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  • Recognizing excellence and celebrating long-term contributions to the North American energy infrastructure sector.

    2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

    Indicates an Inductee

    Industry

    Alfred Martinelli

    Michael Mears

    Robert Phillips

    Raymond Plank

    Kelcy Warren    |   

    Professional

    Michael Blum

    David Fleischer    |   

    David Oelman    |   

    Robert Pierce

    Ray Strong

    2019 Finalists & Winners

    Indicates a Winner

    Merger of the Year

    • Enbridge Inc and Enbridge Energy Management, Enbridge Energy
 Partners, Enbridge Income Fund Holdings, and Spectra Energy Partners
    • Energy Transfer Equity and Energy Transfer Partners
    • Tallgrass Energy GP and Tallgrass Energy Partners
    • Western Gas Equity Partners and Western Gas Partners
    • Williams Companies and Williams Partners

    Best Sell-Side Report Headline

    • Christine Cho, Barclays, “TEGP/TEP: Roll It Up, Roll It In, Where to Begin?”
    • Tristan Richardson, SunTrust, “PETM (People for the Equitable Treatment of Midstream)”
    • Timm Schneider, Citigroup, “You Can Do It Put Your Buy-BACK Into It!”
    • TJ Schultz, RBC, “ANDX: Little Orphan Andeavor”
    • Chris Sighinolfi, Jefferies, “DCP: DCP Induced, Mewbourn Arriving Early”

    Project of the Year

    • Atlantic Sunrise Project, Williams
    • Corpus Christi Liquefaction Train 1, Cheniere Energy
    • Cove Point Liquefaction Project, Dominion Energy
    • Mariner East 2 Pipeline, Energy Transfer
    • Midland-to-Sealy Pipeline, Enterprise Products Partners

    Best Sell-Side Macro Coverage

    • Jefferies, led by Chris Sighinolfi
    • RBC, led by TJ Schultz & Elvira Scotto
    • UBS, led by Shneur Gershuni
    • US Capital Advisors, led by Becca Followill
    • Wells Fargo, led by Michael Blum

    Acquisition of the Year

    • EagleClaw Midstream’s acquisition of Caprock Midstream
    • Global Infrastructure Partners’ acquisition of EnLink Midstream interests
    • Government of Canada’s acquisition of Trans Mountain Pipeline
    • OMERS Infrastructure’s acquisition of a 50% interest in BridgeTex Pipeline
    • Western Gas Partners’ acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum midstream assets

    Highest Total Return

    • Cheniere Energy Partners

    Highest Risk-Adjusted Return

    • Cheniere Energy Partners

    Prognosticator of the Year

    • Josh Davidson, Baker Botts

    Bookrunner of the Year

    • Bank of America Merrill Lynch

    Most Innovative Company

    • Altus Midstream
    • Enbridge
    • Enterprise Products Partners
    • Kinder Morgan
    • Targa Resources

    Underwriter of the Year

    • Morgan Stanley

    Legal Counsel of the Year

    • Latham & Watkins

    Best Investor Relations Team

    • Cheniere Energy
    • Crestwood Equity Partners
    • Enterprise Products Partners
    • ONEOK
    • Tallgrass Energy

    Accountant of the Year

    • PwC

    Mutual Fund of the Year

    • Oppenheimer SteelPath MLP Select 40 Fund

    Most Fiscally Responsible

    • Altus Midstream
    • Enterprise Products Partners
    • Magellan Midstream Partners
    • MPLX
    • Shell Midstream Partners

    Closed-End Fund of the Year

    • Goldman Sachs MLP Income Opportunities Fund

    Breakthrough Company of the Year

    • Cheniere Energy
    • Crestwood Equity Partners
    • ONEOK
    • Plains All American Pipeline
    • Tallgrass Energy

    2018 Hall of Fame Finalists & Inductees

    Indicates a Winner

    Chief Executive Officer

    • Greg Armstrong    |   
    • Al Martinelli
    • Mike Mears
    • Bob Phillips
    • Kelcy Warren

    Investment Banking

    • Michael Jamieson
    • Pierre Lapeyre
    • Rob Pierce
    • Andy Safran    |   
    • Ray Strong

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Nancy Buese
    • Don Chappel
    • Kim Dang    |   
    • Ben Fink
    • Keith St. Clair

    Legal Counsel

    • Mike Bresson
    • Josh Davidson
    • Robert McNamara
    • David Oelman
    • Mike Rosenwasser    |   

    Investor Relations

    • Julie Dill
    • Paula Farrell    |   
    • Dan Harrison
    • Steve Milbourne
    • Peter Staples

    Asset Management

    • Eric Conklin
    • Jim Cunnane
    • David Leuschen
    • Kyri Loupis
    • Jim Murchie    |   

    Research and Analysis

    • Ron Barone, UBS
    • Michael Blum
    • David Fleischer
    • Steve Maresca
    • Yves Siegel    |   

     

    2018 Finalists & Winners

    Indicates a Winner

    Merger of the Year

    • American Midstream Partners and Southcross Energy Partners (JPEP)
    • Andeavor Logistics and Western Refining Logistics
    • Enbridge Inc and Midcoast Energy Partners
    • ONEOK Inc and ONEOK Partners
    • Pembina Pipeline and Veresen

    Best Sell-Side Macro Coverage

    • Evercore, led by Timm Schneider
    • RBC, led by TJ Schultz & Elvira Scotto
    • UBS, led by Shneur Gershuni
    • US Capital Advisors, led by Becca Followill
    • Wells Fargo, led by Michael Blum

    Project of the Year

    • Dakota Access Pipeline, Energy Transfer Partners
    • Phase III Expansion, Pembina Pipeline
    • Maurepas Pipeline, SemGroup
    • Sabal Trail Pipeline, Spectra Energy Partners
    • Leach Xpress, TransCanada

    Best Bank Conference

    • Citi 1x1 MLP/Midstream Infrastructure Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Deutsche Bank MLP, Midstream & Natural Gas Conference, New York, NY
    • RBC Midstream Conference, Dallas, Texas
    • UBS MLP 1x1 Conference, Park City, Utah
    • Wells Fargo Pipeline, MLP & Utility Symposium, New York, New York

    Acquisition of the Year

    • GP/IDRs, Andeavor Logistics (from Andeavor)
    • GP/IDRs, Holly Energy Partners (from HollyFrontier)
    • GP/IDRs, MPLX (from Marathon Petroleum)
    • Permian Basin Gathering and Processing Assets, Targa Resources (from Outrigger)
    • GP/IDRs, Williams Partners (from the Williams Companies)

    Highest Total Return

    • Noble Midstream Partners

    Highest Risk-Adjusted Return

    • Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings

    Best Bank Conference

    • Citi 1x1 MLP/Midstream Infrastructure Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada

    Most Innovative Company

    • American Midstream Partners
    • Sempra Energy
    • Targa Resources
    • Tellurian
    • Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure

    Prognosticator of the Year

    • Jeremy Held, ALPS

    Bookrunner of the Yea

    • Morgan Stanley

    Underwriter of the Year

    • Barclays Capital

    Most Fiscally Responsible

    • Enterprise Products Partners
    • Magellan Midstream Partners
    • MPLX
    • Noble Midstream Partners
    • Williams Partners

    Legal Counsel of the Year

    • Vinson & Elkins

    Accountant of the Year

    • Ernst & Young

    Breakthrough Company of the Year

    • Cheniere Energy Partners
    • MPLX
    • Noble Midstream Partners
    • Pembina Pipeline
    • Williams Partners

    Mutual Fund of the Year

    • Cohen & Steers MLP & Energy Opportunity Fund

    Closed-End Fund of the Year

    • First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund

    Best Investor Relations Team

    • Cheniere Energy Partners
    • Crestwood Equity Partners
    • Enterprise Products Partners
    • Magellan Midstream Partners/li>
    • Shell Midstream Partners

    Initial Public Offering of the Year

    • Antero Midstream GP
    • BP Midstream Partners
    • Hess Midstream Partners
    • Kimbell Royalty Partners
    • Oasis Midstream Partners

    Best Sell-Side Report Headline

    • Barrett Blaschke, MUFG, “GEL: Don’t Exodus from Genesis: The Numbers Improve”
    • John Edwards, Credit Suisse, “PAA Gets to the Point with Cactus Expansion”
    • Sharon Lui, Wells Fargo, “SUN: Slurpees with Tacos Relieve SUN Indigestion”
    • Tristan Richardson, SunTrust, “PAA: OneCut, TwoCut, RedBar, BlueBar”
    • Chris Sighinolfi, Jefferies, “PAA/PAGP: I Love It When You Call Me Big PopPAA”