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. 


Joshua Firestone

Principal Petroleum Economist


  • North America
  • Upstream oil and gas
  • Macroeconomics, risk and global trends

Get in touch with Joshua

Joshua is a principal economist with our Fiscal Service. He tracks fiscal developments in the US, builds and updates our economic models, and provides insight and analysis to help our clients adapt to changes.

Joshua brings nearly a decade of specialist energy experience to his role. He joined Wood Mackenzie in 2019, having previously worked as a petroleum economist at Ryder Scott petroleum consultancy in Houston.


MSc, Petroleum Economics and Management, Institute of French Petroleum

MBA, Risk Management, University of Oklahoma

BBA, Finance, University of Tulsa