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As a co-sponsor of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) the Petroleum Division of ASME ’s Energy Sources & Processing Segment invites you to enter this prestigious competition open to all OTC 2017 exhibitors. Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your state-of-the-art technology at OTC.
Criteria and Description For Outstanding Technical Achievements
The Woelfel Best Mechanical Engineering Achievement Award recognizes a product, device, or system displayed at the OTC Conference, which best reflects innovation and/or practical use of mechanical engineering in solving problems, improving design or maximizing performance.
Relevant criteria includes:
Impact on Industry
State of Development
Judging and Awards Process
The deadline to apply for the Woelfel Best Mechanical Engineering Achievement Award is April 10, 2017. The ASME judging committee will review the entries and narrow the competition to finalists prior to OTC 2017. The finalists will be notified and will be identified by signs and literature at the OTC exhibition. The judging committee will visit the finalists’ displays on opening day and select a winner.
The finalists will be honored and the winner announced at a private ASME Awards reception on Monday, May 1, 2017 at NRG Center in Houston.
The 2017 application is available on the Resources page of this group. Please use the left hand menu or follow this link: https://community.asme.org/petroleum_division/m/default.aspx
Please contact Jamie Hart (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions or concerns.
BMEA Innovation Award
In addition to the overall BMEA winner each year the judges have the option to present this innovation award for significant contribution in the field of petroleum and mechanical engineering.
Past BMEA Recipients
Congratulations to the 2017 BMEA Finalists!
Frank’s International – Frank’s International Combination Drillpipe/Casing Spider & Elevator
TechnipFMC – TechnipFMC’s 20K HPHT Subsea Choke
TechnipFMC – TechnipFMC’s 15K 400°F HPHT Subsea Production System
Aker Solutions - CL4 Subsea electric actuator, EL-Drive® - 2016 Achievement
Skoflo Industries - Subsea Back Pressure Regulator - 2016 Innovation
Versabar – Versacutter – 2015 Achievement Baker Hughes for Harpoon Cut and Pull - 2014 Achievement FMC Technologies for Offshore Loading Arm Footless (OLAF)(Innovation)-2014 Achievement Managed Pressure Operations, part of Aker Solutions for Riser Safety System - RSS - 2013 Achievement Baker Hughes for the MaxCOR Large-Diameter Rotary Sidewall Coring Service - 2012 Achievement Aker Solutions for VCS, Vertical Connection System - 2011 Achievement Deep Down, Inc. for 3,400 Ton Umbilical Carousel - 2011 Innovation Nautilus Rigging for Nautilus Hooks - 2010 Offshore Solutions, BV for Offshore Access System (OAS) - 2009 Yantai Raffles (Achievement); Versabar (Innovation) - 2008 V-Tech (Achievement); DES, A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Cameron (Innovation) - 2007 Noble Corporation (Achievement); Kalsi Engineering (Innovation) - 2006 Viking Technology (Achievement); SEACON Advanced Products (Innovation) - 2005 Halliburton Energy Services (Achievement); Remora Technology (Innovation) - 2004 Shell International Exploration (Achievement); Westech Heavy Machinery Division, A Control Flow Company (Innovation) - 2003 Superior Manufacturing & Hydraulics Clincher Division and Kwick Konnect Tubular Handling Services (Achievement); SPM Flow Control (Innovation) - 2002 Maersk Contractors (Achievement), Big Inch Marine Systems, Inc. (Innovation) - 2001 Stolt Offshore (Achievement), TREFILEUROPE (Innovation) -2000
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