Explorers of Houston

Explorers of Houston

Each November, the PESA Explorers of Houston Committee honors an exploration and production company that demonstrates excellence in technological innovation and leadership in the industry. This committee also sponsors a premier golf tournament held annually in March, which supports the Explorers Award Program and provides contributions to the Offshore Energy Center in Galveston, Texas, and national Energy Education Development programs.

PAST RECIPIENTS:
ConocoPhillips

November 16, 1999
Archie Dunham
Chairman, President & CEO
Conoco Inc.

BP

November 15, 2001
Jack Golden
Group Vice President, North America
BP

Devon

November 11, 2004
Larry Nichols
Chairman and CEO
Devon Energy Corporation

XTO Energy

November 5, 2007
Keith Hutton
President
XTO Energy Inc.

EOG Resources

November 22, 2010
Mark Papa
Chairman & CEO
EOG Resources, Inc.

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November 5, 2013
Harold Hamm
Chairman & CEO
Continental Resources, Inc.

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October 26, 2016
Curtis W. Mewbourne
Founder & Owner
Mewbourne Oil Company

Anadarko

May 16, 2000
Robert J. Allison Jr.
Chairman & CEO
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Chevron

November 14, 2002
Ray Wilcox
President
ChevronTexaco

Chesapeake

November 10, 2005
Aubrey McClendon
CEO
Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Marathon Oil

November 6, 2008
Clarence Cazalot Jr.
President & CEO
Marathon Oil Corporation

OXY

November 16, 2011
William Albrecht
President
Oxy Oil & Gas, U.S.A.

Whiting Petroleum

November 19, 2014
James Volker
Chairman, President & CEO
Whiting Petroleum Corporation

Shell

November 16, 2017
Bruce Culpepper
Shell U.S. Country Chair & President
Shell Oil Company

Shell

November 16, 2000
Walter van de Vijver
President & CEO
Shell Exploration & Production Company

ExxonMobil

November 4, 2003
Morris E. Foster
VP ExxonMobil Corp. & President, ExxonMobil Production Company
ExxonMobil Development Company

Apache

October 18, 2006
Steve Farris
CEO
Apache Corporation

Shell

November 10, 2009
Jose Orlando Melo De Azevedo
President
Petrobras America, Inc.

Pioneer

November 6, 2012
Scott Sheffield
Chairman & CEO
Pioneer Natural Resources

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October 20, 2015
Greg Hill
President & COO
Hess Corporation, World Wide E&P