Deadline Extended for ADS Awards Nominations!

Due to overwhelming responses, we are extending the deadline to ensure you have the opportunity to submit your nomination.

Please submit your nomination and all supporting documents by Wednesday, 31 July 2024, using the link below. Don’t miss out on this chance to participate and showcase your achievements!

Please refer to the Award Poster guidelines below before submitting.



The nominations need to be shared in a poster form (A1 portrait) with the following sections:

  • Background
  • Objectives
  • Methodology
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • Achieved Impact of the programme (if applicable)

Criteria below for the Female / Young Engineer Award only:


Leadership experience - This could be in the nominee leading her team or a group of individuals in achieving a goal through work or volunteering in community or outreach programmes.

Teamwork experience - The nominee should have examples of being collaborative, encouraging people to work together and working with others to achieve successful outcomes.

Professional commitment - The nominee should have evidence showing commitment to a medium-term project or role, and a clear drive and ambition to continue developing and enhancing knowledge and skills.

Criteria for grading are as follows:

  • How innovative the project or technology is
  • If the technology has been proven, or is still being tested or in the planning stage
  • How it will solve an important problem that will help the oil & gas industry
  • How difficult it was from a technical or industry-change perspective
  • How valuable the outcome is to the oil & gas industry

Criteria below for the Leader of the Year Award: only:

Disruptive Innovation Impact - Did they successfully promote ideas and lead projects that embodied new ways of thinking?

Collaborative Innovation Impact - Did they inspire others and play a significant role in creating new or unique organizational models, including cross-functional teams, that took a collaborative approach to solving problems or creating new ways of doing things?

Social Impact - Did they enhance the perception of the industry’s value for other potential next-generation leaders?

Please see examples from past year's award winners below for your reference.


Click on the poster to enlarge it:

Downstream Project of the Year
Innovations in Oil & Gas Digital Technology
Rising Star of the Year (Vendor)
Sustainable Technology of the Year
Young Engineer Award


If your company would like to sponsor one or more award categories and introduce category winners, contact us at partner@asiandownstreaminsights.com to discuss award sponsorship opportunities.


We invite a panel of judges to take part in our selection process each year. The process remains 100% independent, impartial and with no payment by any organisation or individual. The decisions made by our global and regional judging panel is final.

Judging Factors include:

  • How innovative is the project or technology?
  • How valuable is the outcome to the oil & gas industry?
  • Is it technology proven yet or still being tested or in planning stage?
  • Will it solve an important problem that will help the oil & gas industry?
  • How difficult was it from a technical or industry change perspective?

If you would like to join us as an Awards judge and have a neutral view within the market, please contact us at partner@asiandownstreaminsights.com.