Every three years at the World Petroleum Congress, the World Petroleum Council honours outstanding projects within the oil and gas sector with the WPC Excellence Awards. The prizes are awarded in two categories:
Technological Development and Social Responsibility
The objective of the WPC Excellence Awards (WPCEA) is to distinguish companies, institutions or any public or private organisation (not individuals) engaged in the oil and gas industry for promoting or operating with high excellence.
The judging panel is selected from an international group of stakeholders and industry experts and is independent of WPC. To recognise the efforts of both NOCs / large companies and small to medium sized organisations, there are two winners in each category. In addition, the WPC presents two highly commended awards within each category.
The following criteria are taken into consideration when assessing the projects: