The 2023 edition of the Oil & Gas Middle East Awards ended on an excellent note on the evening of March 2 at the Grosvenor House in Dubai.
The event celebrated a total of 14 winners across upstream, midstream and downstream sectors, and individual categories who took home the beautiful crystal trophies loud and proud.
The event celebrated the brilliant individuals, initiatives, and businesses shaping the Middle East’s oil and gas sector. The awards recognised and rewarded individual excellence, corporate prowess, and projects that have taken strides to become future-ready within the energy sector.
List of winners and highly commended
The complete list of winners and highly commended from the Oil & Gs Middle East Awards 2023 are:
Digital Enabler of the Year
Winner: Saudi Aramco, FalconScan
Highly Commended: Schneider Electric, Digitalisation to Drive Oilfield Production Excellence
ESG Champion of the Year
Winner: Saudi Aramco: Manifa Producing Department
First Highly Commended: ChampionX for Jebel Ali Solar Power Project.
Second Highly Commended: ADNOC Offshore, Preservation of Arzanah Island Ecosystem.
HSE Initiative of the Year
Winner: L&T Modular Fabrication Yard, new age technology in HSE operations.
Highly Commended: ADNOC Refining, Building on the Basics
Sustainability Initiative of the Year (Upstream)
Winner: Saudi Aramco Manifa Producing Department, Manifa Go Green!
Highly Commended: Nabors (Canrig), nanO 2 fuel enhancer
Sustainability Initiative of the Year (Downstream)
Winner: ADNOC Refining, Decommissioning the UAE’s oldest oil refinery with zero flaring
Highly Commended: Arabian Gulf Oil Company, Sustainable bioremedation of hydrocarbon crude oils
Editor’s choice award: Logistics Project of the Year
Winner: ADNOC Logistics and Services, Integrated Logistics Solution
Talent Development Programme of the Year
Winner: ENGIE, Reverse Osmosis Desalination Training and Hiring Program for Saudi Females
Highly Commended: Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Co. (SATORP), Passing the Torch
Young Energy Professional of the Year
Winner: Khalid Al Barwani, Petroleum Development of Oman
Highly Commended: Asmaa Aldhanhani, Petrofac
Energy Woman of the Year
Winner: Gina Fyffe, Integra Petrochemicals.
Highly Commended: Wadha Ahmad Mohammad Alkhateeb, Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC)
Upstream Project of the Year
Winner: Saudi Aramco, Khursanaiyah Gas Field
Highly Commended: ADNOC, 3D Mega Seismic Survey
Downstream Project of the Year
Winner: Kuwait National Petroleum Co, KNPC Clean Fuels Project.
Highly Commended: ADNOC Refining, Waste Heat Recovery Plant.
Service Provider of the Year
Highly Commended: Arabian Drilling
EPC Contractor of the Year
Winner: National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC)
Highly Commended: McDermott
Technical Innovation of the Year
Winner: Autonomous Downhole Robot, Saudi Aramco
Highly Commended: STATS Group for Subsea Pipeline Hot Tapping and Isolation Project.