Oilfield Services Company of the Year 2018 winner and highly commended announced

The finalists went head-to-head in a tight race to the finish...

Hanan Darwish (right), cluster president, Gulf and Pakistan, Schneider Electric, receives the 2018 ‘Oilfield Services Company of the Year’ Award, won by Schneider Electric, from Dr Bader Al Busaies, managing partner of Al Suwaiket & Al Busaies Attorneys at Law.
Hanan Darwish (right), cluster president, Gulf and Pakistan, Schneider Electric, receives the 2018 ‘Oilfield Services Company of the Year’ Award, won by Schneider Electric, from Dr Bader Al Busaies, managing partner of Al Suwaiket & Al Busaies Attorneys at Law.

This year, the judging panel for the Oil & Gas Middle East and Refining & Petrochemicals Middle East Awards received a competitive crop of candidates for each of the 10 award categories. Each candidate was scrutinized until the judging panel was able to decide on a shortlist, and ultimately one winner and one highly commended nominee were chosen.

The winner of Oilfield Services Company of the Year 2018:

Schneider Electric is this year’s Oilfield Services Company of the Year!

Schneider Electric has been operating since the 1800s and provides services ranging from oilfield well automation to software-based solutions like data management systems and autonomous process control and safety systems.

Judges gave the award to Schneider Electric because of one of its recent projects: “won for its contribution to “the Panorama Command Center, which enables ADNOC to monitor and optimise the performance of its assets and operations across 16 operating companies from its Abu Dhabi headquarters. This includes oil and gas development and production, through processing petroleum and chemical products to transportation and distribution.”

“Winning the award is like crowning all the work we’ve been doing with our partners ADNOC and our customers,” said Hanan Darwish, cluster president for Schneider Electric Gulf and Pakistan. “We worked with a lot of partners to make [the Panorama Project] happen in a short time.”

Highly commended for Oilfield Services Company of the Year 2018:

Nexans is highly commended for Oilfield Services Company of the Year 2018!

Specialized in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Nexans has 120 years of experience. It was highly commended for this award by judges because of its “ability to simultaneously mobilise factories domestically and internationally, as well as to produce tailor made products in-line with international standards and customer requirements, allowing for the optimisation of production; shortening lead times and ensuring consistency of performance.”

The Oil & Gas Middle East and Refining & Petrochemicals Middle East Awards 2018 recognized excellence across all sectors of the oil and gas industry, with 10 categories representing the industry. Click any of the below links to see category winners and highly commended:

1. HSE Initiative of the Year
2. CSR Initiative of the Year
3. Training Initiative/Programme of the Year
4. Logistics Service Provider of the Year
5. Technical Innovation of the Year
6. Downstream Project of the Year
7. Operational Excellence Strategy of the Year
8. Oil & Gas Woman of the Year
9. Young Oil & Gas Professional of the Year
10. Oilfield Services Company of the Year

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