World Oil Awards Winners Announced; Thirteen Winning Companies from Six Countries Receive Top Honors at Global Petroleum Event.Energy Editors/Business Editors
2003 World Oil Awards
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 17, 2003
World Oil(R) magazine announced the thirteen winners of the 2003 World Oil Awards at a black-tie gala dinner last night in Houston, Texas “Houston” redirects here. For other uses, see Houston (disambiguation).
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Connecticut-based Praxair Inc. won "The New Horizons Idea Award" for its efforts with the Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) (previously known at various times as Site Y, Los Alamos Laboratory, and Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory) is a United States Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory, managed and operated by Los Alamos National in developing a process using thermoacoustics for liquefying natural gas. A team of engineers from Houston-based Hughes Christensen The creator of this article, or someone who has substantially contributed to it, may have a conflict of interest regarding its subject matter.
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"The World Oil Awards showcases the tremendous innovation and technological breakthroughs driven by the global petroleum industry," said John "Rusty" Meador, president/CEO of Gulf Publishing Company Gulf Publishing Company
Gulf Publishing Company is an international publishing and events business dedicated to the energy sector. Founded in 1916, Gulf Publishing produces and distributes leading trade journals, industry research, databases, software, publications, and publisher of World Oil magazine. "It's a way for the industry to come together to recognize their peers and to continue to inspire the best and the brightest to join the ranks of this global business." The ten award categories span virtually all aspects of the upstream industry, ranging from Best Business Acumen to Best Data Management to Best Drilling/Completion Award.
"In addition to the geographic diversity of the winners, it is encouraging to see that both large and small companies receive recognition for their achievements," noted Meador.
The complete list of winners at the 2003 World Oil Awards is:
Winners 1. The Hughes Christensen Genesis Motor Steerable HCM PDC Drill Bits Team: The Innovative Thinkers Award 2. Praxair's Thermoacoustics for Gas Liquefaction: The New Horizons Idea Award 3. Occidental E&P Company's Canopy Bridges Along a Rainforest Pipeline in Ecuador: The Health, Safety, Environment/Sustainable Development Award 4. Landmark Graphics' AssetView: Best Data Visualization Solution Award 5. The Offshore Energy Center: Best Outreach Program Award 6. Peloton WellView Software: Best Data Management Solution Award 7. Electromagnetic Geoservices' Sea Bed Logging: Best Exploration Solution Award 8. Schlumberger's First Level 6 Multilateral Intelligent Well Completion: Best Drilling/Completion Solution Award 9. Expro International/Marathon Oil/BJ Services' EXcape Completion Perforating Technology: Best Drilling/Completion Solution Award 10. BP's Three-way Transaction Creating TNK-BP: Best Business Acumen Award 11. WellDynamics' Digital Hydraulics: Best Production Solution Award Judges' Certificates of Commendation 1. The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board (OERB): Best Outreach Program Category 2. Schlumberger's Analysis Behind Casing: The New Horizons Idea Category
The 2003 World Oil Awards benefited the Colorado School of Mines Colorado School of Mines, at Golden; state supported, coeducational; chartered 1874. It was one of the first mineral engineering schools in the United States. , Ecole du Petrole et des Moteurs-IFP School, University Agostinho Neto-Angola and the University of Texas. A third-party Advisory Board, comprised of 19 senior industry executives and academics, judged the short-list short-list
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To include (a candidate for a job, for example) on a shortlist. of nominees. Judging was also conducted by The Next Generation Committee, comprised of up-and-coming leaders in the petroleum industry who are graduates of the 90s.
The lead sponsors for the 2003 World Oil Awards were BearingPoint, EDS (Electronic Data Systems, Plano, TX, www.eds.com) Founded in 1962 by H. Ross Perot (independent candidate for the President of the U.S. in 1992), EDS is the largest outsourcing and data processing services organization in the country. , Intel, Kvaerner Oilfield Products, Schlumberger and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
World Oil (R) magazine, the leading oil and gas trade journal for the exploration, drilling and production sector, has a worldwide circulation of 36,000 readers. Gulf Publishing Company has published World Oil for 87 years. Additional information on the World Oil Awards program can be found at www.awards.worldoil.com or please contact Nora Varty at 713-520-4475.