Hart Energy Announces 2023 ‘Forty Under 40’ Honorees

Hart Energy unveiled on Oct. 16 the honorees for Oil and Gas Investor’s 2023 “Forty Under 40” recognition program.

This year’s honorees, all age 40 or younger, were nominated by peers, colleagues or superiors in an open submission process and selected from all sectors of the industry, including E&P, service, A&D, midstream and finance. All are recognized for proven leadership or potential and positive impact in their respective organizations. These role models demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit, creative problem-solving, leadership and community involvement.

The 2023 honorees for Oil and Gas Investor’s “Forty Under 40” program are (alphabetically by surname):

  • Shelly Albrecht, Vice President of Land, Avant Natural Resources
  • Bailey Donovan Allen, Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Chemical Technologies, ChampionX
  • Matt Autry, President, Oil and Gas, Valor
  • Jillian Boldin, Director of Marketing and Optimization, DT Midstream
  • Jeff Cook, Vice President of Exploration, Continental Resources
  • Zach Davis, Executive Vice President and CFO, Cheniere Energy
  • Syed Fahim, Global ESG Lead, SLB
  • Sean Fitzgerald, Partner, Boomtown Oil
  • Lehne George, Geoscience Manager, Marcellus Business Unit, Chesapeake Energy
  • Jacqueline Gerst, Vice President of Storage, Carbonvert Inc.
  • Travis Hancock, Co-Founder and Partner, Octagon Energy Partners; CFO, EnerVest Ltd.
  • Ryan Hannemann, Portfolio Manager, Marathon Oil Co.
  • Clayton Hewett, COO, Cardinal Midstream Partners
  • Christopher Hogan, Founding Partner, Hogan Thompson Schuelke LLP
  • Joshua Holt, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, WellDatabase
  • Mathew Jarvis, CEO, Dark Horse Metals and Apex Capital Resources
  • Patrick Johnson, Partner, Bracewell LLP
  • Jody Jordan, Vice President of Business Development, Brazos Midstream
  • Basak Kurtoglu, Managing Director and Head of Technical, Quantum Capital Group
  • Robert M. Lee, CEO and Co-Founder, Dragos
  • James Liu, Managing Director, Wincoram Asset Management
  • Daniel Lopus, Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Divestitures, Hilcorp
  • Shannon Manner, Vice President, Business Development, Noble Royalties
  • Jonathon McCartney, Senior Vice President, Land and Legal, Double Eagle Natural Resources
  • Siddharth Misra, Associate Professor, Texas A&M
  • Jackie Palmer, CEO, GeoVision; President, DataLog Geological Services
  • Yogashri Pradhan, Reservoir Engineer, Coterra
  • Shaun Prestridge, Vice President, Planning & Budgeting, LLOG Exploration
  • Brittany Raiford, Vice President, Investor Relations, Southwestern Energy
  • Brett Schellenberg, Vice President, Digital Solutions, Nabors Industries
  • Maryam Schellstede, COO, University Lands
  • Ethan Shoemaker, Investment Partner and Head of Infrastructure, Orion Infrastructure Capital
  • Carolina Sierra, Director, Technical, First Reserve
  • Aaron Smith, Vice President, Engineering, Circle S
  • Brendan Smith, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, SeekOps Inc.
  • Ryan Springmeyer, CFO, Tap Rock Resources
  • Andrew Stopka, Director, Engineering and Rig Construction, Patterson-UTI
  • Janice Tran, Co-Founder and CEO, Kanin Energy
  • Matthew Vining, CEO, Navigator CO2
  • Caleb Weatherl, CEO, Garrison Energy

Video interviews and other special features with these individuals will be available at a later date here. Editorial profiles of each honoree also will appear in a special supplement to Oil and Gas Investor in November.

Oil and Gas Investor’s annual “Forty Under 40” recognition program began in 2016 and attracts strong support from the petroleum industry and the financial community. Honorees traditionally span varied organizations and disciplines: investment banks, oil and gas producers, midstream operators, service companies and technology providers with responsibilities for management, acquisitions and divestitures, law, finance and more.