ADIPEC honours pioneers of accelerating the energy transition

The Game-Changing Partnership Award was awarded to ADNOC Onshore. (Image source: ADIPEC/ADNOC)

The ADIPEC Awards 2023 has honoured eight pioneering projects, companies and individuals who are driving transformative change across the global energy system

The winners represent companies and individuals from the UAE, Malaysia, the UK, Israel, and the US. 

Held under the theme, ‘Leading the Transformation’, the 13th ADIPEC Awards Ceremony recognised outstanding achievements within the wider energy sector and celebrated global innovators in their pursuit of net-zero emissions, decarbonisation and an equitable energy transition through eight award categories. 

The awards ceremony, which took place at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, was attended by leaders and dignitaries from across energy, technology and government.

His Excellency Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure and ADIPEC Awards 2023 juror, said, “In this, the UAE’s Year of Sustainability, we are proud the ADIPEC Awards has drawn some of the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking companies and individuals to demonstrate their leadership in advancing the energy transition. 

“The world is in need of urgent and tangible solutions to the challenges of climate change and decarbonisation and these awards continue to evolve to showcase the leadership in innovation and collaboration to drive the industry forward.”   

Fatema Al Nuaimi, chairperson of ADIPEC Awards 2023 and executive vice president of Downstream Business Management at ADNOC, said, “This year's ADIPEC Awards honoured companies and individuals who are playing a critical role in leading the global energy transition. The winners will inspire other innovators across the energy sector and encourage them to strengthen their efforts to enable a more sustainable global energy system.”

The Future Energy Workforce Development Programme Award was presented to ADNOC for its Energy Futures Initiative. The initiative is a joint strategic workforce development programme by ADNOC and SLB which utilises innovative methodologies and technologies, including artificial intelligence-powered talent analytics to create a competitive advantage in a fast-paced labour market.

The Game-Changing Partnership Award was awarded to ADNOC Onshore and the Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC) for their partnership that is enabling ADNOC Onshore to source its grid power from renewable energy, supporting the decarbonisation of its operations.

This year’s ADIPEC Awards attracted a record-breaking 1,072 entries from 78 countries and reflected a wide spectrum of geographies, industries and companies. It featured all new categories, introduced to address key global challenges in universal access to cleaner and more secure energy, and to a faster energy transition.