Trisha Jean Curtis
Director of Research, Upstream and Midstream
Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc. (EPRINC)

Trisha Curtis is the Director of Research, Upstream and Midstream, at the Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc. (EPRINC). Since 2010 she has lead extensive research efforts and authored several reports on the North American upstream and midstream. She recently spearheaded EPRINC’s project with the Department of Energy for the Quadrennial Energy Review, evaluating production potential and crude oil transportation across the U.S. and Canada. She is currently studying global markets and evaluating the impact of lower oil prices on the U.S. and other major oil producing nations. Curtis has a long standing commitment to pursuing a career in energy economics and technical analysis. Raised in northwest Colorado, she has worked on oil and gas sites in Colorado and Wyoming.

Curtis’ work for Department of Defense has focused extensively on China and international economics.

Curtis did her undergraduate work at Regis University in Denver, Colorado, where she double majored in Economics and Politics, minored in Criminology, and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She has a Master of Science (MSc) degree from the London School of Economics in International Political Economy and wrote her MSc Dissertation on Chinese National Oil Companies. As an undergraduate she also worked as a staff assistant in UK Parliament for John Grogan, Selby Constituency.