Improvements in efficiency, tech, and clean energy top the Energy Institute's awards



The Energy Institute (EI) has received over 140 entries from across 23 countries to its 2016 energy industry EI Awards competition. This year's submissions once again capture the diversity of outstanding achievements across the global energy sector. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on 10 November with Mark Foster, former champion swimmer and broadcaster as the host.

The shortlisted entries are as follows:

· Esanda for Esanda Upstream Oil and Gas Glossary and Esanda LNG Glossary
· GEO ExPro for GEO ExPro magazine
· National Grid for Power Responsive
· Recharge for Recharge News

Community Initiative, sponsored by Nexen
· BG Exploration and Production India for First One Thousand Days – tackling malnutrition in urban children
· Bryson Energy for its Wood Pellet Boiler Project
· Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund for Community Managed Hydropower Plants
· University of Sheffield for ACE: Action on Community Energy Efficiency
· UK Power Networks for energywise

Energy Champion
· Dr Ibilola Amao FEI, Lonadek Nigeria
· Eur Ing Dr Brian Azzopardi CEng MEI, Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology
· Ursula Bryan, National Grid
· Chian Wen Chan GradEI, Network of Early Career Research Scientists and Sustainable

· Dave Horton, RWE npower
· Rachel Ward MEI, London Metropolitan University

· Royal Society for the Protection of Birds for Energy Futures
· Saudi Aramco, EXPEC ARC for Uthmaniyah CCS and CO2-EOR Project
· Sigma Energy Storage for Portable Hybrid CAES
· Solar Nigeria Programme (Adam Smith International) for Lagos Solar

· Gasconsult for ZR-LNG: Zero Refrigerant LNG Liquefaction Process
· Halliburton for TDReam™: At Bit Reamer System
· Lontra for the revolutionary Blade Compressor®
· ORE Catapult for Dual axis
· Peak Well Systems for IRIS-3D
· Trend Control Systems for IQ CEO (Central Energy Optimisation)

Safety, sponsored by Shell
· Centrica for Generation Safe Leaders Programme
· International Well Control Forum for IWCF Level 1 – Well Control Awareness Course
· LessCO2 for development of training courses for Wind Turbine Operators and Emergency Responders to Wind Turbines to improve industry safety standards
· Sarawak Shell Berhad for ASSIST & ASSURE: Embedding our safety agenda together
· Saudi Aramco for ARB-3: the 1st RFID enabled Offshore Personnel Tracking Barge in the world
· SGN for CO Awareness Campaign

· Guru Systems for Guru Pinpoint
· Ikon Science for Ji-Fi – Joint Impedance and Facies Inversion
· ONZO for ONZO: revealing the value in energy suppliers’ data goldmine
· Quadrise Fuels International for QFI’s MSAR® Technology
· UK Power Networks for Smarter Network Storage

Young Energy Professional of the Year, sponsored by Aramco
· Mark Bryan MEI, TUV SUD Wallace Whittle
· Dr Chun Ann Huang GradEI, University of Oxford
· Ravi Teja, Pluss Advanced Technologies
· Louise Watson, Optimus Aberdeen

EI Awards

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