2019 HP Awards Categories

Nominations for the 2019 HP Awards are now open 

Project/Technology Awards*

Category What is included in the category
Best Automation Technology Newer process control software (non-batch), logic systems
Best Catalyst Technology New catalyst technology
Best Cybersecurity Program/Software New cybersecurity program/software
Best Refining Technology New refining technology
Best Petrochemical Technology New petrochemical technology
Best Gas Processing/LNG Technology Includes gas processing, LNG and GTL technology
Best Flow Control Technology Pumps & turbines & drivers, flow control valves & actuators
Best HSE in a Project  Demonstrated HSSE goals met in commissioning or startup
Best Instrument Technology  Newer hardware, including analyzers, wireless, 3D-printed
Best Modeling Technology Newer tools for process simulation, logistics, and scheduling
Best Digitalization Technology  Industrial Internet of Things, cybersecurity, remote monitors
Best AR/VR/AI Advances  Includes artificial reality, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence
Project/Asset Milestone Notable project/asset milestone in the downstream sector
Best Asset Monitoring Technology Best asset monitoring technology
Licensor of the Year Companies regarded as the top licensor
EPC of the Year  Engineering, Procurement, Construction Contractor of the year
Consulting Firm of the Year Best consulting firm
Sustainability Any project, technology, process or service used to optimize operations for greater safety, reliability, efficiency and environmental and social awareness

* If a PROJECT, it must have been commissioned since January 2018. If a technology, this "instance" should be new since January 2018.

People Awards

Category What is included in the category
Lifetime Achievement Also professional achievements outside his employer's firm
Executive of the Year Best Executive of the year based on achievements
Most Promising Engineer Typically <35 years old, demonstrated ability to execute work