Forgedale Principal, Betsy Suppes, has 30 years experience as a petroleum geoscientist. She has spent the last 16 years performing due-diligence assessments for private investors, independent oil and gas companies, legal counsel, and financial institutions. Betsy specializes in risk analysis of individual oil and gas prospects and portfolio analysis from both a geologic and business case perspective.

Forgedale Consulting has a sub-specialty of working with charities and non-profits that receive in-kind gifts of oil and gas. She has appraised oil and gas interests for banks, charities and individuals and has presented at BNY Mellon’s Charitable Wealth Management Conference, Pittsburgh’s Emerging Philanthropy Seminar and the Energy Legacy Organization.

Betsy assists landowners with mineral trespass disputes, unit size, appraisals and royalty payments.

Betsy holds an M.B.A. and M.S. in geology from Tulane University and a B.S. in geology from Dickinson College.