Honoring leaders and innovators in energy’s upstream, midstream, services, and finance sectors.
The Lone Star State is known for its economic resiliency. That staying power has no doubt been influenced by wild swings in one of our most significant industries: energy. Today, modern wildcatters are breaking open new frontiers and leveraging technology to unlock opportunities. Now in its second year, D CEO’s Oil & Gas Awards program recognizes CEOs, CFOs, and other executives who play a critical role in making Texas a national and international center for energy excellence.
Tailwater Capital, led by Jason Downie and Edward Herring
Private Equity Firm of the Year
With more than 100 transactions in the midstream and upstream sectors representing $19 billion in value, Tailwater Capital is off to another banner year in 2019 after the March sale of San-Antonio based Petro Waste Environmental to WM Energy Services Holding. According to Managing Partner Jason Downie: “At Tailwater, we constantly work toward creative solutions for our management teams, our counterparties, and our customers. By approaching situations actively looking for a solution where all parties stand to benefit, we have found that our relationships, effectiveness, and the ultimate outcome have all significantly benefited.”