Winners announced at the 36th Offshore Achievement Awards
Published by Elizabeth Corner,
The 2023 Offshore Achievement Awards winners have been revealed at the annual Offshore Achievement Awards dinner.
Around 400 guests celebrated the exceptional achievements and outstanding performance of companies and individuals in the offshore energy industry at a black-tie ceremony hosted by actress Sally Phillips, which was held at the P&J Live in Aberdeen (Thursday 16th March 2023).
The 2023 award winners are:
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY AWARD
- Geoptic Infrastructure Investigations
- Sentinel Subsea
INTERNATIONALISATION & DIVERSIFICATION AWARD - SPONSORED BY ENERGY INDUSTRIES COUNCIL (EIC)
- Aquaterra Energy
OUTSTANDING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AWARD - SPONSORED BY CNOOC INTERNATIONAL
ENERGY TRANSITION AWARD, SPONSORED BY WOOD
- Peterson Energy Logistics
CARBON REDUCTION IN CONVENTIONAL ASSETS AWARD (2 awards given in this category)
DIGITAL INNOVATION AWARD, SPONSORED BY EXPRO
- AIS Survivex
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AWARD
- Shell UK Limited and Survitec Group
EXCEPTIONAL IMPACT COMPANY (SME) AWARD
- Onboard Tracker™
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD - SPONSORED BY HARBOUR ENERGY
- Tristam Horn, DeltaTek Global, an Expro company
SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION AWARD – SPONSORED BY FRONTIER ENERGY NETWORK
- Colin Black
Highly commended certificates were also awarded to:
INNOVATOR AWARD CATEGORY
- DCN Diving (UK) Limited
ENERGY TRANSITION AWARD CATEGORY, SPONSORED BY WOOD
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AWARD CATEGORY
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD CATEGORY, SPONSORED BY HARBOUR ENERGY
- Christopher Venske, Hunting Energy Services Limited (Hunting plc)
- Amy Connelly, Shell UK Limited
Kenny McAllister, chair of the Offshore Achievement Awards organising committee said, “Congratulations to our 2023 award winners and finalists. The standard and calibre of entry always make it difficult for the judging panel and clearly so this year, with two winners in the ‘Carbon Reduction In Conventional Assets’ award category. I would also like to take time to recognise Colin Black who was presented with the Significant Contribution Award for his outstanding services to the industry, above and beyond his day-to-day role.”
Kenny continued, “On behalf of the Offshore Achievement Awards organising committee, I would like to thank all the individuals and companies that took the time to enter and showcase their exceptional work in the energy sector. It is an important evening to recognise and celebrate the successes of the offshore oil and gas and renewables industries which have once again showcased business growth and accomplishments, outstanding individual achievements, and revolutionary technologies. I would also like to thank our sponsors and the judging panel for their time and commitment to the OAAs, with a special mention of our principal sponsor TAQA who has supported this event for over a decade.”
Sandy Hutchison, Legal, Commercial and Business Services Director for TAQA UK said, “We are proud to have supported the Offshore Achievement Awards for over 10 years, and once again it was a fantastic evening celebrating the achievements of the energy industry.
“As an industry, we are embarking on a transformational journey towards a future that is focused on secure, sustainable and affordable energy and that brings many challenges. It was incredible to reflect on how much has been achieved over the last year, and how the people, teams and organisations in this industry are consistently rising to the challenge. Congratulations to all the very worthy winners.”
Image: Colin Black receives the Significant Contribution Award for his outstanding services to the industry from Daniel Davidson, COO of Frontier Energy Network and award category sponsor and Kenny McAllister, Chair of the Offshore Achievement Awards organising committee.
Read the article online at: https://www.worldpipelines.com/business-news/20032023/winners-announced-at-the-36th-offshore-achievement-awards/
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