Oil & Gas

OAA 2016: SPE Offshore Achievement hopefuls unveiled

The shortlist for a leading offshore industry awards scheme has been selected from a record number of applicants. Around 100 hopefuls submitted entries for the 2016 Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA), a record since the awards were re-launched in 2011 by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section.

Oil & Gas

Offshore Achievement Awards 2016: A chance to shine


The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Offshore Achievement Awards will be presented at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on Thursday March 17. SPE Aberdeen branch director Ian Phillips looks forward to another chance for the oil and gas industry to shine.


Offshore Achievement Awards 2016: From sweeping floors to leading next generation


From the days of sweeping floors and painting pipes as a young man in the oil and gas industry, John Donachie has seen his career soar. The partner and head of corporate finance with Pareto Securities Limited won the Offshore Achievement Awards Rising Star accolade in 2004. He was responsible for creating the Young Professionals section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers which has now become a global network for people to meet.