2019 Finalists

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream sector's leading technical publication, has announced the finalists for its third annual awards ceremony. This year, the awards cover 17 key categories in the hydrocarbon processing industry that will be voted on by the HP Awards' esteemed advisory board. 

BEST AR/VR/AI TECHNOLOGY

· AI Operator - ChemTech AI

· COMPACS System - Dynamics Scientific Production Center USA

· NuSpace - Imaginate Software Labs Private Limited

   

BEST ASSET MONITORING TECHNOLOGY

· Mtell® - Aspen Technology Incorporated

· Stingray Online Tank Inspection System - Diakont Advanced Technologies

· Salus Relief and Flare System Software - Smith and Burgess Process Safety Consultants

   

BEST CATALYST TECHNOLOGY

· Valor™ – BASF Corporation

· Celestia™ – ExxonMobil Chemical and Albemarle

· Ionikylation - Well Resources Incorporated

   

DIGITALIZATION—BEST DIGITAL TWIN/OPERATOR TRAINING TECHNOLOGY

· Rigorous Online Modeling with Equation-Based Optimization (ROMeo) - AVEVA

· Forge Industrial Solutions - Honeywell Process Solutions

· Operational Risk Management (ORM) Software - Sphera

   

DIGITALIZATION—BEST PROCESS/PLANT OPERATIONS OPTIMIZATION TECHNOLOGY

· Unified Operations Center - AVEVA

· DCP 2020 Strategy (DCP 2.0) - DCP Midstream

· gPROMS® Digital Application Platform (gDAP v.5) - Process Systems Enterprise

· Integrated Manufacturing Operations Management System (imoms) - Saudi Aramco

   

DIGITALIZATION—BEST SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY

· Atomiton Digital Terminal - Atomiton

· Secure Media Exchange (SMX) - Honeywell Process Solutions

· Polarion® - Siemens Oil & Gas

   

EPC/LICENSOR/CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR

· McDermott

· S&B Engineers and Constructors

· Smith and Burgess Process Safety Consultants

   

BEST FLUID FLOW TECHNOLOGY

· Barracuda Virtual Reactor® - CPFD Software

· FT4X Flow Meter - Fox Thermal

· Cavitation Detection System - Yokogawa Electric Corporation

   

BEST GAS PROCESSING/LNG TECHNOLOGY

· Deep Dewpointing Process (DDP) - Fluor

· Enhanced C2 Recovery Process by Utilizing the Demethanizer Bottom Reflux Stream - Saudi Aramco

· CYNARA PN-1 - Schlumberger

· SIDRIVE IQ – Siemens Oil & Gas

   

BEST HEALTH, SAFETY OR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRIBUTION

· SMR integration and increase of CO2 production—Stage 3 - Air Liquide

· Honeywell Process Safety Suite (PSS) - Honeywell Process Solutions

· Building Technology HSSE App – Siemens Oil & Gas

   

BEST INSTRUMENT TECHNOLOGY

· Rosemount™ 928 Wireless Gas Monitor - Emerson

· SmartLine® Application and Validation Tool (AVT) - Honeywell Process Solutions

· OndaVia Analysis System - OndaVia Incorpoated

· Nexis™ SCD-2030 - Shimadzu Corporation

   

BEST PETROCHEMCIAL TECHNOLOGY

· CDAlky® and Olefins Conversion Technology (OCT) - McDermott Lummus Technology

· Chlorinated Polyvinylchloride Production Technology - Reliance Industries Limited

· Ethylbenzene production technology - Sinopec

   

BEST PROCESS CONTROLS/AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY

· CAROL (Catalyst Removal Amphirol) Robotic Catalyst Removal technology - Advisian Digital

· General Dynamic Optimization Technology (GDOT™) - Aspen Technology Incorporated

· Experion® Local Control Network (LCN) - Honeywell Process Solutions

· OpenTAS® Terminal Management System (TMS) - Implico Group

· Process IQ - Schlumberger

   

BEST REFINING TECHNOLOGY

· IsoAlky™ - Honeywell UOP

· Salus Relief and Flare System Software - Smith and Burgess Process Safety Consultants

· Ionikylation – Well Resources Incorporated

   

MOST PROMISING ENGINEER

· Chris Jansen, Advisian Digital

· Chris Runneberg, S&B Engineers and Constructors

· Yusuf Ahmed Al-Nafaiei, Bahrain National Gas Company

· Abdulrahman Al-Shammari, Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC)

· Kathleen Wills, Halliburton

   

EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

· Jon Camp, Managing Director, Tube Tech International

· Kathleen Eisenbrenner, Founder and Chairman, NextDecade Corporation

· Albert Rooyakkers, Founder and CEO, Bedrock Automation

   

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

· Harold Eggert, Senior Technical Advisor, Athlon Solutions

· Pinti Wang, President and CEO, GTC Technology US LLC

· James Sorokes, Principal Engineer, Siemens Oil & Gas

· Michael Stilley, Vice President of Education and Workforce Development, S&B Engineers and Constructors

   

The Hydrocarbon Processing Awards winners will be announced at a black-tie awards ceremony and dinner on September 19, 2019, in Houston. Reserve your table today and join the HPI's best and brightest!