About ARTC Awards


The ARTC Awards represents a benchmark of excellence for those working in the oil & gas industry. Running alongside the Asian Downstream Summit conference, it is the most prominent awards ceremony for oil & gas in the Asia Pacific industry calendar.

The Aim
The ARTC Awards honors and recognizes industry visionaries and companies who have showcased outstanding performance and innovative technologies. These people and their organizations are enabling the market to become ever increasingly efficient through technological development.

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  • Position your organization as an innovative leader in the region
  • Showcase your company’s activities and achievement in the past year
  • Inspire oil & gas players to create better technologies/services
  • Showcase outstanding innovation standards
  • Gain individual and company recognition in the oil and gas industry
  • Interact with industry players on issues of mutual interest
  • Reward best practices and standards
  • Recognize inspiring leaders and programs
  • Become a key contributor to the future development of the industry


CEO of the Year award
As innovation transforms the way we do businesses, the industry needs CEO’s who can adapt to these evolving challenges, and take advantage of the opportunities to optimise their business performance. The CEO of the Year award will commend an outstanding oil and gas leader who has demonstrated exceptional success at the top of their organisation in mentorship, management and operational excellence.

Female Engineer of the Year
The new Female Engineer Award is a continuation of ARTC’s commitment towards greater diversity in the oil and gas industry. It will recognise a female oil and gas professional who has shown outstanding promise in her field, and contributes continuous value to her organisation’s performance and culture.

Young Engineer Award
The Young Engineer of the Year award will recognise a young engineer who has shown potential to become a key contributor to the future development of the industry, showcasing outstanding performance and initiative in his/her organization. The winner of this award is someone who has a strong potential to reach top management level.

Best Digital Transformation Program
Digital Transformation Program of the Year will recognize the importance of digitization within the value chain of the oil and gas industry. This award is open to all digital transformation programs and projects for downstream oil & gas manufacturers including refiners, petrochemical operators and specialty chemicals companies that have successfully implemented digitization and have benefited from it.

Innovations in Oil & Gas Digital Technology
This award seeks to recognize the best "digital technology" for delivering operational efficiencies or excellence in refining, petrochemicals, and chemicals. The winner of this award has consistently been able to help operators reach highest levels of efficiency while increasing productivity, minimizing risks, increasing safety, and controlling costs.

Rising Star of the Year (Vendor)
In a crowded solutions market, it can be hard to differentiate. The Rising Star of the Year Award will commend a supplier who stands out from the crowd through their exceptional product and service, their value to clients, and their potential for continued future growth and success.

Downstream Project of the Year
ARTC holds an established record of bringing together the most senior players in refining, production and petrochemicals.  The ideal candidate for this award is the most ambitious, game-changing project in the regional refining and petrochemicals industry.

Award for Excellence in Health & Safety
The Health & Safety Initiative of the Year Award recognizes specific initiatives or products that have significantly reduced the risk to workers or members of the community in the region. Any product developments or changes in processes that have a positive impact, or granted improvements in general health and safety awareness through an educational campaign, are all eligible to enter this category.

Sustainable Technology of the Year Award
Sustainability will determine the future of the oil and gas industry. The Sustainable Technology of the Year Award will recognise a solution that has used technology to align commercial performance with positive impact on the environment. The winner is an organisation that has provided innovative and business efficient means for oil and gas companies to enhance their performance and improve their ecological standards.