CHAIRMAN’S INNOVATION AWARD
Thank you to all those who participated in 2012. To be notified when the 2013 call for entries is issued, please sign up here.
Shell was recognized as the 2012 Chairman’s
Innovation Award recipient for their Prelude Floating LNG (FLNG) project. Helix Power Generators was also acknowledged with an Honorable Mention for its Helix Gas Letdown Generator. To read the full press release regarding the 2012 Chairman’s Innovation Award, click here.
The purpose of the Chairman’s Innovation Award is to stimulate and acknowledge new creative energy-related products, energy services, and energy business models. Innovations to be considered may improve efficiency, increase marketability, affect cost savings, achieve environmental goals or improve the market position of a candidate company or their specific technology.
Review the 2012 criteria below.
Decision & Award Notification:
The winners will be notified Thursday, November 15th, 2012. Announcement of the winning submission will be made at Total Energy USA during the reception on Wednesday, November 28th, 2012. Winners will be featured in a press release and in the pre-event collateral for the following year.
Who can participate?
Total Energy speakers, exhibitors and attendees; individuals or companies may participate. Total Energy USA participants (Executive Committee Members, speakers, attendees, etc.) are encouraged to nominate the innovations of themselves or other participating companies and individuals.
Who will review submissions?
Under the direction of the Chairman, two executive committee members will be selected to review submissions and make recommendations for the award.
What is the deadline for submissions?
Applications and proposals must be submitted electronically Friday, October 26th, 2012. The assembled panel will review submissions.
1. Originality of the innovation:
a. Is it a new concept or a variation of an existing idea or product?
b. Is it unique to the energy business or adapted from another area?
c. Was it developed independently or in cooperation with others?
2. Impact of the innovation:
a. Will it make a fundamental change in a process or business?
b. Will it impact multiple operational areas?
c. Can the innovation be applied across multiple industries?
a. Is it proven to be cost-effective, or has it demonstrated the potential to be cost-effective?
b. Does its implementation present any risk or uncertainty to ongoing operations?
a. Is this an innovation that can be applied to other organizations or industries?
b. Could it lead to broader scale changes in industry processes or energy practices?
c. Does the innovation answer a known customer need?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding the award.