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 Service 11.Best Production Technology – RodPROP high-aspect-ratio proppant, Schlumberger 12.Best Visualization and Collaboration – Petrel E&P software platform, Schlumberger 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. Contact: Melissa Smith Gulf Publishing Company 713-520-4475 Email Read more news from World Oil. SOURCE World Oil Website: http://www.worldoil.com
2013 World Oil Awards Honors Innovative Upstream Oil and Gas Companies, Two Industry Veterans
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