We are excited to announce that as of February 1, Wood Mackenzie is a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, a leading investor at the intersection of technology and government. Our focus remains on providing you with the best intelligence, analytics, data and tools to ensure you are making the best data-driven business decisions with confidence.  

Read more in our news release here. 

Ben Chu

Head of Trading Analytics and Proprietary Data, Natural Gas, Short-term Analytics


  • North America
  • LNG
  • Gas pipelines and storage
  • Gas markets
  • Oil and gas production

Get in touch with Ben

As part of our Short Term Analytics team, Ben supports our gas forecasting and monitoring offering, including gas production, LNG and proprietary storage. He also harnesses our technology to provide insight into equity and credit markets.

Ben has been in the energy industry for 20 years, working his way up from a ‘boots on the ground’ role on a gas drilling rig through critical upstream engineering and analyst roles with major industry players, such as Exxon and BP. He moved from upstream onto a major gas trading floor, providing forecasts for North American Gas Production and analysis of NYMEX, regional gas and electricity markets.


BS, Mechanical Engineering, Rice University

BA, Managerial Studies, Rice University