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WPC announces finalists for WPC Excellence Awards

11 November 2011, Sweetcrude, Doha – Every three years the World Petroleum Council recognizes some of the most outstanding projects and innovations in the oil and gas sector with the WPC Excellence Awards (WPCEA) for Technological Development and Social Responsibility. HE Abdulla Bin Hamad Al Attiyah, Deputy Prime Minister and Chief of Amiri Diwan of Qatar will be presenting the prestigious awards to the WPC EA winners on Monday, 5th December, the first day of the 20th World Petroleum Congress in Doha, Qatar. This is the first time the Congress is coming to the Middle East and it is already setting new records with 5000 delegates, 500 CEOs and 50 ministers expected.

Pierce Riemer, Director General, of the World Petroleum Council, was delighted with the high standard of submissions: “We recognize companies engaged in the oil and gas industry for promoting or operating with high excellence standards with the WPC Excellence Awards and we have been impressed with the high level of the nominated projects. With over 100 submissions the independent judging panel had an extremely difficult task selecting the best projects.”

WPCEA for Social Responsibility – Finalists (alphabetically by company)
Small to medium sized companies                                                                                           Large Companies & NOCs
 Hunt Oil Company of Peru L.L.C.                                                                                       Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production
– Hunt Global Partnerships                                                                                                      – The Angola Partnership Initiative (API)
 Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO)                                                                        Exxon Mobil Corporation – NightWatch Campaign to Fight Malaria
– Helping to Build the Modern State of Qatar                                                                     Statoil Canada Ltd. – Local Opportunity Centre
Through Active Community Involvement and Quality Qatarization
 Woodside – Ngala: Nurturing the Pilbara
WPCEA for Technological Development – Finalists (alphabetically by company)
Small to medium sized companies                                                                                                                         Large Companies & NOCs
 INOVx Solutions, Inc. – Saudi Aramco Engineering Solution Center Proof of Concept                          Exxon Mobil – Remote Reservoir Resistivity Mapping (R3M)
 Maris International Ltd – CCS (Continuous Circulation System)                                                                Shell Global Solutions International – Taking openwater wireline to greater depth
 Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) – Recovering waste hydrocarbon streams                               Siemens Nederland N.V. – STC-ECO Design and experience – The world’s first API-Class, canned, sealless compressor

All the projects selected by the judges will be showcased during the 20th World Petroleum Congress on Monday December 5, 2011 at the Digital Poster Plaza (HALL 8) between 14:30 to 16:00.

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