FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 4, 2020
STEER Announces Call for Nominations for 2020 Eagle Ford Excellence Awards
SAN ANTONIO—Even during a global pandemic, the oil and natural gas industry in South Texas continues investing in innovation and technology to produce oil and natural gas to meet demand while maintaining high environmental standards and providing for the communities where they operate. The South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER) is proud to honor the companies, organizations and partnerships that work to keep South Texas strong with the 2020 STEER Eagle Ford Excellence Awards, which began accepting nominations today.
“Investments in innovation and technology have allowed companies in the Eagle Ford Shale to meet demand in cleaner, more efficient ways than ever before,” said Stephanie Moreno, Executive Director of STEER. “And this industry’s commitment to South Texas communities doesn’t end there. The oil and natural gas industry is working to make a positive impact through intentional investments and partnerships that aim to better the people and communities where we operate in South Texas. The Eagle Ford Excellence Awards is our way of recognizing the companies, organizations and communities that will continue to strengthen South Texas for decades to come.”
Award categories include:
Community and Social Investment, which recognizes both a small and a large entity that are working with communities to make a positive impact to the social fabric of the local area.
Environmental Stewardship, which recognizes both a small and a large entity that are making it their duty to preserve the environment in a responsible manner.
Neighborhood Impression, which honors one or multiple organizations that have implemented a community project demonstrating the positive impression of the industry on the community.
Innovation in Technology, which recognizes a leading organization in the Eagle Ford area that has developed a technology that is resulting in improvements to the region in economic and environmental ways.
To recognize a company, contractor, non-profit or other partner for their efforts in strengthening South Texas and the Eagle Ford Shale region, submit a nomination for the 2020 Eagle Ford Excellence Awards by visiting www.steer.com/efea. Nominations close at 5pm on Friday, September 25, 2020.
STEER is the leading Eagle Ford Shale resource in the region and is the primary coordinator for communication and public advocacy surrounding the oil and natural gas industry in South Texas. STEER serves as the bridge connecting the industry and communities throughout South Texas to ensure positive collaboration and communication surrounding the activities associated with energy production in the Eagle Ford Shale and Rio Grande Valley. In 2018, the boards of STEER and TXOGA approved the merger of STEER into TXOGA. The merger was finalized on January 1, 2020.
Gretchen Fox, firstname.lastname@example.org, 512-694-4326