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2013 shortlist

The EI Awards cover the depth and breadth of the global energy sector, and recognise the important contribution the energy industry makes to society.

Over 130 entries were received to this year’s competition. The judging panel, made up of senior industry representatives, has shortlisted the submissions as follows:

Communication Award sponsored by Etra  
•    BE Beijing, DECC and China Energy Research Institute for its China 2050 Calculator
•    The Co-operative Group for ‘spreading the energy saving message to 60,000 colleagues’
•    National Grid for their stakeholder consultation programme
•    Oil & Gas UK for its Piper 25 conference
•    Shell Exploration and Production for ‘You are what you do, you reap what you sow’
•    TOTAL E&P UK for Elgin G4 crisis communications

Community Initiative Award sponsored by Nexen
•    Addax Petroleum for youth empowerment through vocational training
•    Bryson Energy for its oil brokering pilot scheme
•    Islington Council and Vital Energi for Bunhill Heat and Power - energising a community
•    NEA and E.ON for Community Energy Fit (CEF)
•    School of Engineering, Warwick University for electrification of rural communities in western 
     Uganda: information power
•    Sustainable Development for All – Kenya for ‘Use solar, save lives’
Energy Excellence Award sponsored by Ninox
•    BBOXX for launching ‘The solar revolution’
•    The Co-operative Group for saving the Co-operative £100m and reducing CO2 emissions by
      40% since 2006
•    Dubai Aluminium for its GTX cogeneration plant
•    Greenheart Energy for the SolaPac
•    Nanergy Fuel Cells for its platinum-free direct-liquid fuel cells
•    SAVORTEX for development and implementation of sustainable washroom technology for hand
Environment Award sponsored by Tullow Oil  
•    The American University in Cairo for SLI-Des (Sustainable, Liveable, Interactive Design)
•    Dahab Tesfanicael stove and solar applicants for its high integrated efficiency stove design
•    SunPower for their California Valley solar ranch project
•    Mott MacDonald for its Majnoon biodiversity action plan
•    National Grid Grain LNG for reducing carbon emissions through collaboration
•    Sindicatum Sustainable Resources for Bangkok Kamphaeng Saen projects

Individual Achievement Award sponsored by Mott MacDonald
•    Laurence Ayling TD FEI, Maris International
•    Nigel Brady, Director, Bryson Energy, and Voluntary Chairman, Drumlin Wind Energy Co-op
•    Ahmed Ebrahim Khalil, Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco)
•    Dr Zaffar Khan MEI, Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business    
•    Dr James McKenzie, PhotonStar LED
•    Elaine Midwinter, RWE npower (Health Through Warmth)    
Innovation Award    
•    3sun Group for their Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tagging device
•    Adler & Allan for its sockit filtration system
•    GlassPoint Solar for its Amal West Field project
•    Glori Energy for the AERO (Activated Environment for the Recovery of Oil) system
•    Scottish Power/Iberdrola for its process safety KPI dashboard
•    Subsea Deployment Systems for an alternative method for the installation of large subsea
Safety Award sponsored by Shell
•    The Bahrain Petroleum Company for its health and safety community outreach
•    Sodexo for Well Track
•    Expro Group for the 'No Leak is Acceptable' campaign
•    Nexen Petroleum UK for its hydrocarbon release reduction
•    Saipem SpA for its leadership in health and safety programme
•    Stork Technical Services for its REACH safety initiative

Technology Award sponsored by Costain
•    ATMOS International for the implementation of Pipeline Management System (PMS) on Gassco
     subsea pipelines
•    FoundOcean for its super pan grout mixer
•    Halliburton for its projects: Enhanced Single-trip Multizone (ESTMZ) system; Pump-down
     visualization service to improve completion efficiencies while reducing mechanical risks;
     FracCombo – one-run solution for unconventional formation evaluation and well integrity;
     RapidStart' Initiator CT Sleeve system

The winners will be announced and presented with their awards on 14 November at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel, London. This gala ceremony was hosted by Ben Fogle, Presenter, Writer and Adventurer.

To book tickets for this year's event, please contact:
Vickie Naidu, EI Events team, t: +44 (0)20 7467 7179, e: