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Distinguished Achievement Awards

Distinguished Achievement Awards

Distinguished Achievement Awards

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Thank you to all who nominated an individual, company, organization, or institution for this prestigious award.

The OTC 2021 Distinguished Achievement Awards Event will recognize the award recipients, raise funds for the 2021 beneficiary, and provide an excellent opportunity for industry leaders to network with colleagues from around the world. 

The 2021 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Board of Directors selects Joe Fowler, as the recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) in recognition of its cutting-edge Panorama digital command center, and Edward Heerema and Russell Hoshman with the OTC Heritage Award. Read more about the 2021 recipients below.

OTC Distinguished Achievement Award recipients will be recognized at OTC 2021. 

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Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals

Joe FowlerJoe Fowler will be honored with the Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals for his extraordinary technical leadership in risers and pipelines, industrial leadership and entrepreneurship, significant contributions in higher education, and his substantial contributions to the societies that organize OTC.

As principal investigator for the American Gas Association and Gas Research Institute, his achievements in offshore and land pipelines specifically focus on the collapse behavior of pipelines, the effects of dents on pipeline life, strength of tee and elbow fittings, repair procedures for damaged pipelines, and the development of a diverless pipeline repair clamp.  Read more.

Distinguished Achievement Award for Companies, Organizations, and Institutions

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)

This year’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Companies, Organizations, and Institutions will be awarded to The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) will be presented the OTC Distinguished Achievement Award in recognition of its cutting-edge Panorama digital command center.

Established in November 2017, the fully integrated platform provides ADNOC with the unique capability of allocating and centralizing more than 200 dashboards representing the entire value chain of ADNOC Group of 14 companies, while displaying 250,000 real time data points from all operational sites and plants. The platform also provides a complete integration of data between offshore and onshore facilities.  Read more

OTC HERITAGE AWARD

The Heritage award will be presented to Edward Heerema in recognition of his long-term continuous, distinguished service in management and leadership of offshore installation for the deepwater industry and Russell Hoshman for his long-term continuous, distinguished service in safety and environmental stewardship for the offshore industry. 

 

Edward HeeremaHeerema’s lifetime contributions to offshore marine construction have been paramount. He developed the concept of dynamically positioned subsea pipelay with the introduction of Lorelay. In 2007, his vision set the world record for ultra-deepwater advanced pipeline installation in 9,100 feet of sea water with an S-Lay installation method. As President and CEO of Allseas, he is also credited for creating employment for more than 4,000 global workers and building offshore pipelines that provide energy for millions of people. In 2016, Heerema was honored as a Fellow Chartered Engineer by the Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers.  Read more

 

 

 

 

 

HoshmanHoshman is being recognized for his leadership and guidance in ensuring the offshore sector achieves superior standards and processes for safer operations. His significant contributions and technical knowledge have helped bridge the industry and regulatory bodies. He has more than 43 years of industry experience working as an engineer, researcher, mentor/instructor/communicator, technical advisor, and government representative.  Read more

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