Sekal winner of Harts E&P 2013 MEA
Sekal’s DrillScene technology announced as one of the winners of the 2013 E&P Special Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation
HOUSTON (April 2, 2013) – E&P magazine will recognize the winners of its 2013 Hart Energy Meritorious Award for Engineering Innovation on the opening day (May 6) of the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston’s Reliant Park and on May 30 at Hart Energy’s DUG Bakken and Niobrara conference and exhibition in Denver.
“E&P and its predecessors have consistently honored technical innovation that allows our industry to overcome seemingly impossible challenges,” said Rhonda Duey, executive editor, E&P. “The Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation reflect the best of the best in technological advancement.”
The award program honors engineering excellence and achievement in every segment of the upstream petroleum industry. It recognizes new products and technologies that offer innovation in concept, design, and application. E&P’s May 2013 issue will showcase the winning technologies.
The winners include:
Schlumberger, KickStart pressure-activated rupture disc valve
o Flotek Industries, Complex nano-fluid technology (honorable mention)
o Schlumberger, Mangrove reservoir-centric stimulation design software (honorable mention)
M-I SWACO, a Schlumberger company, RHADIANT ultra-high temperature non-aqueous drilling fluid
Schlumberger, REDA HotlineSA3
Global Geophysical, AutoSeis HDR-1C
OptaSense, OptaSense vertical seismic profiling
WesternGeco, IsoMetrix marine isometric seismic technology
Nabors Completion & Production Services Co., Silica dust collection system
Halliburton, SandCastle vertical storage bins
o Schlumberger, HiWAY flow-channel hydraulic fracturing system (honorable mention)
Schlumberger, INsidr perforating shock and debris reduction technology
Sekal AS, DrillScene
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The expert panel of judges included engineers and engineering managers from operating and consulting companies worldwide — no service companies. They applied their expertise in areas in which they focus. Judges were excluded from categories in which they or their companies have a business interest.
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