Technology, Innovation & Decarbonisation in the Energy Sectors

The purpose of the 2023 Digital Twin Excellence Awards for the Oil & Gas Industry in Middle East is to recognize and celebrate innovative projects that have made significant strides in implementing digital twin technology. These projects have demonstrated measurable improvements in projects execution, production, safety, and sustainability within the oil and gas sector. The awards aim to promote and encourage the adoption of digital twin solutions, showcase best practices, and inspire further innovation in the industry.

The panel of judges evaluated submissions from a range of companies and awarded the following:

Pre-FEED Digital Twin of the Year: Aramco Overseas, Safaniyah and Manifa Increment Project Development, presented by Wassim Ghadban, VP, Global Innovation and Digital Engineering, Kent
Judges' comments: "Amazing work has laid the groundwork for success, showing off creative ideas and top-notch project planning."

Construction Digital Twin of the Year: Saudi Aramco, ZULUF Offshore Water Injection Facilities, presented by Khaled Al Blooshi, VP, Digital Projects & Innovation, ADNOC
Judges' comments: "Your unmatched skill and hard work have really shone through in your work, showing how well you executed the project using digital twin technology."

Operations Digital Twin of the Year: ADNOC Group, Al Yasat Petroleum Intelligence and Wisdom Center (IWC), presented by Dr. Abdullah Al-Halafi​, Network and Systems Specialist, Digital Twin, Saudi Aramco

Judges' comments:"your clever planning and smooth operation have set a new standard. Your hard work truly shows what operational excellence looks like."