TheOil and Gas Awards panelhas awarded Landpoint, one of the largest land surveying firms in the Southwest, a finalist position in the 2014 program. Judged by over 110 senior executives from Midstream and E&P companies, the Southwest Oil & Gas Awards championed companies that displayed best practices in the key areas of operational excellence, environmental stewardship, corporate social responsibility and excellence in health & safety.

“We are honored to be finalists in this year’s Oil and Gas Awards,” said Landpoint CEO James Souter. “We have been operating in the oil and gas sector for more than twenty five years, and it is exciting to see the growth throughout the industry.” Souter added. “Our teams thoroughly understand the demanding requirements that customers have come to expect and deserve this recognition for their hard work.”

Companies are judged in specific regions where they started, continued or completed projects during the year, from August 2012 to August 2013. The judging panel includes more than 100 industry professionals in multiple sectors from across the United States.

Landpoint completed four projects in the Permian basin during 2013 which included more than 500 new well locations and over 400 miles of pipeline. Additionally, the company surveyed more than 500 miles of new gathering pipeline in the Eagle Ford Shale. Landpoint currently employees more than 225 employees, maintaining 65 survey crews across the nation.

The Oil and Gas Awards winners will be announced at the southwest region gala dinner on Oct. 23, in Dallas. The summit allows attendees to share insights from industry professionals around the region into best practices in the areas of drilling and completions, health and safety and community engagement, among other categories.