2013 World Oil Awards Honors Innovative Upstream Oil and Gas Companies, Two Industry Veterans

 2013 World Oil Awards Honors Innovative Upstream Oil and Gas Companies, Two
                              Industry Veterans

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2013

HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --In its 12th year of honoring the
upstream energy industry's top innovators and innovations, World Oil announced
the winners of its 2013 World Oil Awards in 16 categories. Additionally, two
awards were given to individuals for their contributions to the industry.

Syham Bentouati, Petroleum Development Oman, won the 'Innovative Thinker'
award for her contributions to the area of enhanced oil recovery technologies.
In the 'Lifetime Achievement' category, 35-year industry veteran John
Misselbrook, of Baker Hughes Incorporated, was honored for being a proponent
and driving force behind many of the improvements in coiled tubing in the oil
and gas industry.

The World Oil Awards showcase the talent and accomplishments of category
winners and benefit selected universities whose programs support entry into
the petroleum industry. This year, Marietta College and Prairie View A&M
University were chosen as beneficiaries because of their commitment to
preparing qualified global oil industry professionals.

"The outstanding innovation and technological advances delivered by these
award-winners represent the driving force in the upstream oil and gas
industry," said John Royall, president and CEO of Gulf Publishing Company.
"The industry continues to advance and evolve with new ways to deliver energy
to the world."

The World Oil Awards 2013 categories and winners are:

1.Best Completion Technology – KickStart pressure-activated rupture disc
    valve, Schlumberger
2.Best Data Management & Application Solution – WellLinkVision™ mobile app,
    Baker Hughes Incorporated
3.Best Deepwater Technology – Enhanced Single-Trip Multizone (ESTMZ™)
    System, Halliburton
4.Best Drilling Technology – CounterForce PDC Bit Technology, Ulterra and
    Baker Hughes Duraset™ System, Baker Hughes Incorporated
5.Best Drilling & Completions Fluids – TergoVis™ I Efficiency Fluid,
    Halliburton and Baker Hughes MPRESS™ Emulsion Fluid System for Optimized
    Circulating Pressure, Baker Hughes Incorporated
6.Best Exploration Technology GWD90 (Gyro While Drilling 90), Gyrodata, Inc.
7.Health, Safety, Environment / Sustainable Development Offshore – KelaStim
    Chelant-Based Stimulation Service, Halliburton and Well Track, Sodexo
8.Health, Safety, Environment / Sustainable Development Onshore – AQUA-VES
    Mobile Water Treatment System, National Oilwell Varco
9.Best Outreach Program – Baker Hughes Endeavor Professional Development
    Organization, Baker Hughes Incorporated and The Kinkaid School:
    Engineering Math and Science Institute Partnership, Weatherford
10.Best Production Chemicals – RockOn Surfactants, Multi-Chem, a Halliburton
11.Best Production Technology – RodPROP high-aspect-ratio proppant,
12.Best Visualization and Collaboration – Petrel E&P software platform,
13.Best Well Intervention – CoilScan real-time coiled tubing pipe inspection
    system, Schlumberger
14.Innovative Thinker – Syham Bentouati, Petroleum Development Oman
15.Lifetime Achievement – John Misselbrook, Baker Hughes Incorporated
16.New Horizons Idea – Dynamic Frameworks to Fill™, Landmark Software and
    Services and Turbine-Powered Fracturing Pump Technology, Green Field
    Energy Services

The honorees learned of their wins during the gala event held Oct. 17 at The
Houstonian Hotel. The evening's Master of Ceremony was Kim Davis, President
and Creator of "Chalk Talk," The KD Company.

The ceremony began with a keynote speech from Doug Valleau, Director,
Unconventional Technology, Hess Corporation. A leading global independent
energy company, Hess Corporation is engaged in the exploration and production
of crude oil and natural gas, and the marketing of refined petroleum products,
natural gas and electricity.

The 2013 World Oil Awards were generously sponsored by: Baker Hughes
Incorporated, Nabors Drilling USA, Aramco Services Company, Halliburton and
Eddie V's Prime Seafood. A/V services were provided by Puresound and event
photography was provided by Gary Barchfeld. 

World Oil, the leading oil and gas trade journal for the exploration, drilling
and production sector, has a worldwide circulation of more than 41,000
readers. Gulf Publishing Company has published World Oil for more than 98
years. For more information visit www.Awards.WorldOil.com.


Melissa Smith
Gulf Publishing Company

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