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Oil & Gas Middle East Awards 2023: Meet the winners and the highly commended!

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

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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

Winner: Nabors

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.