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Oil and Gas Investor Announces 2023 '25 Influential Women in Energy' Honorees

Published by Todd Bush on December 9, 2022

HOUSTON, Dec. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil and Gas Investor and Hart Energy proudly announce the "25 Influential Women in Energy" honorees for 2023. These distinguished executives and their accomplishments will be celebrated at the sixth annual Women in Energy luncheon on February 7, 2023, at the Hilton Americas-Houston in downtown Houston.

The 25 Influential Women in Energy program honors professional women who have excelled in every sector of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, acquisitions and divestitures, oilfield services, midstream, finance, ESG 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.

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This year's honorees represent companies such Antero Resources, Continental Resources, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, Equinor, KPMG, SLB and Tailwater Capital, to name a few.

The 2023 honorees are:

  • Barbara Baumann, Chair of the Board of Directors, Devon Energy Corporation
  • Serena Buck, Vice President of Land, Ascent Resources
  • Le'Ann Pembroke Callihan, Vice President, American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL)/NAPE
  • Carrie Carson, Director, Commercial Development, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures
  • Keila Aires Diamond, Managing Director and Head of ESG, Quantum Energy Partners
  • Marianella Foschi, CFO, Civitas Resources
  • Deborah Gholson, Gas Development Services Advisor, Berkshire Hathaway Energy GT&S
  • Stephanie Hertzog, CEO Energy & Resources North America, Sodexo
  • Jen Hornemann, Ph.D., PE, Vice President Production, Antero Resources
  • Naana Danquah Jefferson, General Counsel Americas Land, SLB
  • Alisa Lukash, Vice President, Head of Climate Policy Research, Rystad Energy
  • Sarah Magruder, President & CEO, Owner/Founder, Safire Oil & Gas Consulting
  • Jill McMillan-Melott, Managing Director, Tailwater Capital LLC
  • Tania Ortiz Mena, Group President, Clean Power and Energy Networks, Sempra Infrastructure
  • Carmen Millet, Head of U.S. Energy, Natural Resources and Chemicals Industry Marketing, KPMG
  • Diane Montgomery, Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer, Continental Resources
  • Yuliya Olsen, Manager – North America Oil & Gas Practice, McKinsey & Company
  • Alina Parast, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ChampionX
  • Heetal Patel, Senior Project Manager, ExxonMobil Corp.
  • Megan Pearl, Director of Technology, Locus Bio-Energy Solutions
  • Kathryn Roark, Vice President of Diversity & ESG, Patterson-UTI Energy
  • Allison Sandlin, U.S. Onshore Non-Operated Asset Manager, Equinor
  • Rachel Schelble, Ph.D., Head of Corporate Carbon Management and Infrastructure, Wood Mackenzie
  • Sweta C. Sethna, Chief Counsel, Energy Transfer LP
  • Teresa Thomas, Senior Manager, Deloitte

Prior to the event, several of the honorees will participate in a series of interviews that will be available at beginning in mid-January. Profiles of the honorees will also be available at

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

About Hart Energy

Since 1973, Hart Energy has been the global energy industry's comprehensive multi-channel network providing news, data, insights and events. At Hart Energy, our mission is to create, aggregate, organize and analyze timely and targeted information across platforms in ways that business professionals and investors can trust for making energy-related decisions.

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