Rocky Mountain Hall of Fame
Induction into Western Energy Alliance's Rocky Mountain Hall of Fame is one of the top honors for leaders in western oil and natural gas, associated service and midstream companies, and organizations supporting the industry within the banking, legal, regulatory and education sectors.
Created in 2004 and held every five years, the Hall of Fame recognizes leaders who have made significant contributions to the development of oil and natural gas in the West over the past 35 years as well as the communities where their companies operate.
Rocky Mountain Hall of Fame Inductees
The 2014 inductees into the Rocky Mountain Hall of Fame deserve the recognition for their vision, planning, execution, leadership and risk-taking. The history of this industry is full of incredible stories of determination and grit. Surviving the ups and downs takes a special kind of leader. Adapting to the amazing technological developments requires unrelenting focus.
The 2014 Rocky Moutain Hall of Fame inductees include:
- Bruce Benson, Benson Mineral Group
- Jim Brown, Halliburton
- Ted Brown, Noble Energy
- Robert J. Clark, 3 Bear Energy
- Al Golden
- Harold Hamm, Continental Resources
- Curtis Hill, Exeter Drilling
- Michael Johnson
- David Miller, EnCap Investments
- Bill Odell, Poulson Odell & Peterson
- Ray Plank, Apache
- Paul Rady, Antero Resources
- Dave Schaenen, DLD Enterprises
- Charles Searle, Guaranty Bank
- Bill Smith, COGCC
- Margot Timbel, Anschutz Exploration
- James Volker, Whiting Petroleum Corp.
- Barth Whitham, Enduring Resources
- Paul Zecchi, Central Resources
- Robert Zorich, EnCap Investments
Additional details profiling the successful careers of these industry legends are featured in the Hall of Fame commemorative event program.
The 2009 Rocky Moutain Hall of Fame inductees include:
Zack Brinkerhoff, Jr.
Alexis (Alex) Cranberg
Pietro Vichi Domenici
Clayton Glenville Dorn II
J.B. (Bert) Ladd
E.A. (Tip) Polumbus
A. Ralph Reed
A.B. (Pete) Slaybaugh
J.R. (Digger) Smith
L. Paul Teague
J.C. (Jay) Thompson
H.A. (Hank) True
Jack Vickers, Jr.
The 2004 Rocky Moutain Hall of Fame inductees include:
Wayne (Dusty) Biddle
Collis Chandler, Jr.
|George Fancher, Jr.|
Neil (Mick) McMurray
F.H. (Mick) Merelli
J. Gregory Merrion
|W.A. (Tex) Moncrief, Jr.|
J. Larry Nichols
Marvin Owens, Jr.
Vernon (Moose) Taylor, Jr.
Kye Trout, Jr.
H.A. (Dave) True
Harry Trueblood, Jr.
Harvey E. Yates