UK Oil & Gas UK awards finalists announced for 2014

Oil and Gas UKThe finalists for the 2014 UK Oil and Gas industry association awards have been announced (see below).

The winners will be announced at the annual awards ceremony in Aberdeen Exhibition on Thursday 6 November 2014 before some 600 guests from across the oil and gas industry and throughout the United Kingdom.

The finalists are:


Investment in People (Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME))

Axis Well Technology

Applied Drilling Technology International

Ingen Ideas


Investment in People (Large enterprise)


Swire Oilfield Services

Bibby Offshore


Business Innovation (SME)


Alba Power Ltd



Business Innovation (Large enterprise)


Cape Environmental Services Offshore

Survitec Group


Mentor of the Year

Robert Bell, Technical Director (Offshore Structures, Oil and Gas), Atkins

Mal Lowe, Talent Development Consultant, Petrofac Offshore Projects & Operations

Alan Muirhead, Lead Field Development Engineer, Ingen Ideas


Apprentice of the Year

Ross Macleod, Trainee Electrical & Instrumentation Designer, Wood Group PSN

Marnie Toal, Apprentice Technician, Proserv

Ryan Geddes, Operations Technician (OPITO Apprentice), BP


Graduate of the Year

Hayleigh Pearson, Process Engineer, Costain Upstream

Barry Mitchell, Graduate Electrical Engineer, Wood Group PSN

John Stoddard, Junior Engineer, Proserv


Stephen Jones, Oil & Gas UK’s business development director, commented: “Following feedback from both the 2013 judging panel and our members, we have tailored our awards categories to ensure that they are relevant to a broader range of companies – from multinational operators to SMEs within the industry’s £35 billion supply chain. Our expert judges have a difficult task ahead, as this is our largest group of finalists yet.”


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