Winners of 2023 Offshore Achievement Awards announced at gala in Aberdeen, Scotland

World Oil Staff March 17, 2023

Aberdeen---Celebrating innovation and excellence in the offshore energy industry, more than 400 guests attended the announcements of winners in 10 categories at the Offshore Achievement Awards, hosted Thursday night by the Aberdeen section of SPE International. In addition, attendees at the black tie event in the P&J Live venue saw a Significant Contribution Award given to a very deserving individual.

Recognizing “exceptional achievements and outstanding performance” of companies and individuals, the 2023 award winners are as follows:

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 (comprises two awards 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

In all, there were 33 finalist companies and individuals from which these winners were selected.

In addition, the Significant Contribution Award was presented to Colin Black, UK Partner at for his outstanding contributions to the industry over many years. Black has more than 40 years of experience in the industry, working with innovative technologies, and has helped to support many conferences and exhibitions over the last 25 years.

The chair of the Offshore Achievement Awards Organizing Committee, Kenny McAllister, issued a statement that 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.”

In addition, McAllister stated, "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.”  

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