Energy Industry

Nominations Open: D CEO’s 2021 Energy Awards

Honoring excellence and innovation in oil, gas, and renewable energy, from North Texas to the Permian Basin.

In its fourth year, D CEO is proud to honor outstanding leaders in oil and gas and energy finance who continue innovating and moving the industry forward. This year, in the spirit of unity and recognition of the importance all sources play in the energy sector, we’re expanding the program to include excellence in alternative forms of energy.

Awards will celebrate leaders in upstream, midstream services (including technology companies), energy finance, and renewables. We’ll also present Rising Star and Legacy/Lifetime Achievement awards.

The program is open to industry players from East Texas to the Permian Basin, as long as there is a strong North Texas tie. The deadline for submissions is July 16. Additional information can be found here.

All finalists will be recognized in the November issue of D CEO and at a special awards presentation in late October. Click here to make nominations in all categories.

Award Categories

Innovative Leaders

Upstream Executive of the Year

Midstream Executive of the Year

Energy Services and Technology Executive of the Year

Renewable Energy Executive of the Year

Energy Finance Leader of the Year

Energy Finance

Private Equity Firm of the Year

Financing/ Capital Deal of the Year

North Texas Energy Impact

Excellence in Innovation and Sustainability

Rising Star/ Future Leader (Nominee should be age 40 or younger)

Legacy/ Lifetime Achievement Award

Industry Partners

D CEO is pleased to once again partner on The Energy Awards with the following organizations:

  • American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL)
  • Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies
  • Dallas Young Professionals in Energy
  • Energy Management Program at UTD
  • Financial Executives International
  • Maguire Energy Institute at SMU
  • North Texas Commission
  • Texas Alliance of Energy Producers
  • TCU Energy Institute
  • Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association
  • The Institute of Petroleum Accounting at UNT
  • TXCPA Dallas
  • TXCPA Fort Worth
  • TXCPA Permian Basin
  • TXCPA Wichita Falls
  • TXCPA South Plains
  • Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA)
  • Women’s Energy Network


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