2018 IOGP Outstanding Young Professional Award Nominations Open

The International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) is accepting nominations for its biennial Outstanding Young Professional Award to inspire the next generation of leaders dedicated to promoting safe, responsible, and sustainable exploration and production (E&P) operations.

In association with the 2018 SPE Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Social Responsibility (HSSE-SR) Conference to be held 16–18 April in Abu Dhabi, the IOGP will recognize the achievements of a young professional with fewer than 10 years of professional E&P experience with the Outstanding Young Professional Award. The recipient must have demonstrated professional accomplishments and evidence of outstanding talent, dedication, and leadership in at least one aspect of HSSE-SR.

IOGP and SPE are looking to senior members of the SPE HSSE-SR community to nominate young professional candidates for the award. The nominee does not have to be an SPE member to qualify.

The winner will receive

2016 winner: 

Nominees must:

Professional SPE members (with more than 10 years of experience) in the oil and gas industry can nominate young professionals. Members of the Award Committee are not eligible to nominate for this award while serving as a member of the committee and for a period of 2 years after the expiration of his or her term of service on the committee.

Key dates:

Nominations close: 3 November

Finalists notified: 30 November

Finalist submissions due: 8 January 2018

Winner notified: 1 February 2018

Winner announced: 16–18 April 2018, SPE HSSE-SR Conference, Abu Dhabi

Visit www.iogp.org/award for nomination and competition details.

IOGP is a global forum for the upstream industry to identify and share knowledge and good practices to achieve improvements in HSSE-SR. IOGP members include international and national oil companies, independents, service companies, and oil and gas associations from all over the world.