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WPC announces finalists for Excellence Awards

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.

The theme of this year’s conference is: Energy Solutions for All – Promoting Cooperation, Innovation and Investment, and will hold at the Qatar National Convention Centre, between December 4 and 8, 2011

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)

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.

The World Petroleum Congress consists of a 5-day congress, the largest of its kind in the world with 5000 delegates, 600 media and over 550 presenters. Held alongside the congress and in the same venue is the exhibition of the World Petroleum Congress.

It features exhibits from the national committees of the World Petroleum Council where the most prestigious national oil and gas companies and agencies of the world are present. It also features all the most important international oil and gas companies in the world alongside the key suppliers, service companies and manufacturers. This is the only existing global exhibition dedicated to the oil, gas and energy industry.

About the World Petroleum Council

The World Petroleum Council was founded in London in 1933. It is an international, unbiased, non-political organisation that provides a forum for discussing world issues facing the oil and gas industry. The WPC is dedicated to scientific advances in the oil and gas industries, technology transfer and the promotion of the management of the world’s petroleum resources for the benefit of mankind.


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