Jason Bennett, partner with Baker Botts, sees the biggest impact of the new Trump administration on the energy industry as its commitment to job creation. Developing oil and gas assets and moving those assets to market—whether for export, to the downstream refinery sector or as petrochemical feedstocks—will accomplish the administration’s goals and bolster the industry.
Daniel Rice, former CEO of Rice Energy who now sits on the EQT board, addressed the elephant in the room earlier this month at Hart Energy’s Energy Capital Conference.
Today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree is Hunter Wallace, Atlas Sand’s COO who has led in the design, construction and capitalization of two frack sand plants in the Permian Basin.
The merger of Keane Group with C&J Energy Services is expected to create the third largest pressure pumper in the U.S., behind only Halliburton and Schlumberger.