PetroNerds Podcast, Trisha Curtis discusses the ins and outs of Colorado’s controversial ballot measure, Proposition 112 (Increased Setback Requirement for Oil and Natural Gas Development), and provides some background on the current state of oil and gas production in Colorado. Show notes: Maps of the increased setback and “vulnerable” areas[…]
PetroNerds presented at the Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s annual Energy Summit on August 21st, 2018. Trisha Curtis’ presentation highlighted global oil market trends and balances before diving into the US market. She addressed investor pressure facing the US shale industry in the context of second quarter earnings. Trisha also examined productivity trends in major[…]
We just updated HedgeAware for the latest data reported by E&Ps for Q1 2018. This piece summarizes the more notable trends and observations on E&P hedging strategies and performance. The majority of current oil hedging positions held by US E&Ps have largely been carried over from several quarters ago. Weighted average prices for both fixed[…]
PetroNerds presented at the DUG Hart Energy Rockies conference last week in Denver. Trisha Curtis discussed crude oil prices and their impact on Rockies region E&P activity as the Permian continues to attract large amounts of capital. She also addressed improving well productivity in the Bakken and Powder River Basins and the infrastructure pressure on[…]
The Denver Business Journal recently featured PetroNerds’ President and Co-founder Trisha Curtis in their recurring Thought Leader feature. Trisha shared stories about her background and passion for energy and entrepreneurship. The article can be accessed below: Download Article (PDF)
In this episode of the PetroNerds Podcast, Trisha Curtis dives into the Powder River Basin (PRB). She discusses the basin’s operators, reservoirs, productivity, and outlook. This episode covers several themes and highlights from Q4 2017 earnings calls. Subscribe to the PetroNerds Podcast in iTunes and TuneIn. Carry On by The New Valleys has been[…]
The PetroNerds Podcast – Episode 9: Get Ready for Q4 Earnings with a Reflection on Q3 (CLR and CDEV)
As we approach the release of Q4 2017 earnings for independent US oil and gas companies, Trisha Curtis reflects on Q3 earnings comments from Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm and Centennial Resource Development CEO Mark Papa. Her discussion examines CEO forecasts for Q4 related to profitability, productivity, and macroeconomics, creating benchmarks for us to assess[…]