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Champions of industry sought as award nominations open

17 July 2019

The search is on for industry’s brightest stars as nominations open for the 2019 OGUK Awards, sponsored by Shell U.K Limited.

The annual awards ceremony, to be held at the new P&J Live venue in Dyce, Aberdeen, celebrates the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals across the North Sea sector.

New to this year’s roster of awards is the Energy Transition category, which recognises a company that is leading the way in how the UK industry approaches and contributes to the move towards a lower carbon future.

Deirdre Michie, Chief Executive OGUK, said: “Our awards are a highlight of the industry calendar and an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the amazing people in our pioneering sector.

“I’m particularly pleased that this year, we are introducing an additional award that specifically recognises a company’s efforts to support the UK’s net-zero ambitions.

“Businesses within our sector have enormous capacity, capability and responsibility to promote progress toward a more sustainable future. The engineering and technological expertise of our supply chain companies means that we have the skills and experience to make a net zero future a reality.”

Nominations are open for the following categories:

    • Apprentice of the Year
    • Graduate of the Year
    • Mentor of the Year
    • MER UK Award
    • Excellence in Decommissioning Award
    • Energy Transition
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Workforce Engagement
    • Business Innovation (SME)
    • Business Innovation (Large Enterprise)

Find out more information on the categories and how to nominate here. The deadline for nominations is 9 August 2019.

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Notes to Editors

Issued by the Communications Team, Oil & Gas UK. Contact Lucy Buglass on 020 7802 2404 or [email protected].

Oil & Gas UK is the leading representative organisation for the UK offshore oil and gas industry. Its membership comprises oil and gas producers and contractor companies.

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