PetroNerds Return to the Oxford Energy Podcast

‘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[…]

Oxford Oil Day 2018 Presentation and Upcoming Research

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[…]

PetroNerds Visit the Oxford Energy Podcast

‘Trisha Curtis, a research associate at OIES and founder of consultancy Petronerds, discusses the recent trends in US shale oil production, based on her recent paper for OIES. Trisha reviews the key basins for shale oil production and assesses the impact of technological developments on the productivity of new wells. She reviews the potential for[…]

PetroNerds Presentation at Oxford’s Oil Day

PetroNerds Co-Founder Trisha Curtis presented at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies’ Oil Day at Oxford University on November 17th, 2017.  She presented findings from PetroNerds’ recent report on shale well productivity and discussed financial and hedging updates from third quarter earnings. Download her presentation here!

OIES Report: Completion Design Changes and the Impact on US Shale Well Productivity

We are excited to announce that the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, a recognized independent center of the University of Oxford, has published our report (pdf link) on completion design changes and well productivity in the US shale sector. This report updates our existing work on productivity gains during the oil market downturn.  It examines[…]

PetroNerds’ Appearances in Oxford and London

PetroNerds just wrapped up a set of appearances in Oxford and London, England. On November 25th, 2016 PetroNerds’ President and Co-founder Trisha Curtis gave a presentation on US shale oil well productivity gains in Oxford, England at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies’ (OIES) Oil Day. An abridged version of that presentation can be downloaded here. Trisha[…]

Unravelling the US Shale Productivity Gains

The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) has published PetroNerds’ new paper Unravelling the US Shale Productivity Gains (link to pdf). The paper draws from PetroNerds’ ongoing research into shale productivity at the basin, company, and individual well level during the oil market downturn. From the paper’s abstract: This paper seeks to assess the well productivity changes in[…]

US Shale Oil Dynamics in a Low Price Environment

PetroNerds co-founder Trisha Curtis’ report “US Shale Oil Dynamics in a Low Price Environment” has been released by the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, part of the University of Oxford. Trisha is a visiting research fellow at the Institute. The report examines how US tight oil producers are adapting to the now year old low[…]