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LIVE: PetroNerds Podcast
Liberty Oilfield Services
950 17th St., Ste. 2400
Denver, CO 80202

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Thursday, September 09, 2021, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM MST
Category: Speaker Series

Join us for a LIVE recording of the PetroNerds Podcast with host Trisha Curtis and special guest Chris Wright, CEO Liberty Oilfield Services. Light appetizers and beer & wine will be provided.

All sales are final and non-refundable. Registration has now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $35, regardless of member status. 

About Our Speakers


Trisha Curtis
President & CEO - PetroNerds, LLC 

Trisha Curtis is the President and CEO of PetroNerds, LLC.  She founded the company in 2015 and began working full time at PetroNerds in January 2016.  She was formerly the Director of Research, Upstream and Midstream, at the Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc. (EPRINC) in Washington, DC.  Since 2010, she has led extensive research efforts and major consulting projects and authored several reports on the North American upstream and midstream markets. 

She was also the Manager for Strategy and Analytics at Anschutz Exploration in Denver, Colorado. 

At PetroNerds, Ms. Curtis leads research and consulting services.  She is a macroeconomist with an expertise in US shale markets.  She is globally recognized for her knowledge of US shale and has been asked to speak and present at several forums including OPEC in Vienna, Austria, in Bahrain, and in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Stanford University, Chatham House, Oxford University, Denver University, and Colorado School of Mines.  She is also the host of The PetroNerds Podcast. 


Chris Wright
CEO - Liberty Oilfield Services

Chris Wright serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Liberty Oilfield Services.  Additionally, Chris founded and serves as Executive Chairman of Liberty Resources, a Bakken-focused E&P company and Liberty Midstream Solutions. He has had a lifelong passion for energy and its role in human life. He has spoken on energy to the UK House of Lords, the States Attorneys General, Federal and State Judges, debated the merits of the shale revolution on TV and given over 100 talks.

Chris completed an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at MIT and graduate work in Electrical Engineering at both UC Berkeley and MIT. Chris founded Pinnacle Technologies and from 1992 - 2006 years served as CEO.  Pinnacle created the hydraulic fracture mapping industry.  Pinnacle's innovations in fracturing practices helped launch commercial shale gas production in the late 1990’s.

Chris was Chairman of Stroud Energy, an early shale gas producer, prior to its sale to Range Resources in 2006. Chris currently serves on the Board of Directors for Liberty Resources, Urban Solutions Group, US Ceramics and the Federal Reserve Bank, Denver Branch.

Chris has consulted and taught courses on all six inhabited continents and authored / co-authored over 60 technical papers and articles. He has received numerous industry awards and several U.S. patents. Chris also worked on fusion energy, solar energy, and geothermal energy. Chris grew up in Colorado and is a passionate skier, cyclist, climber, and outdoor enthusiast. He serves on the board of numerous nonprofits including PERC, ACE Colorado, ACE Montana, PRI, and the YCCF.


About Our Sponsor

  Liberty is a leading North American oilfield services firm that offers one of the most innovative suites of completion services and technologies to onshore oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. They focus on offering safe, efficient, and high-quality hydraulic fracturing, engineering, and wireline services, aiming to become the vendor of choice. Their technology leadership, low employee turnover, aligned incentives and culture of excellence deliver industry-leading results.

Contact: Gabby Richmond, [email protected] (720) 926-9196