Charlotte Wright

CEO, Wright Resources International, PLLC; Emeritus Regents Professor and Anadarko Petroleum Chair, School of Accounting, Oklahoma State University
Charlotte Wright


Ph.D., accounting, University of North Texas; M.P.A., University of Texas at Arlington

Summary of Experience

Professor Wright is an expert in accounting, public policy, and resource allocation related to petroleum. She focuses her work on international petroleum contracts, upstream oil and gas accounting, and financial reporting, as well as on the disclosure and valuation of oil and gas reserves. Her research has examined accounting issues for environmental costs and asset retirement obligations, petroleum economics and decision analysis, joint interest accounting, and the evaluation of oil and gas financial statements. Over the past two decades, Professor Wright’s expertise in petroleum economics and valuation has been called on in support of numerous litigation matters. In these engagements, she has served as a witness, filed expert reports, and provided testimony at deposition and trial.  Professor Wright has authored dozens of research publications and is the coauthor of two textbooks, Fundamentals of Oil & Gas Accounting and International Petroleum Accounting. She has served on the editorial review boards of several publications, including Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management Journal and Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly, and was a member of the International Accounting Standards Board’s extractive industries advisory committee. Professor Wright is a certified public accountant in Oklahoma.

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