2021 Finalists

Hydrocarbon Processing, the downstream sector's leading technical publication, has announced the finalists for its fifth annual awards ceremony. This year, the awards cover 18 key categories in the hydrocarbon processing industry that will be voted on by the HP Awards' esteemed advisory board. 

 

BEST AR/VR/AI TECHNOLOGY 

  • Immersive Field Simulator (IFS) - Honeywell 
  • AVEVA Schedule AI Assistant - AVEVA 
  • ehsAI - ehsAI
  • APM 360™ - Symphony Industrial AI 
  • Closed Loop Neural Network - Imubit 
  • Aspen AIoT Hub - Aspen Technology 

BEST ASSET MONITORING TECHNOLOGY 

  • Aspen Mtell® v12 - Aspen Technology 
  • APM40&G - Siemens Energy 
  • Honeywell Forge Asset Performance Management - Honeywell 
  • Digital Reliability Platform - SCG Chemicals and AVEVA 
  • Dynamic Risk Pathways - Sphera 

 BEST AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY 

  • Aspen GDOT - Aspen Technology 
  • Collaboration Information Server - Yokogawa 

 BEST CATALYST TECHNOLOGY 

  • SeLene - Axens 
  • ART ICR 5th Generation ISODEWAXING® catalyst - Advanced Refining Technology 
  • ACTION®+ FCC Catalysts - Albemarle 
  • FUSION® FCC Catalysts - W. R. Grace & Co. 
  • Ziegler-Natta Catalysts for Polypropylene Production - Reliance Industries Ltd.  

 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAM/SOFTWARE 

  • DeepArmor® Industrial, fortified™ by Siemens Energy – Siemens Energy
  • Advanced Monitoring and incident response - Honeywell 

BEST DIGITAL TWIN TECHNOLOGY 

  • Real-time digital twin integrated with advanced process control - Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. 
  • Performance 360 - Symphony Industrial AI 
  • Dry Gas Seal Simulation Tool – Siemens Energy
  • Dynamic Risk Pathways - Sphera 

 BEST GAS PROCESSING/LNG TECHNOLOGY 

  • Annular Injection Mixer - ProSep 
  • AVEVA Gas Value Chain Optimization - AVEVA 
  • Materializing innovative ideas in testing and loading dehydrators - Saudi Aramco 

 EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR 

  • Leon de Bruyn – Lummus Technology 
  • Derek Becht, Managing Director, Becht Europe B.V. and LATAM SRL, Board Member, Becht  

 BEST HEALTH, SAFETY OR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRIBUTION 

  • OLEUM: Cloud operator training during the pandemic - TotalEnergies and AVEVA 
  • Honeywell Forge Inspection Rounds - Honeywell 
  • Methane Emissions Reduction System (MERs) - GPS International 
  • HazardIQ for iNet - Intelex Technologies 

 BEST INSTRUMENT TECHNOLOGY 

  • Honeywell Forge Sentinel with Field Device Manager - Honeywell 
  • J22 TDLAS Gas Analyzer - SpectraSensors, an Endress+Hauser company  
  • Flare monitoring at Flint Hill Resources: 708 Wireless Acoustic Transmitters - Emerson and Flint Hill Resources 

 BEST MODELING TECHNOLOGY 

  • Honeywell UniSim® Design - Honeywell 
  • AVEVA Process Simulation - AVEVA 
  • K Model - Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. 
  • Aspen Hybrid Models - Aspen Technology  
  • FRI Colum PRO - EPCON International  

 MOST PROMISING ENGINEER 

  • Ahmed Basodan - Saudi Aramco 
  • Melissa Mastry - BASF 
  • Avinash Karre - Worley 
  • Faisal A. Al Dossary - Saudi Aramco 

 BEST PETROCHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY 

  • YieldUP - SUEZ Water Technologies and Solutions  
  • AlphaButol® - Axens 
  • HP-DUCER - Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd.  
  • RELAD - Reliance Industries Ltd.  
  • Olefin Catalytic Cracking process - Sinopec 

  BEST PROCESS-PLANT OPTIMIZATION TECHNOLOGY 

  • Integrated Manufacturing Operations Management System (iMOMS) - Saudi Aramco 
  • Aspen Unified PIMS v12 - Aspen Technology 
  • Honeywell Forge Plant-Wide Optimizer - Honeywell 
  • Collaboration Information Server - Yokogawa 
  • BPMARRK® - Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. 
  • Notebook - TrendMiner 

 BEST REFINING TECHNOLOGY 

  • Axens Prime-G/ Prime-G+® - Axens 
  • Single Regenerator Dual Catalyst (SRDC) technology - Lummus Technology 
  • Biovisbreaking  Eni SpA 
  • CDHydro/CDAlky® - Lummus Technology 
  • HP DEWA - Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. 

 SUSTAINABILITY  

  • Green Circle - Lummus Technology 
  • Aspen ProMV Process Optimization Technology - Aspen Technology 
  • Honeywell Forge Energy and Emissions Management - Honeywell 
  • Visual MESA Energy Management System - Yokogawa 
  • Barracuda Virtual Reactor - CPFD Software  

 CONSULTING FIRM OF THE YEAR 

  • PEMY Consulting 
  • Becht 

 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT 

  • Joseph Lu - Honeywell 
  • Madhukar Garg - Reliance Industries Ltd. 
  • Walter Babbitt - BASF