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2 - 6 NOVEMBER 2020



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Distinguished Achievement Awards

The OTC Asia Distinguished Achievement Awards, modelled after the prestigious awards at the Offshore Technology Conference's (OTC), recognise major technological, humanitarian, environmental, and leadership contributions to the industry.

Read more about the winners.

Distinguished Achievement Award for Companies, Organisations & Institutions

woodsideWoodside Energy is recognised for their trailblazing Greater Enfield Project.

The Greater Enfield project is Australia’s largest oilfield development currently in operation. The project also currently holds the world record for longest horizontal subsea water injection well and the world’s first pipeline buoyant crossing of a seabed canyon.

With over 1.7 million work hours on the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit, offshore installation vessels and pipelay vessel with zero lost work cases, its success and achievements are well-deserved.

Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals

KevinKevin Owens will be honoured for his outstanding and unique achievements, and extensive contributions to the industry throughout his 37-year career spanning 6 continents and 9 countries. He has shown remarkable leadership across operational excellence, ensuring personal and process safety, reliability, maintenance, production, and financial results.

Owens also led efforts to safely and reliably start up five new LNG Trains, two domestic market gas installations and the world’s largest CO2 sequestration project located in Australia.

Heritage Award


Dato’ Mohamad Idris Mansor is being recognised for his incredible achievements, specifically in establishing and growing PETRONAS Carigali, the E&P operation arm of PETRONAS, and his tremendous impact on the oil and gas industry in Malaysia and the region. Dato’ Idris has been instrumental in advancing the energy industry through his guidance, leadership and volunteerism with the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Special Citations


Phongsthorn Thavisin will receive a Special Citation for his outstanding leadership and volunteerism within the industry, as well as, his lifelong commitment to reshaping Thailand’s energy industry through technological innovations and operational success.


Zhu Weilin will receive a Special Citation for his significant contribution to the China offshore industry, as one of its pioneers; as an explorer, developer, visionary leader and scholar; as well as for his outstanding knowledge of regional geology and petroleum systems.






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