Last week, the Global Energy Show announced their 2020 Global Energy Awards winners. Launched in 2015, the Global Energy Awards “celebrate the leaders who drive change and shine a spotlight on excellence”.
With nine categories this year, the Global Energy Awards recognise and honour the accomplishments of companies, individuals, initiatives, projects and technologies on an international scale and promote advancement within the energy industry.
Damarys Zampini, President & CEO of Sustrategy and member of the Awards Judging Panel, said: “It is important to not only celebrate the incredible innovation that happens in energy, but the level of commitment and daily action industry takes to achieve the highest level of excellence.”
This year’s categories and winners:
COLLABORATIVE TRENDSETTER AWARD
NBC TECHNOLOGIES INC.
The Collaborative Trendsetter Award went to NBC Technologies for their Cardium well drilling technology which allowed them to drill the first three-mile Cardium well, “and because they are an industry-led entity who drive technology development in Canada’s natural gas energy system”.
DIGITAL INNOVATOR AWARD
The Digital Innovator Award went to Akinê Inc. for their Akinê Live cloud platform technology, an innovative use of AI embedded cloud-based software technology that identifies underperforming wells in real time, which serves to optimise well performance.
EMERGING CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES AWARD
The Emerging Clean Technologies Award went to Westgen Technologies for EPOD: Engineered Power on Demand. “Their innovative solution to enable power generation on remote well sites allow the industry to meet the new methane regulations at a greatly reduced cost.”
SUZANNE WEST ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD
The Suzanne West Environmental Excellence Award went to Bluesource Methane for their innovative technology and industry-led funding programme, “which has allowed 26 different producers to adopt this technology in order to meet the new regulations on methane emissions”.
EMERGING LEADER AWARD
The Emerging Leader Award went to Ogutu Okudo for being a Focus Area Champion for gender equality in the energy sector, as well as for helping to provide one million people in rural communities across Africa and Asia with affordable, sustainable off-grid solutions. “This Emerging Leader continues to provide a wealth of experience in delivering the best operational strategies for asset monetisation, new market expansion and penetration as well as project management in multiple business domains.”
INNOVATION IN EQUIPMENT AWARD
GROUND EFFECTS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC.
The Innovation in Equipment Award went to Ground Effects Environmental Services Inc. for their GEE EOX: Chemical-Free SAGD wastewater treatment technology, the world’s first commercial electrocatalytic oxidation process to successfully remove silica from produced wastewater in SAGD without the use of chemicals.
INNOVATION IN PROCESS CONTROL AWARD
The Innovation in Process Control Award went to Rocsole for their real-time Process Insights Sensor (IOT) and AI Prediction Modelling technology. Their innovative technology uses IOT sensors combined with AI software to support automated, digitised, and unmanned platform operations.
INDIGENOUS EXCELLENCE AWARD
The Indigenous Excellence Award went to Enbridge for their ecosystem that creates an alignment between three critical groups: their group of companies, their Indigenous partners and their alliance with industry partners.
HEALTH AND SAFETY AWARD
The Health and Safety Award went to FLIR for their Optical Gas Imaging for LDAR inspection technology, offering many industry-leading advances such as quantification and sensors for permanent installation in critical facilities.
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