Adnoc Bags Overall Excellence In Energy Award

Published December 4th, 2006 - 01:33 GMT

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), the UAE’s capital headquartered company specialising in marketing and distribution of petroleum products in the Emirates, has won the Excellence in Energy’s top award following an oil and gas industry poll.

The Overall Excellence in Energy award, taken by ADNOC, was one of 11 honours in the prestigious series.

“ADNOC has steadily broadened its activities through various subsidiaries over the last three decades and has a presence in almost all spheres of the energy sector,” said Eileen Michael, Publisher, Reflex Publishing, which organises the awards through its monthly Pipeline trade magazine.

“It is one of the world’s leading companies not only in size and oil reserves and safety initiatives. This is ADNOC’s second win at the awards having won the Best Company for Health and Safety in 2005.”

Other UAE wins include second time winner Petrofac, which took the Industry Services title and AlMansoori Specialised Engineering Services which bagged the award for Health and Safety.

Meanwhile, the newly-introduced Gas Company of the Year accolade was scooped by Qatar’s RasGas.

“RasGas is building an enviable record of technological innovation along the entire LNG value chain with its multi-billion dollar, multi-train projects and is among the best companies to work for in Qatar,” said Michael.

Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, and in conjunction with Gas Tech - the international conference and exhibition for the LNG, LPG and natural gas industries - the Excellence In Energy Awards 2006 were presented at a glittering ceremony on the lawns at Abu Dhabi’s Armed Forces Officers Club.

Seen as the ‘Oscars’ of the Middle East energy industry, the awards followed record polling in a reader’s choice scheme designed to recognise companies that made a significant difference to the region’s dynamic oil and gas industry.

Other winners were:
Excellence in Energy award for Information – Schlumberger
Excellence in Energy award for Project Finance – HSBC
Excellence in Environment Award – The Dolphin Energy sponsored Coral Reef Investigation Project in Abu Dhabi & Qatar in association with the World Wide Fund for Nature and in collaboration with the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Qatar’s Supreme council for the Environment and Natural Reserves (SCENR)
Excellence in Energy Award for Industry Technology – Air Products and Chemicals
Innovation in Clean Energy Excellence Award - Oryx
Project of the Year – Saudi Aramco
Industry Innovator – Qatar’s Energy Minister HE Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Attiyah

Reflex Publishing is the most professional and credible energy publisher in the Middle East. The company publishes Pipeline magazine, the most internationally respected magazine for the Middle East’s oil and gas industry. Pipeline has been providing timely and relevant news, features and analysis of the region’s energy market since 1997.
Reflex is also the publisher of Future Fuels, a unique publication covering new energy sources, environment issues concerning our planet and the need to explore new fuels sources for generations to come
For more information, call Reflex Publishing ME LLC on +971 4 391 0830


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