Industry body Oil & Gas UK reported Wednesday that it and its partner Step Change in Safety have shortlisted the finalists for the 2013 UK Oil and Gas Safety Awards. Seven awards will be presented on the day of the event, which is scheduled for April 24 at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.
A new prize has been created this year: an Award for Workforce Engagement, which will be contested by Shell UK, Cosalt Offshore and Global Producer 3.
Other awards for Safety Leadership, Safety Representative of the Year, Preventative Safety Action, Most Promising Individual, Innovation in Safety and Ideas in Safety will see 15 other firms – including majors and independents like BP, Marathon, Nexen and TAQA Bratani – considered for recognition.
Oil & Gas UK Health and Safety Director Robert Paterson commented in a statement:
"Once again, I'm pleased to say we've seen a very high calibre of entries to the UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards. I'd like to congratulate all the finalists and wish them all the very best of luck on the day."
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