MMS honors industry's best

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) recognized companies and individuals for achievements in offshore safety and revenue management at its 10th annual Industry Awards Program.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON -- The Minerals Management Service (MMS) recognized companies and individuals for achievements in offshore safety and revenue management at its 10th annual Industry Awards Program.

The Corporate Leadership Award (CORLA) is given to individuals who have worked closely with MMS to improve revenue collection and processes for offshore development. The Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) recognizes outstanding safety and pollution prevention achievement by offshore oil and gas operators and contractors.

The Minerals Revenues Stewardship Award recognizes companies that demonstrate exceptional compliance with mineral revenues laws and Federal financial requirements. The Safe Operations and Accurate Reporting (SOAR) is presented to the industry leaders that have demonstrated the highest commitment to safety, stewardship, and resource management.

2008 SAFE Award winners:
High Activity – Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
Moderate Activity – Noble Energy, Inc.
Drilling Contractor – Noble Drilling Corp.
Production Contractor – C&D Production Specialist Co.

2008 Mineral Revenues Stewardship Award winners:
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.
Samson Resources Co.
W&T Offshore
Wyodak Resources Development Corp.

LLOG Exploration is the winner of the Safe Operations and Accurate Reporting (SOAR) Award, an honor recognizing outstanding achievements in both offshore operating performance and fiscal responsibility.

The 2008 CORLA winners are:
Daniel Alonso, Ray Ayers, Mark Day, Hongbo Shu, James Stear, John Stiff, Sean Verret, and E.G. (Skip) Ward, (respectively) Delmar Systems, Inc., Stress Engineering Services, Devon Energy Corp., Shell International Exploration and Production, Inc., Chevron Energy Technology Company, ABS Consulting, Energo Engineering, Inc., and Offshore Technology Research Center. Peter Brown, Jena Goebel, Timothy Mingee, and Amanda Hillman Smith, Argus Media, Inc. Ronald Christ, Apache Corp. Dennis Ray Cutcher, EDG Consulting Engineers. Donnie Ellis, ExxonMobil Corp. Odd Bjerre and Magne Ognedal, Petroleum Safety Authority Norway. Daryl Horn, Chevron Products Co. Ray Patterson Williams, Island Operating Co.

04/10/2008

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