I’m Ben Montalbano and BuyCorbomite.com is my personal blog. It is an exploration of data, energy, and other haphazardly amalgamated topics and apps I’ve scraped together.


My background is in energy economics and analytics. Below are a handful of publications from throughout my career.

Completion Design Changes and the Impact on US Shale Well Productivity. Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. doi:10.26889/ei212017

Unravelling the US Shale Productivity Gains. Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. doi:10.26889/9781784670726

Iraq’s Ambitious Production Aims Supported by Progress in Oil Fields. Oil and Gas Journal.

Is it time for Gazprom to hit the reset button? Oil and Gas Journal.

How to reach me:

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ben-montalbano-097a043/

Twitter: @montalbano_ben

What is Corbomite?

It’s certainly not something you can buy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Corbomite_Maneuver