Eight Leading Energy Firms Recognized With Oil and Gas Investor 'Excellence Awards'

May 18, 2011, 11:21 ET from Hart Energy

HOUSTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil and Gas Investor magazine will recognize the winners of its 7th annual "Excellence Awards" on June 2, 2011, in Houston.  These prestigious awards will be presented during the afternoon session of Hart Energy's 4th annual Energy Capital Conference.

"Since 2004, the Oil and Gas Investor editors have been pleased to review our readers' nominations for the best companies, deals and the individuals behind them," Editor-in-Chief Leslie Haines said.  "This year's winners continue the tradition of vision and professionalism that characterizes our Excellence Awards."  

The 2010 honorees are:

Executive of the Year – Edward E. Cohen, president and CEO of Atlas Energy LP

Best DiscoveryNoble Energy Inc. for its Leviathan natural gas discovery offshore Israel

Best Financing of the YearEnergy Corp. of America for its Marcellus Royalty Trust I

M&A Deal of the YearChesapeake Energy Corp. and CNOOC Ltd. for their Eagle Ford JV

Turnaround of the YearChaparral Energy Inc. for its 2010-11 restructuring

Best Corporate CitizenPioneer Natural Resources Corp. for its work in the Raton Basin

Best Field RejuvenationConcho Resources Inc. for its Bone Spring play in the Delaware Basin

Best Investor RelationsLinn Energy LP and its vice president of IR, Clay Jeansonne.

In 2011, Oil and Gas Investor magazine celebrates 30 years of setting the standard for energy journalism. Headquartered in Houston, Hart Energy ranks among the leading providers of news, data and analysis for the global energy industry. Its market-leading publishing and consulting expertise has been extended to online products (databases, maps) and services (web sites, market information) as well as industry conferences and exhibitions.

For media credentials to attend the Energy Capital Conference, contact Greg Salerno at gsalerno@hartenergy.com .


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