ADIPEC announces nominees for 2015 awards


ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference) has announced the nominees for the prestigious ADIPEC Awards 2015. These awards honour achievement and accomplishment in the oil and gas industry. A total of 501 entries were received from over 240 companies, across 32 countries.

The entries were reviewed and scored by 28 members of the Regional Select Jury, led by the Awards chairman Abdul Munim Saif Al Kindy, CEO, ADCO. The winners will be announced on November 9 at the Awards Gala Dinner to be held at Emirates Palace.
The final shortlist for all eight categories:

Category 1 – Best Oil & Gas Mega Project

International Petroleum Investment Company – Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline Project (ADCOP)
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) – Harweel 2AB: PDO First and World’s Largest Miscible Sour Gas Injection Project
Zadco – Upper Zakum 750 Initial Production

Category 2 – Best Oil & Gas Innovation or Technology

Petroleum Development Oman, GlassPoint Solar –
Solar Steam Generation for Enhanced Oil Recovery
Vx Spectra Flowmeter
Total Research Center-Qatar, Total E&P Pau  – France – LIPS

BP Exploration (Epsilon) Ltd. – Oman Branch – Geo-Engineered Completion Optimization in a Giant Unconventional Tight Gas Reservoir, Khazzan Field, Oman
Schlumberger – ZEiTECS Shuttle Rigless ESP Deployment System
Schlumberger – Manara production and reservoir management system

Category 3 – Best Oil & Gas CSR/HSE Project or Initiative

ADCO – Achieving Sustainable Zero Flaring through Spiking Gas Compressor at ADCO Shah Field
Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd. – The Shah Gas Field Development Project: From Barren to Barrel
Saudi Aramco – Saudi Aramco Environmental Education Program

Category 4 – Oil & Gas Woman of the Year

Kuwait Oil Company – Hosnia Hashim, A Visionary Leader
Mubadala Petroleum – Salma Al Hajeri, Oil & Gas Woman of the Year
Petroleum Development Oman LLC, Shell Development Oman LLC – Intisaar Al-Kindy, Exploration Director, PDO

Category 5 – Best Oilfield Services Company

EMDAD LLC – EMDAD Integrates Solution Provider
Megarme General Contracting Co. LLC – Best Oilfield Services Company – Inspection, Repair, Maintenance Utilizing Rope Access  Solutions
Trizac Abu Dhabi, Oilfield Supplies and Services -30 years of Operational Excellence

Gulf Drilling International – GDI: Towards Sustainability and Operational Efficiency
Narayana Expert Engineering, Industrial Inspection, Technology & Energy Consultancy (NeemTech) – Best Oilfield Services Company
Zamil Offshore Services Company – Offshore Fleet, Services Expansion & Quality Enhancement

Halliburton – Solving Challenges
Schlumberger – Global Strength, Local Understanding
Weatherford Manufacturing and Services – Ahead of the Curve, Proudly Made in the UAE

Category 6 – Young Adipec Engineer

Abubaker Saeed, Saudi Aramco
Talha Ahmad, Saudi Aramco
Ali Al-Khatib, Saudi Aramco

Category 7 – Best Dissertation of the Year

Saif Al-Ghafri, Imperial College London
Amar J Alshehri, Stanford University
Marzieh Riahinezhad, University of Waterloo

Category 8 – Best Practice Award

ADMA-OPCO, NDC, Nobel-Denton, LOC – New Rig Pre-loading Procedure on Difficult Location
BAPCO (Bahrain) – Rapid Operational Excellence by Technology Assisted Governance
Petroleum Development Oman – Delivering Technical Integrity & In-Country Value (ICV) Through the In-Sourcing of Equipment Repairs.

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