July 1, 2021
SAN ANTONIO – The South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER) today opened nominations for the 2021 STEER Eagle Ford Excellence Awards, which honor the companies, organizations and partnerships that are working with the oil and natural gas industry to keep South Texas strong through investments in innovation and technology, while maintaining high environmental standards and providing for the communities where they operate.
“Oil and natural gas companies in the Eagle Ford Shale are meeting our energy needs in cleaner, more efficient ways than ever before,” said Stephanie Moreno, executive director of STEER. “Investments in innovation, environmental stewardship and local partnerships are further strengthening our South Texas communities and it is a real honor to recognize the companies and organizations that are going above and beyond for the people of South Texas.”
Award categories include:
Community and Social Investment, which recognizes both a small and a large organization 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 organization 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 that has developed a technology that is now being implemented and has led to improvements for the region.
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 2021 Eagle Ford Excellence Awards by visiting http://www.steer.com/efea/. Nominations must be received or postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, October 1, 2021.
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.
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