Oil and Gas Investor Announces 2024 ‘Influential Women in Energy’ Honorees

Oil and Gas Investor and Hart Energy announced on Dec. 14 the “Influential Women in Energy” honorees for 2024. These distinguished executives and their accomplishments will be celebrated at the seventh annual Women in Energy luncheon on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2024, at the Hilton Americas-Houston in downtown Houston.

Now in its seventh year, and expanded to include 36 honorees, the Influential Women in Energy program honors professional women who have excelled in every sector of the energy industry, including exploration and production, acquisitions and divestitures, oilfield services, midstream, finance and the energy transition. This blue-ribbon award program has honored more than 125 of the top executives and leaders in the industry since its inception.

The keynote speaker is legendary leadership coach Lara Jones, an award-winning leadership performance expert, creator of the global G.R.I.T. System, founder of Be a Legend, and G.R.I.T. Global, author, athlete and executive coach.

This year’s honorees represent companies such the Baker Hughes, Chesapeake Energy, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Ovintiv, SLB and Tallgrass Energy, to name a few.

The 2024 honorees are:

  • Carolyn Benton Aiman, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Sempra Infrastructure
  • Katja Akentieva, Vice President for New Energy Solutions for the Western Hemisphere, TGS
  • Ana Amicarella, CEO, EthosEnergy
  • Kayce Bartlett, Manager of Geoscience for Permian Development, Ovintiv
  • Nooshin Behroyan, Founder and CEO, Paxon Energy & Infrastructure
  • Sushma Bhan, Non-Executive Director, Ikon Science
  • Adrienne Bond, Partner, Frost Brown Todd
  • Rebecca Boudreaux, President & CEO, Oberon Fuels
  • Courtney Brownie, Vice President for Commercial Finance and Power Solutions, NexTier Oilfield Solutions
  • Lyndal Cissell, President for Americas Land, SLB
  • Carrie Clark, Senior Vice President for Land and Commercial, Black Stone Minerals
  • Rachel Collins, CEO, W Energy Software
  • Courtney Diezi, COO, Corva
  • Jeannie Gardner, Global Digital and Asset Transformation Solutions Leader, KBC Advanced Technologies
  • Beth Good, CEO, Resource Royalty
  • Kajsa Greenhoward, Vice President for Corporate and Strategic Planning, Chesapeake Energy
  • Barbara Harrison, Vice President for Offsets and Emerging at Chevron New Energies, Chevron
  • Susan Hart, General Manager for the Middle East and Africa, ChampionX
  • Joanne Howard, Senior Vice President for Sustainability and Corporate Communications, Crestwood Midstream
  • Robin Laine, CEO, Transect Inc.
  • Heather Leahey, Vice President of Intelligence, Enverus
  • Catalina Leal, Global Director for Assembly, Maintenance and Overhaul of Artificial lift Systems, Baker Hughes
  • Kendra Lee, CEO, Merichem
  • Nikki Martin, President, EnerGeo Alliance
  • Katie Mehnert, Founder and CEO, ALLY Energy
  • Carolina Ortega, Vice President for Sustainability, Milestone Environmental Services
  • Andrea Wescott Passman, COO, Aethon Energy
  • Samantha Richardson, Vice President for Commercial Natural Gas, Tallgrass Energy
  • Serena Agaba Rwejuna, Partner and Co-Head of the Energy Markets and Regulatory Practice, White & Case
  • Amrita Sen, Founder and Director of Research, Energy Aspects
  • Jan Sherman, Co-Founder & Chief Development Officer, Carbonvert
  • Pamela Kearney Skaufel, Chief Procurement Officer, Exxon Mobil
  • Cristina Stellar, Managing Director and Senior Vice President, BOK Financial
  • Jennifer Stewart, Director of Climate and ESG Policy, American Petroleum Institute
  • Jane Stricker, Senior Vice President for the Houston Energy Transition Initiative, Greater Houston Partnership
  • Andrea Tettleton, Partner, Seabaugh & Sepulvado

Before the event, profiles for all honorees and several video interviews of the honorees will be available at HartEnergy.com.

Additional information about sponsorship opportunities and registration for the luncheon are available here. Further announcements on the speakers and agenda will be forthcoming.