The winners of the 2023 Offshore Achievement Awards were revealed Thursday at the annual Offshore Achievement Awards dinner in Aberdeen.
According to the organizers, around 400 guests celebrated the "exceptional achievements and outstanding performance" of companies and individuals in the offshore energy industry at a black-tie ceremony hosted by actress Sally Phillips, held at the P&J Live in Aberdeen.
The 2023 award winners are:
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY AWARD - Geoptic Infrastructure Investigations
INNOVATOR AWARD - Sentinel Subsea
INTERNATIONALISATION & DIVERSIFICATION AWARD - Aquaterra Energy
OUTSTANDING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AWARD - Stork
ENERGY TRANSITION AWARD - Peterson Energy Logistics
CARBON REDUCTION IN CONVENTIONAL ASSETS AWARD (2 awards given in this category) - TWMA & SeekOps
DIGITAL INNOVATION AWARD - AIS Survivex
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AWARD -Shell UK Limited and Survitec Group
EXCEPTIONAL IMPACT COMPANY (SME) AWARD - Onboard Tracker
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD - Tristam Horn, DeltaTek Global, an Expro company
SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION AWARD – Colin Black
Highly commended certificates were also awarded to:
INNOVATOR AWARD CATEGORY DCN Diving (UK) Limited
ENERGY TRANSITION AWARD CATEGORY - ASCO
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AWARD CATEGORY - AFBE-UK
•YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD CATEGORY, Christopher Venske, Hunting Energy Services Limited (Hunting plc) and Amy Connelly, Shell UK Limited
Kenny McAllister, chair of the Offshore Achievement Awards organizing committee said: "Congratulations to our 2023 award winners and finalists. The standard and caliber of entry always make it difficult for the judging panel, and clearly so this year, with two winners in the ‘Carbon Reduction In Conventional Assets’ award category.
I would also like to take time to recognize Colin Black who was presented with the Significant Contribution Award for his outstanding services to the industry, above and beyond his day-to-day role.”
McAllister added: "On behalf of the Offshore Achievement Awards organizing committee, I would like to thank all the individuals and companies that took the time to enter and showcase their exceptional work in the energy sector. It is an important evening to recognize and celebrate the successes of the offshore oil and gas and renewables industries which have once again showcased business growth and accomplishments, outstanding individual achievements, and revolutionary technologies."