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North America's Leading Energy Event
June 8 - 10, 2021
Stampede Park - Calgary, Canada

While we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Global Energy Show and Awards Gala, dmg::events recognizes and appreciates the hard work and dedication that went into the technologies and initiatives submitted for the 2020 Global Energy Awards Program, and we feel that it’s important to honour our winners.

In supporting the hard work and dedication of our nominees we in turn support the growth and prosperity of our industry. These success stories will play a role in shaping the future of the energy industry, and we want you to be part of the journey. 

Global Energy Show is pleased to announce the 2020 Nominees!

THE 2020 NOMINEES ARE

Collaborative Trendsetter

Business Renewables Centre (BRC) Canada

Increase renewable energy procurement through corporate power purchase agreements

Key Partners Involved:

BluEarth Renewables, Bullfrog Power, Capital Power, Cargill, Cassels, City of Edmonton, EDF Renewables, EY, Greengate Power, IBM, LevelTen Energy, Marathon Capital, Marriott International, Power Advisory LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, RES Group and Starbucks

 

IronHub

Peer-to-peer collaboration - Pioneering equipment and materials inventory in 2020

Key Partners Involved:

Cenovus Energy, Husky Energy, ConocoPhillips, MEG Energy, Imperial Oil, Suncor Energy, Harvest Energy, Athabasca Energy, ARC Resources, Secure Energy Services, Orphan Well Association, Crescent Point  

 

NBC Technologies

First 3-Mile Cardium Well

Key Partners Involved:

NBC Technologies - Drilling Engineering Firm (Bryan Orr, P.Eng, Colin McPhee, P.Eng and Superintendent Richard Lidstone), Tamarack Valley Energy - E&P (Josh Metz, Reg Topham, Kevin Screen, Brian Schmidt), Trican - Cementing (James Ingram), NOV/Reed - Drill Bits (Andrew Halva), Horizon - Drilling Rig (Micheal Jardine), RES – Software (Trent Marx), Tenaris – Tubulars (Kyle Thompson), Secure - Drilling Fluids (Ryan Cadrin, Shaun Rousseau), RES - Drilling data analytics and reporting (Trent Marx), CCAI - Centralizers (Jeremy Young), Impulse – Mud Motor & Agitators (Alex Derry, Troy Lorenson)

 

TC Energy

Strategic Improvement of Critical Pipeline Integrity Decision Accuracy (by Developing Assessment Model) in Order to Improve Safety while Significantly Reducing Unnecessary Actions – Critical Step to Move Towards a Sustainable High Reliability Industry

Key Partners Involved:

PRCI, CEPA, ASME, CSA

Digital Innovator

Akinê Inc.

Akinê Live

Key Partners Involved:

Bearspaw Petroleum Ltd, Gear Energy Ltd, Burgess Creek Exploration Inc., Venturion Oil Ltd., NRC-IRAP, SR&ED, MILA Quebec, Google Cloud Services

 

Bolongo

Bolongo Digital Marketplace

Key Partners Involved:

Bolongo, Enbridge, Crescent Point, Ovintiv, Paramount Resources, Caprock Engineering

Bolongo has secured leaders within these businesses to participate in development and beta testing of the next version of the Bolongo Platform (v.2)

Saudi Aramco

Well Control Space Out System

Key Partners Involved: Saudi Aramco and FogHorn

 

Validere

Validere’s Supply Chain Optimization Software: Validere 360 and Validere Edge

Key Partners Involved:

Wing VC, Greylock Partners, Sallyport Investments; Ian Burgess, CTO and a co-founder of Validere; Nouman Ahmad, CEO and co-Founder of Validere; Doug Foshee, former CEO of El Paso; Pierre Magnan, President of Parkland International and CEO of SO; Aaref Hilaly, Partner at WING VC; Dr. George Whitesides, Harvard University; Dr. David Weitz, Harvard University

Emerging Clean Technologies

Blue Spark Energy

WASP® - Inspiring Energetic Change

Key Partners Involved:

Todd Parker

 

Westgen Technologies

Westgen’s EPOD Eliminates Wellsite Pneumatic Device Methane Venting while Decreasing Capital and Operating Costs

Key Partners Involved:

Project Lead: Westgen Technologies Inc, Fabrication: Global Controls Inc, First Adopter: Painted Pony Energy EPC, Supporter: Obsidian Engineering, Carbon Credit Partner: Bluesource Methane, Funding Partner: ATB, BDC, Innovation Funding Partners: Alberta Innovates, Emissions Reduction Alberta, SDTC

 

Bridger Photonics, Inc.

Gas Mapping LiDAR: The Next Generation of Methane Detection and Quantification

Key Partners Involved:

Primary Submitting Organization: Bridger Photonics, Inc., Co-Developer Organization:  MIT Lincoln Laboratory 

 

Proton Technologies

Proton Technologies Hygenic Earth Energy

Key Partners Involved:

Grant Strem, Chairman and CEO, Proton Technologies; Setayesh Afshordi, COO, Proton Technologies ; Dr. Ian Gates, University of Calgary, Gates Research Group; Jingyi Wang, University of Calgary ; Dr. Harrie Vredenburg, University of Calgary ; Stantec Consulting

Emerging Leader

Ogutu Okudo — Changing the Narrative in the Male Dominated Energy & Extractive Sectors in Africa

Country Manager, SpringRock Energy

Founder and CEO, Women in Energy and Extractives Africa

Gender Advisor, Ministry of Petroleum and Mining (Kenya)

Non-Executive Director, Bboxx Kenya

 

John Adams

Managing Director, Natural Gas Innovation Fund

 

 

Trent Fequet

President & CEO, Steel River Group Ltd.

 

 

Nouf Aljabri

Petroleum Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Health & Safety

FLIR

Leadership in Optical Gas Imaging Technology

Key Partners Involved:

AUPRF, Petroleum Technology Association of Canada, Saskatchewan Research Council, Providence Photonics, Intelliview Technologies

 

Field Safe Solutions

An easy-to-use application for the rapid adoption of health and safety culture in an organization

Key Partners Involved:

IBM, TELUS, STARS Ambulance

Indigenous Excellence

Jacknife Oilfield Services

Promoting Indigenous Advancement and Entrepreneurship

Key Partners Involved:

Jacknife Oilfield Services, Elizabeth Metis Settlement, Cold Lake First Nations, Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Saddle Lake Cree Nation, Kehewin Cree Nation, Heart Lake

 

Enbridge

Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement Project

Key Partners Involved:

Project Leader: Enbridge

Engagement on the project included more than 150 Indigenous communities, Indigenous businesses, primary construction contractors on the project and numerous internal stakeholders, including a dedicated team within Enbridge's Supply Chain Management group.

 

Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary

Indigenous Engineer in Residence Pilot Program

Key Partners Involved:

Dr. Michael Hart, Vice Provost (Indigenous Engagement), University of Calgary; Dr. Bill Rosehart, Dean of Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary; Dr. Qiao Sun, Senior Associate Dean (Diversity & Equity), Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary; Deanna Burgart, President, Indigenous Engineering Inclusion Inc.

Innovation in Equipment

Quantum Design and Technologies Inc.

Quantum Design and Technologies Inc. - Well Whisperer

Key Partners Involved:

Nick Bihun, President, Quantum Design and Technologies Inc.; Robert Herscovitch, Industrial Technology Advisor, National Research Council of Canada (NRC); Bob Marshall, Paul Sparrow-Clarke & Allen Yee, Business Advisors, Campus Innovation Consulting Group (CICG); Rick Davidson, Technology Development Advisor, Alberta Innovates; Brock Moir, Machine Learning Advisor & Talat Syed, Applied Machine Learning Scientist, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (AMII)

 

TMEIC

TMdrive-Guardian - A novel approach to manage heat in Medium Voltage Variable Frequency Drives

Key Partners Involved:

Project Leads: VFD Manufacturing, TMEIC Power Electronics Products Corporation

Enclosure Integrator: VFP Inc.

Wall Panel Manufacturer: Thermasteel Inc.

Enclosure Design & Testing Oversight: TMEIC Corporation, USA & TMEIC, Fuchu Works, Japan, TMEIC customers in the oil & gas industry who provided valuable feedback in establishing performance requirements, TMEIC Corporation, USA product development team members

 

Infra-Structure Engineering and Construction Company (ISECC) and STATS-Group

Bypass Surgery for Temporary Isolation of Pressurized GRP /RTR Piping Systems for Repair, Rehabilitation and Maintenance without Shutting down —          ` Significant Energy, Time and Cost Saved

Key Partners Involved:

Sadath A Khan CN, Angus Bowie, Mohammed Shafeeq, Mohammed Sadiq Shahpuri, Mohammed Mudassarruddin, Hafiz Abdul Kareem; Saudi Arabian Amiantit Company (SAAC); Infra-Structure Engineering and Construction Company (ISECC); STATS-Group

 

Ground Effects Environmental Services

GEE EOX: Chemical-free SAGD wastewater treatment that creates 90% steam-quality water for reuse on site.

 

Key Partners Involved:

Ground Effects Environmental Services Inc. (GEE), International Petroleum Company (IPC), University of Calgary (UofC)

Innovation in Process Controls

Quantum Pro Inc.

Smart tracers technology for complex frac diagnostics and completion optimization

Key Partners Involved:

Quantum Pro Inc., Pertalis Energy Resources, The Cannon, Houston Exponential, Abai University

 

Rocsole Ltd.

Real-time process insights sensor (iot) and ai prediction modelling

Key Partners Involved:

Rocsole Ltd.

 

AMETEK

When Continuity of Power Really Matters

Key Partners Involved:

AMETEK SCI Application Engineering & Projects Group

 

VantEdge

CompliShield by VantEdge Oil and Gas Inc.

Key Partners Involved:

Arcurve Inc. and Inter Pipeline Ltd.

 

Suzanne West Environmental Excellence

Earthmaster

PEPSystems® Technologies – A Green Soil Conservation Method for Dealing with Contaminated and Damaged Landscapes

Key Partners Involved:

Project Leads: Earthmaster, in collaboration with Dr. Bruce Greenberg and a team of scientists at the University of Waterloo

Funding Partner: National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP). IRAP has provided Earthmaster with the ability to expand our in-house expertise and develop in-house research facilities which are being used to further develop and expand the capabilities and the applications of the PEPSystems technology

 

Signum Environment

Electrokinetic Remediation

Key Partners Involved:

Signum Environmental, Eko Harden Technologies, Enviromarc Services, Fixed Earth, Dirty Dirt Services

 

Bluesource Methane

Bluesource Methane Reduction Project

Key Partners Involved:

Electrical and Instrumentation Partners: PTW Energy Services Ltd., Techmation Electric and Controls Ltd., Pronghorn Controls Ltd., CDN Controls Ltd., NexSource Power Electric & Controls Inc., and Octane Controls Ltd.

Spartan Controls and CVS Controls for Equipment Support:  Drakken and Lukla support project management in Calgary

Over 26 oil and gas producers have participated in the project.

 

 

Cap-Op Energy

Transforming reality through methane emission reductions at upstream oil and gas facilities

Key Partners Involved:

Cap-Op Energy, Carbon Credit Solutions Inc.