Future Industry Leader, Gulf Coast 2018

Awarded to: Rhett Bennett - Black Mountain

Winner Overview

Our winner is a self-trained entrepreneur, who attracted Natural Gas Partners to provide him an equity commitment in the fall of 2015 at the age of 34. Since that time, he has formed six different businesses with independent working teams, invested over $500 million and led multiple successful exits, including notably Black Mountain Oil & Gas’s sale to Marathon Oil for $700 million.