The 28th Offshore Achievement Award Winners
Winners of the 2014 Offshore Achievement Awards, organised and hosted by The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), have been announced.
The Offshore Achievement Awards have a 27 year history of celebrating outstanding success within the UK offshore industry, in categories which include safety innovations, new technologies, collaborative working and individual achievement.
The 2014 Offshore Achievement Award Winners in each category are:
Great Large Company (sponsored by Offshore Europe): Hydrasun
For companies with more than 50 employees operating in the offshore energy industry, judges looked for evidence of the company’s development to date and plans for the future success and growth of the company.
Great Small Company (sponsored by Wood Group PSN): Coretrax
For businesses with fewer than 50 employees, judges sought evidence of the company’s development to date – including successful creation and growth of the company, clear strategic direction and strong product / service differentiation.
Working Together (sponsored by Robert Gordon University): The Underwater Centre
The Working Together Award highlights excellence in collaboration between companies and organisations on an offshore oil and gas or marine renewables project.
Environmentalist (sponsored by AMEC): TWMA
The Environmentalist Award recognises an outstanding environmental technology developed for and deployed in the offshore oil and gas or renewables industry.
Export Achievement (sponsored by Saltire Energy): EV
This award celebrates business growth resulting from successful development of export activity in the offshore energy sector.
Safety Innovations (sponsored by Petrofac): Stork – ERBAS
The Safety Innovations Award recognises excellence in innovative technology and products that have been developed in the UK and which contribute to offshore safety.
The Innovator (sponsored by BG Group): Tendeka
The Innovator Award recognises excellence in innovative technological solutions developed in the UK for the offshore energy sector (oil and gas and all forms of renewables).
Emerging Technology (sponsored by Nexen): Guardian Global Technologies
The Emerging Technology Award recognises innovative new technology ideas developed in the UK for the offshore energy sector (oil and gas and all forms of renewables).
Young Professional (sponsored by Maersk Oil): Raymond MacKenzie, Nexen Petroleum UK
The Young Professional Award recognises the professional capability and the wider contribution made to the offshore industry by a young man or woman under the age of 35.
Inspiring Leader (sponsored by DOF Subsea): Steve Nicol, Halliburton
The Inspiring Leader Award recognises the professional capability and the wider contribution made to the offshore oil and gas or renewables industry by a leader who has inspired their team, either in a mentorship capacity or as a manager, to deliver an outstanding result.
Significant Achievement (sponsored by Aker Solutions): Brian Nixon, Decom North Sea
This award recognises the professional capability and the wider contribution made to the offshore industry by a man or woman over the age of 35.