Explorers of Houston

Explorers of Houston

Each November, the PESA Explorers of Houston Committee honors a 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:
Whiting Petroleum

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

Pioneer

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

EOG Resources

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

Marathon Oil

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

Apache

October 18, 2006
Steve Farris
CEO
Apache Corporation

Devon

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

Chevron

November 14, 2002
Ray Wilcox
President
ChevronTexaco

Shell

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

ConocoPhillips

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

corplogo-continental

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

OXY

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

Shell

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

XTO Energy

November 5, 2007
Keith Hutton
President
XTO Energy Inc.

Chesapeake

November 10, 2005
Aubrey McClendon
CEO
Chesapeake Energy Corporation

ExxonMobil

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

BP

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

Anadarko

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