D CEO is proud to announce its Oil and Gas Awards finalists for 2018. These are the CEOs, CFOs, and innovators who have helped make Texas a national and international center for energy activity and finance.
The awards celebrate leaders in the upstream, midstream, services (including technology companies), and finance sectors, from North Texas to the Permian Basin.
Winners in the inaugural program will be revealed at an exclusive awards event on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at The Petroleum Club.
Upstream CEO of the Year
Joseph Wm. Foran, Matador Resources Co.
Tim Leach, Concho Resources
Trevor Rees-Jones, Chief Oil & Gas
Upstream CFO of the Year
Richard Dealy, Pioneer Natural Resources
Jack Harper, Concho Resources
Jill Lampert, NGP Energy Capital Management
Upstream Innovator of the Year
Mark Hiduke, PCORE Exploration & Production
Travis Stice, Diamondback Energy Inc.
Midstream CEO of the Year
Doug Dormer, Cardinal Midstream
Michael Garberding, Enlink Midstream
Kelcy Warren, Energy Transfer Partners
Midstream CFO of the Year
Alison Fischer, Energy Spectrum Capital
Thomas Long, Energy Transfer Partners
Midstream Innovator of the Year
Michael Latchem, Lucid Energy
Services CEO of the Year
Rhett Bennett, Black Mountain Sand
David Lane, Impact Selector International
John Wallace, DeGolyer and MacNaughton
Services CFO of the Year
Christopher Loy, Superior Silica Sands
Howard Seely, Holland Services
Christopher Weber, Halliburton
Services Innovator of the Year
Chris Hosek, Texas Star Alliance Energy Solutions
Bruce Thompson, Thompson Cos./Sand X
Private Equity Firm of the Year
Pearl Energy Investments, led by Billy Quinn
Tailwater Capital, led by Jason Downie and Edward Herring
Energy Spectrum, led by Thomas Whitener Jr.
M&A Deal of the Year
Parsley Energy acquiring Midland basin acreage from Double Eagle Energy Permian
Sale of Discovery Midstream to KKR/Williams Cos. Inc.
Sale of RSP Permian Inc. to Concho Resources Inc.
Financing/Capital Deal of the Year
Brazos Midstream Recapitalization Under Morgan Stanley
Global Infrastructure Partners’ Investment in Enlink Midstream
Lucid Energy Recapitalization Under Riverstone & Goldman Sachs
Stew Fuller, Lucid Energy Group
Jason Hradecky, Impact Selector International
John Sabo, PCORE Exploration & Production