Foundation for Energy Education Scored Big at First Annual Clay Shoot

Foundation for Energy Education Scored Big at First Annual Clay Shoot 
HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/13 --  The Foundation for
Energy Education announced today that they raised more than $90,000
at its First Annual Clay Shoot Tournament. The event was held on June
10th at the Greater Houston Gun Club. 
"The tremendous support from the energy industry is so greatly
appreciated and important for our success," Foundation board chair
David L. Bole said. "The funds raised from this event will allow us
to expand our efforts of educating students and the public on the
importance of the oil and gas industry." The Foundation's lead
sponsor for the shoot was Acclaim Energy. Acclaim assisted the
Foundation in reaching out to its contacts as well as helping plan
the event.  
"This is a great organization that provides a valuable service to the
industry and community. We are grateful for the response and
participation from industry leaders," said John Elder, Acclaim Energy
CEO. "The oil and gas industry plays such a vital role in our nation
that more efforts need to be made to help promote the contributions
they are making in our society and towards energy independence for
our country."  
In addition to the fine efforts of Acclaim Energy, funds raised were
due to the efforts of corporate partners including: Hart Energy,
ConocoPhillips, Quantum Resources Management, Alta Resources, Avalon
Advisors, LLC, Baker Hughes, Basic Energy Services, Burleson, LLP,
Cabot Oil & Gas, Carrizo Oil & Gas, Collins and Ware, Del Monte
Resources, EnergyNet, Escopeta Oil, Fast Felt Corporation, Harrigan
Energy Partners, Inc., Guggenheim Partners, Hilcorp, JDS Energy, LLC,
Josh Kaylor, KSA Industries, Lantana Oil & Gas, LAOSSCO, Latham &
Watkins, LLP, Lehnertz-Faulkner, Inc. Marathon Oil, Momentum Oil &
Gas, Moran Resources, Oilfield Systems, Inc., Packers Plus Energy,
Park One, Petroleum Gas Services, Phillips Energy Partners, Post Oak
Energy Capital, Quantum Energy Partners, Roxanna Oil Company, Stellus
Capital Management, Primary Resources, LLC, Texas Capital Bank, The
Forrest Group, The Oil & Gas Clearing House, TransTex Hunter, LLC,
Tri Energy Asset Management, Veritas Energy, and Ward Petroleum.  
The Tournament had over 150 shooters who enjoyed a morning of clay
shooting, a BBQ luncheon and enjoyed a beer and wine tasting provided
by a local microbrewery. The big winner of the day was Danny Davis
with Escopeta Oil who captured the overall individual winner. The
Lewis Class A team winner went to The Forest Group.  
"We are extremely grateful for all of the support we have received
from our sponsors and the event attendees," said Dana Benoit, the
Foundation's Director of Development. "The work we do at the
Foundation is critical so that schoolchildren can learn how important
the oil and gas industry is for jobs, national security as well as
powering our society. We are thrilled with the industry's response to
the inaugural event and have set our next event for June 9, 2014." 
The Foundation for Energy Education has been a voice for the energy
industry since 2000. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit which
provides information to improve knowledge of the importance of oil
and gas, and provides energy education to schoolchildren in
classrooms all across Texas. For more information, visit our website
Media Contact:
Dana Benoit
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