Africa Petroleum Club is to host the Big Five Board Awards with Oil Review Africa as lead media partner on 16 November 2017 at the Royal Institute in London, aiming to highlight personal and corporate achievements in the petroleum sector
The annual Big Five Board Awards historically awarded at the Africa Oil Week event since 1997. With more than 100 recipients, the event is expected to create a major networking opportunities for Africa’s leading oil and gas companies at its 21st year.
According to Africa Petroleum Club, the aim of the event is to create a platform that will enable both the individual and corporate members to access a global network of senior oil and gas executives for the development of Africa's upstream sector.
The categories for the Big Five Annual Board Awards include distinguished contribution to the African industry, sponsored by Cap Energy, contribution to African petroleum and excellence, sponsored by Preng & Associates, independent player in Africa of the year, sponsored by Progressive Technology Solutions, African national oil company of the year, sponsored by NVentures, service and supply company of the year, sponsored by SPTEC Advisory and Africa’s oil legend 2017, sponsored by Clifton Hill Associates.
Some of the energy awards incorporated by Africa Petroleum Club include Africa energy finance company of the year, African Gas-LNG player of the year, Africa power/energy project of the year, Africa downstream player of the year, energy innovation for Africa of the year and etc.
The award ceremony will feature Brian Maxted, chief exploration officer, director and founding partner of Kosmos Energy, one of the leading oil and gas exploration and production company focused on frontier and emerging areas along the Atlantic Margin, as the guest speaker of the event.
Woodside Energy, Exxon Mobil, Tullow Oil, Kosmos Energy, Enviva, Progressive Technology Solutions, Nventures, Cap Energy, Clifton Hill Associates, Pharos Offshore Oil & Gas Consultancy, Helios Investment Partners, Norton Rose Fulbright, Discover Petroleum, Bowmans Law, JJ Consulting, Westwood Global Energy Group, Delonex Energy, Marsh, Matesco & Partners and CGG Services (Nl) Bv are some of the major companies to be attended in the event, said Africa Petroleum Club.