Finalists

OGUK is delighted to announce the finalists shortlisted for the OGUK Awards 2020. The winners will be announced on 10 December at our virtual ceremony which is open to all to attend.

Individual Awards


The OGUK Award for Apprentice of the Year

This award recognises the apprentices making their mark in the UK oil and gas industry.

The finalists are:

  • Callum Forbes, ASCO Group
  • Kieron Malster, Proserv Controls
  • Scott Milligan, OPITO (CNOOC)


The OGUK Award for Graduate of the Year

Recognising graduates making their mark in the UK oil and gas industry, this award is given to those who have delivered tangible benefits to their employer and have been identified as future leaders.

The finalists are:

  • Connor Robb, Baker Hughes
  • Hisham Hamid, bp
  • Steven Scott, Shell U.K. Limited

The OGUK Award for Mentor of the Year

This award recognises the vital role mentors play and the extraordinary commitment of these individuals to learning and improvement across the industry.

The finalists are:

  • Diana Samulewicz, ChampionX
  • John Hogg, TAQA
  • Martin White, Halliburton

Company Awards


The OGUK Award for Excellence in Decommissioning

This award category recognises a company that is leading the way in how we do decommissioning in the UK.

The finalists are:

  • Fairfield Energy Ltd
  • J+S Subsea
  • Shell U.K. Limited


The OGUK Award for Energy Transition

This award introduced last year, recognises a company that is leading the way in how we approach and contribute to the Energy Transition in the UK.

The finalists are:

  • Shell U.K. Limited
  • Total E&P UK Ltd
  • Wood


The OGUK Award for Diversity and Inclusion

This award recognises a company that drives improved business results through recognising and promoting the value of diverse teams and inclusive behaviours.

The finalists are:

  • Baker Hughes
  • Imrandd
  • Spirit Energy

The OGUK Award for Workforce Engagement

This award recognises the outstanding steps taken by companies to give their workforce a voice in the organisation and develop and empowering culture that delivers commercial and reputational benefits for the company.

The finalists are:

  • ASCO Group
  • Sodexo 
  • Spirit Energy

The OGUK Award for Business Innovation – SME

This award recognises a company which has enabled improved performance through innovation and efficiency initiatives, while using sustainable methods developed to safely maximise recovery from the UK Continental Shelf.

The finalists are:

  • Hellenes
  • Legasea
  • Omniscient Safety Solutions Ltd

The OGUK Award for Business Innovation – Large Enterprise

This award recognises a company which has enabled improved performance through innovation and efficiency initiatives, while using sustainable methods developed to safely maximise recovery from the UK Continental Shelf.

The finalists are:

  • ChampionX
  • Petrofac
  • Total E&P UK Ltd