Aug 14 deadline for Adipec Awards
Abu Dhabi, August 7, 2014
Oil and gas companies across the region are racing to make their submissions by August 14 for the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec) Awards 2014, revealed organisers.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary under the theme of “Challenges and Opportunities for the Next 30 Years”, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) will be hosting the conference from November 10 to 13 at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi.
The event is the perfect platform for professionals in the oil and gas field to demonstrate their expertise and present their achievements thereby setting the path for sustainable energy development, said statement.
“The Adipec Awards are an opportunity to showcase what is both excelling in our industry and innovating our industry, as well as supporting its future development; whether that be an initiative, individual, project, or technology. As a new member of the RSJ, I look forward to reviewing entries from those companies who have a story to tell,” said Mario Aufiero, member of the RSJ and vice president and managing director at Baker Hughes, Gulf Middle East and India.
Organizers and jurors said that the response to the event has been overwhelmingly positive, with numerous submissions and enquiries from industry professionals.
The ability for industry experts to compete in such professional domain is an important step towards achieving excellence in the oil and gas industry, both regionally and internationally, a statement said.
Experts said that the Adipec Awards also allow industry professionals to share their knowledge with other markets as a global spotlight is shed on landmark achievements.
Oil and gas companies can enter seven categories:
- Best Oil and Gas Project
- Best Oil and Gas Innovation and Technology
- Best Oil and Gas Health, Safety, and Environment Project or Initiative
- Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative
- Empowerment of Women in the Oil and Gas Industry
- Young ADIPEC Engineer; and Best Oilfield Services Company
Shortlisted entries will be announced on October 13. The winners and runners-up will be announced at the Adipec Gala Awards dinner on November 10.
Posting strong growth since launching in 2010, the Adipec Awards 2013 received more than 290 entries from more than 20 countries and 80 organizations, while the ceremony drew more than 800 senior energy officials, it said.
Awards sponsors include Abu Dhabi-headquartered Arab Development Company (Ardeco), US-based Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy), OMV Group from Austria, the Japan Oil Development Co., Ltd. (Jodco), Portugal-based Partex Oil and Gas, Mubadala Petroleum, and Weatherford. – TradeArabia News Service