The activities of the ADIPEC 2022 conference in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi witnessed the announcement of the conference awards with the participation of Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, in his capacity as a member of the high-level jury for the fourth year in a row, where Eng. The project was awarded to BP by the joint work team from the Universities of Kansas and California, from the United States of America. The West Nile Delta project in Egypt for BP also won the award in the category of the best project for community contribution and local value enhancement.
Awards are given annually to honor the initiatives and efforts of companies to honor projects, innovators, ideas, digital transformation, excellence in performance, efficiency, societal contributions and outstanding achievements of individuals to lead the energy industry transformation and meet the rapid demand for sustainable energy. Board of Directors, CEO of Baker Hughes, Dr. Pratima Rangarajan, CEO of Stolen Investments, Oil and Gas Climate Initiative, Takayuki Ueda, President and CEO of Inpex, Vicki Hollub, President and CEO of Occidental Petroleum, along with Ms. Proscovia Nabanga, The Executive Director of Uganda National Oil Company Limited, Dr. John Sfakianakis, Associate Professor at the University of Cambridge, and Jason Bordoff, Founding Director of the Center for Global Energy Policy.
The award, which aims to honor excellence, innovation and best practices in the oil and gas sectors, includes 10 categories: Best Pioneering Research Award, Best Leading Technology Project, Best Digital Transformation Project, Best Project for Community Contribution and Local Value Enhancement, and Best Company in the Field of Diversity and Inclusion in the Oil and Gas Sector Best Young Technologist, Best Provider of Innovation Solutions in Reducing Carbon Footprint, Best Startup in the Sector, Best Company in Operational Excellence in Remote Work, and Best Lifetime Achievement Award in the Sector.