(MENAFN - Arab News) dmg::energy, organizers of the largest oil and gas exhibition in the Middle East, has announced the ADIPEC Awards - Excellence in Energy 2012.
Launched in 2010, the ADIPEC Awards are the most anticipated event during the exhibition, which recognize organizations that have been most successful in setting new standards of excellence within the MENA oil and gas sector.
Hosted by ADNOC with the support of the UAE's Ministry of Energy, and sponsored by JOGMEC and OMV, the Awards consist of six categories open for nominations, five of them are recognition in MENA region: Best MENA Oil and Gas Project, Best MENA Oil and Gas Innovation or Technology, Best MENA Oil and Gas HSE Project or Initiative, Best MENA CSR Initiative and Best MENA Oilfield/Gas Field Management Strategy; while the sixth category is open for international nominations: Best International Oil and Gas Project.
There is also a distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award which will recognize an outstanding individual who has shown a pioneering spirit and demonstrated inventiveness throughout his or her career.
The awards are judged by a regional Select Jury (RSJ) which comprises well-known industry experts from major organizations including ADNOC Group, Saudi Aramco, Bapco, KPC, PDO, Shell, Total, Taqa, Partex Oil&Gas, Schlumberger, Inpex, as well as academic institutions and professional associations, to achieve an objective entry evaluation.
Kimon Alexandrou, commercial director, dmg::energy, said: "RSJ's impressive line-up of senior representatives from industry leaders, combined with an objective three-stage judging process, guarantees that the ADIPEC Awards will recognize the most outstanding projects in the MENA region, implemented between December 2010 and July 2012.
Due to the sheer number of projects currently in operation throughout the region we are expecting a high number of entries for the awards and we look forward to announcing the winners at a spectacular gala dinner on November 11 at the St. Regis Saadiyat Resort, Abu Dhabi."
Submissions can be made by filling out the online form on the ADIPEC Awards official website: adipec.com/awards
The 15th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) takes place on November 11-14 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).