In an effort to reward and acknowledge the upstream oil and gas pace setters, local and international nominees have been arrayed for the stunning award ceremony.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Upstream Awards 2018 invites all stakeholders and influencers of the upstream oil&gas industry which includes exploration&production firms, national oil companies, pipeline companies,suppliers,national&county government representatives, journalists, local community representatives, legislators&policy makers, engineers, consultants and advisors amongst students and apprentices in the sector.

AWARD CATEGORIES

E&P COMPANY OF THE YEAR AWARD

The E&P Company of the Year Award recognizes a standout operator that has demonstrated impressive performance, its commitment to employee and environmental safety, while providing economic benefits to the community.

 

DRILLING CONTRACTOR AWARD

This award seeks to recognize individual drilling contractors and their outstanding achievements in technical innovation, safety and economic efficiency within the upstream oil and gas industry.

OIL FIELD SERVICES ​COMPANY OF THE YEAR AWARD

The awards recognize the outstanding achievements made within the upstream services sectors of the oil and gas industry in Kenya and East African region.

THE UPSTREAM SAFETY AWARD

This is an award which recognizes a highly motivated individual who works tirelessly to ensure their team works in a safe and professional manner always

THE UPSTREAM CEO OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award provides an opportunity to recognize and celebrate CEOs in the upstream oil and gas industry who have demonstrated leadership in their companies and thus has led to growth of their companies.

THE UPSTREAM WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award seeks to honour a woman or women who are fantastic and talented professionals, whose mere presence in the industry inspires many more women to come forward and build a career in upstream oil and gas industry.

THE UPSTREAM LOCAL COMMUNITY AWARD

This award aims at supporting local causes and community projects that directly help members of the community. This celebrates outstanding social contributions made by companies in their local communities​.

ENVIRONMENT STEWARD AWARD

This award shall recognize outstanding contribution by the individuals, team, unit, region / project,organization and honour them for their excellent contributions, commitment professionalism and actions that have made a positive impact on the environment in pursuit of oil and gas resources.

THE UPSTREAM TRAINING & KNOWLEDGE AWARD

This award aims at recognizing institutions or firms that have the best training programme or initiatives with regard to developing skills needed to meet today’s complex upstream oil and gas industry challenges.

 

THE UPSTREAM LOCAL SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This is an award that celebrates local companies that are supplying the upstream operators or international oilfield contractors with good and services. The award seeks to recognize the local firms that are building capacity and putting in place systems in accordance with international oil and gas standards.

OIL & GAS FUTURE LEADER AWARD

This is an award that seeks to promote individuals who show great promise of playing a key role in the upstream oil and gas industry in the future. They could be students, professionals and entrepreneurs among others​.

THE UPSTREAM FINANCIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award seeks to celebrate and promote the financing solutions for the players in the upstream oil and gas industry. We celebrate the financial institution which is providing financial solutions to the investors and businesses in the upstream industry.

THE UPSTREAM JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR AWARD

This an award that honors a journalist who demonstrate fair and balanced reporting in their coverage of the upstream oil and gas industry.

THE UPSTREAM LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

This award seeks to celebrate a single individual or a house of representatives for their role in passing laws and/or legislation that are beneficial to the upstream oil and gas industry.

THE UPSTREAM FOUNDERS AWARD

This is an award that is presented by the founders of THE UPSTREAM magazine to an individual or an organization that has had an important impact on the industry and whose achievements, either specific or general, have advanced this industry in any of its aspects.

THE UPSTREAM ENGINEERING AWARD

The presentation of the Award recognizes outstanding innovation in providing solutions to the upstream industry, tangible societal benefit and proven commercial success.

THE UPSTREAM LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

This award is established to honor an individual for his or her lifetime contribution to the enrichment of the upstream oil and gas industry in Kenya.

THE UPSTREAM COUNTY AWARD

This is an award that is given to the county that best demonstrates support for the upstream activities in its jurisdiction in terms of best business practices,leadership and protection of local community interests.

​THE UPSTREAM PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

​This award aims at recognizing a popular individual and is voted for by the general public. We aim to bring on board Kenyans of all walks of life to be part of the upstream oil and gas industry.