…As ADIPEC recognises innovation in transforming world’s oil and gas industry
To inspire and influence the workforce of the future, the organisers of the 9th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) Awards has called for entries into the different categories of awards that will hold during 2019 edition of the annual conference in Dubai.
ADIPEC Awards which is hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) targets to explore new, agile and flexible ways to build people and technology, while stating technology, innovation, environmental leadership and talented workforces are key elements shaping the companies of the future.
Entries are called for the following categories:
Breakthrough Technological Project of the Year
Breakthrough Research of the Year
Digital Transformation Project of the Year
Social Contribution and Local Content Project of the Year
Oil and Gas Inclusion and Diversity Company of the Year
Young ADIPEC Technical Professional of the Year
Giving some of the factors that will influence the decisions of the distinguished panel of jury members to include industry impact, sustainability, innovation and value creation, the Awards organisers said that jury members have been carefully selected according to their expertise and knowledge, they include senior representatives from Baker Hughes, a GE Company, BP UAE, CEPSA Middle East, ENI Spa, Mubadala Petroleum, Shell, Total and Weatherford.
It was further stated that oil and gas is set to play a pivotal role in driving technology forward, and at this year’s ADIPEC Awards emphasis is placed on digitalisation, research, transformation, diversity, youth and social contribution, paving the way towards a brighter tomorrow for our industry.
The Chairperson of the awards (Acting CEO of ADNOC LNG), Fatema Al Nuaimi, said, “At a time when the industry is looking towards an extremely exciting future and preparing for Oil &Gas 4.0, the awards will recognise excellence across all its sectors and reward those who are paving the way towards a successful and sustainable future.”
“We call upon our partners across the globe to submit their achievements in projects and partnerships which are at the helm of technical and digital breakthroughs, as well as to nominate the next generation of oil and gas technical professionals, who will spearhead the ongoing transformation of the industry.
Continuing, she said, “These awards are recognising the successes of those companies and individuals who are responding in the most innovative and creative manner to the global economic and technological trends. Their contribution is pivotal to the development of our industry and to addressing the continuous growth of the global energy demand.“
Also, the President of the Energy Division, dmg events, organisers of ADIPEC, Christopher Hudson, said: “With ADNOC as the host and ADIPEC as the platform for the programme, the awards are at the heart of the worldwide oil and gas community. With its audience of government ministers, international and national oil companies, CEOs and other top global industry influencers, the ADIPEC Awards provide the global oil and gas community the perfect opportunity to engage, inspire and influence the workforce of the future.”
Entries are open until Monday 29th July 2019. A shortlist of entries will be announced in October and winners will be revealed on the first day of ADIPEC 2019, Monday 11th November, St. Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi.