PetroNerds, LLC is a boutique energy analytics and advising firm based in Denver, CO.  It provides a variety of products and services to help its clients better understand US energy markets, evaluate the performance and assets of US tight oil and gas producers, improve midstream and downstream market knowledge, and provide domestic and global policy context to ongoing events in the both US and abroad.

PetroNerds was founded in 2015 by Ben Montalbano, former Director of Research and Operations of the Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc. (EPRINC), and Trisha Curtis, EPRINC’s former Director of Research – Upstream and Midstream.

The PetroNerds staff has a published track record of analyzing both global energy markets and policy, enabling it to make sense of today’s US-centric developments for its clients around the globe and provide the context they need to make decisions. In addition to publishing reports in respected industry publications such as Oil & Gas Journal and World Oil, the staff has led research projects with the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy in support of the 2015 Quadrennial Energy Review (QER).  PetroNerds has also worked closely with upstream and midstream companies to provide market guidance and analysis in support of their operations and investment activities.

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