Wildcatters’ Ball

Wildcatters’ Ball

Date and Time

Fri, February 7, 2020
7:00 PM


The Astorian
2500 Summer Street
Houston, TX

Event Details

noun   a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful or unexpected.
verb    desire or be curious to know something.

  • A Black-tie Experience including Reception, Dinner, Silent Auction and Entertainment
  • Benefits innovative STEM and IPAA/PESA Energy Education Programs 
  • 20-Year Tradition of Prime Industry Networking
  • $8.5M Raised for Charitable and Educational Organizations

Sponsorships available now!
Complete and return the registration form.
For questions, contact Gayle Pratt
Email: wildcatters@gmail.com | Phone: 281-914-6601

Benefiting the IPAA Educational Foundation, a 501(c)(3) corporation, and its mission to support programs educating the public about the significant contributions the industry makes to the American economy and society.

Key IPAA/PESA Energy Education Center Programs

High School Petroleum Academies

  • Started in 2006
  • 3,200 graduates
  • 41% female participation
  • $1 million in college scholarships awarded
  • 750 student oil & gas  industry externships
  • Two-thirds of student population is economically disadvantaged
  • Significant impact on first generation college participation

Middle School STEM Career Exploration

  • Started in 2018
  • 22 schools in 9 school districts in 2 states, Texas and New Mexico
  • 1,249 students impacted
  • Explores 35 different STEM careers including petroleum, mechanical and
    electrical engineering, landman, geologist and technician roles