Energy companies from 10 countries have won the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards
Two victories for ENGIE in France, Sempra Energy in the United States and Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia
Jillian Evanko of Chart Industries Named “Pioneer Leader of the Year”
– Honorary distinctions for all his achievements are awarded to Dawood Al-Dawood of Saudi Aramco –
NEW YORK, Dec 10 2020 / PRNewswire / – Energy companies from 10 countries across four continents received honors tonight for their leadership, innovation and exemplary performance at the 22sd annual S&P Global Platts World Energy Awards, often described as the “Oscars” of energy. Actor-comedian-director Jason Alexander renowned film and television hosted the virtual event, which awarded 22 awards to companies and individuals.
Martin fraenkel, President of S&P Global Platts: “In such a tumultuous year, it has been particularly impressive and encouraging to see how this year’s group of winners reorganized around obstacles, forged ahead with breakthrough technology, struck deals transformation and maintained the focus on long-term energy sustainability. Tonight’s winners and finalists are to be congratulated on their individual and collective achievements. “
Two victories were won by ENGIE, from France, Sempra, of United States, and Saudi Aramco from Saudi Arabia. ENGIE, the Parismultinational electric utility company, walked away with Award of Excellence: Midstream honors and Energy company of the year – the latter being the second of this type since 2017. The independent jury highlighted ENGIE’s green funding, energy performance consulting and its bold entry into emerging markets while continuing its expansion in Europe, applauding the company for “staying ahead of the competition”.
A double victory also went to United States’ Sempra Energy, including Jeffrey martin left with Chief Executive of the Year, recognized in particular for his role as coxswain during the sale by the company of its South American assets. The judges also welcomed the relinquishment by naming it the Strategic agreement of the year 2020.
LIFETIME HONORS OF EXCELLENCE
The 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award was granted to Dawood Al-Dawood, vice president of petroleum operations for the northern zone of Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia, also this year Excellence Award: Upstream Transformation winner. Al-Dawood is known for his “decisive nature,” said the jury, impressed with his 37-year career in management and technology roles after his early years as a foreman on drilling rigs. leadership in the development of Manifa, the fifth largest oil field in the world at the time, and for setting records for long-range wells while protecting the fragile marine environment.
COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS TO MONITOR
Scientific star of Australia, with its 25-year history as a research company specializing in muon-catalyzed fusion, a type of cold fusion, and its expertise in hydrogen, was recognized Emerging Technology of the Year, for its Hydrogen Energy Release Optimizer (HERO), which uses hydrogen and oxygen to create energy and water.
Rising star: Individual went to Colette D. Honorable, partner at Reed Smith, LLP, from United States, for her role in enhancing the global conversation on clean energy and climate change, as well as advocating for diversity and inclusion in energy and the law.
Socket Rising star: business has been Solar aurora of United States, which makes it easy to create and install accurate solar designs from a distance. The judges were impressed with the company’s growth potential and the more than 3.5 million solar projects that Solar aurora software was used for the design.
Honor the CEO of a company whose assets are under 10 billion dollars, this year Chief Pioneer the prize was awarded to the American company Chart Industries Jillian evanko. The judges praised Evanko for overseeing the company’s “striking growth” and “impressive financial performance” as part of its “significant progress” in its repositioning to become a leader in the clean energy transition by expanding its presence in LNG, hydrogen, biogas / biomethane, carbon capture and other renewable fuel sources.
Jenny salinas, vice president and head of global marketing and conferences, S&P Global Platts, said: “This year’s celebration was truly unique, with its first-ever virtual union of over 550 industry attendees and other attendees around the world, the community overcoming pandemic challenges around the world and the return of the industry. energy, including S&P Global Platts $ 250,000 donation to food banks in host cities of our twin events, the Global Energy Awards and the Global Metals Awards. “
Find the award criteria and jury information: https://www.spglobal.com/platts/global-energy-awards/judging
For more details on these and other Global Energy Awards 2020 winners, go to December S&P Global Platts Insight article on page 76 “2020 S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards” here: https://plattsinfo.spglobal.com/rs/325-KYL-599/images/2020_GEA_Insight_Final_Full.pdf
Winners of the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards 2020:
ENERGY COMPANY OF THE YEAR
CEO OF THE YEAR
Jeffrey W. Martin, Sempra Energy, united states of america
TRAILBLAZER CHEF OF THE YEAR
Jillian evanko, Graphic Industries, united states of america
LIFE SUCCESS AWARD
Dawood Al-Dawood, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
RISING STAR AWARD: INDIVIDUAL
Colette D. Honorable, Reed Smith, united states of america
RISING STAR AWARD: COMPANY
Solar aurora, united states of america
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: FINANCIAL
Guggenheim Securities, united states of america
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: STRATEGIC
Sempra Energy, united states of america
PRIZE OF EXCELLENCE: UPSTREAM TRANSFORMATION
Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: MIDSTREAM
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: DOWNSTREAM
ENN Energy Holdings, China
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: LNG
JERA Global Markets, Singapore
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: POWER
Green light planet, united states of america
GRID EDGE PRICE
Kiwi power, UK
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD: TARGETED PROGRAM
Grupo Energia Bogotá, Colombia
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD: DIVERSIFIED PROGRAM
Renew the power, India
SUSTAINED EXCELLENCE: GREEN INITIATIVES
well Fargo & Company, united states of america
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Korea Midland Power, South Korea
ENGINEERING SOLUTION OF THE YEAR
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR
Fluence, united states of america
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR
Scientific star, Australia
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