[Editor's note: This article originally appeared in the January 2020 edition of E&P. Subscribe to the magazine here.]
Innovation is the lifeblood of the oil and gas industry. However, innovation requires invention. Invention requires ideation. Ideation requires inspiration.
The value of an idea is found in how it is used, as Thomas Edison, the inventor of the modern-day lightbulb and more, once noted. Ideas and all of their possible uses become reality when the brightest minds transform inspiration into innovation.
In recognition of the oil and gas industry’s brightest minds, inventive innovators and leaders of cutting-edge technology development, E&P is proud to announce the 2020 Energy Innovators.
These men and women, nominated by their peers and colleagues, have demonstrated leadership and made significant contributions to advancing oil- and gas-related technologies. It is in their hands that the next generation of innovations and the industry will thrive.
—By Jennifer Presley, Executive Editor, E&P
For complete details on all the
2020 Energy Innovators honorees,
please visit hartenergy.com/energy-innovators.
2020 ENERGY INNOVATOR HONOREES
2022-06-28 - Imperial and Exxon Mobil agreed to sell XTO Energy Canada, a jointly owned shale producer in Western Canada, in an all-cash transaction to Whitecap Resources.
2022-06-13 - After not finding oil or gas at the Rasper exploration well offshore Suriname in Block 53, Houston-based APA set its sights on the Baja exploration prospect in Block 58.
2022-06-17 - The joint venture between Canada-based Frontera and CGX Energy eyes potential offshore Guyana in hopes of replicating success seen in the nearby Stabroek block.
2022-05-19 - The discovery includes 500 million barrels of oil from an exploration well in the field.
2022-06-28 - LLOG Exploration Co. announced the first oil produced from its deepwater Gulf of Mexico Spruance Field, with 16,000 bbl/d of oil, as well as 13 MMcf/d of gas.