Shale Energy Law Blog
William Kinney Receives Oilfield Patriot Award
September 9, 2013
William Kinney of the Twinsburg-based Summit Petroleum Inc. was the winner of the 2013 Oilfield Patriot Award given by the Ohio Oil and Gas Association. The award recognizes individuals who “protect, promote and advance the common interests” of Ohio’s crude oil and natural gas industry. Kinney describes the award as the high point in his career because it is awarded by his peers in the industry. Kinney is a former president of OOGA and founded Summit Petroleum in 1984. He continues to expect that shale energy develop will provide an economic boost to Ohio and will contribute to job growth.