Stephen L. Thumb


Mr. Thumb is EVA’s Senior Advisor on natural gas, oil, and NGL markets.  With more than forty years’ experience in the industry, Stephen has been involved in a wide variety of projects for each fuel, which includes industrials, electric utilities, producers and clients acquiring energy assets.   Examples include preparation of strategic market studies and long term price forecasts, as well as being an expert witness.   Stephen is the author of several dozen EPRI and GRI reports on nearly every facet of the gas industry, as well as numerous key topics for the oil and petroleum products industry.   Stephen’s prior experience includes five years as vice president of planning and analysis at Meridian Oil/Burlington Resources, with other positions held at Ashland Oil and Getty Oil.  He was a certified public accountant in West Virginia.


  • American University, M.B.A.
  • Northwestern University, B.S. Chemical Engineering.
  • Certificate in Nuclear Engineering, Bettis Atomic Laboratory.