IChemE Global Awards 2016


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Thank you to all the sponsors of this year's IChemE Global Awards.

If you would like to sponsor or support the IChemE Awards 2016, download our sponsorship brochure or email awards@icheme.org for further information.


Amec Foster WheelerOfficial Event Partner - Amec Foster Wheeler

Sponsor Message: Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. 

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster WheelerAward for Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering 2016

Sponsored by: Amec Foster Wheeler

Sponsor message: Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. 

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Chemical Engineering Industry Project of the Year Award 2016

SellafieldSponsored by: Sellafield Ltd

Sponsor message: Sellafield Ltd is proud and privileged to sponsor the IChemE Global Awards for the fifth successive year. Our ongoing support is testament to our commitment to promoting excellence and innovation.

These are qualities that Sellafield Ltd values in its ongoing responsibility to safely deliver decommissioning of the UK’s nuclear legacy, fuel reprocessing and nuclear waste management at our Sellafield site in West Cumbria. We are demonstrating urgency and value for money in risk and hazard reduction.

Sellafield Ltd is the largest employer of chemical engineers in the North West; many work at our design engineering office near Warrington.

Research Project of the Year Award 2016

Simon CarvesSponsored by: Simon Carves Engineering

Sponsor message: Simon Carves Engineering is a process-led engineering company, providing services to the process and energy industries in the UK and around the world. With more than 130 years of experience we offer multi-disciplinary engineering and design across the full project lifecycle, from feasibility studies to decommissioning.

Training and Development Award 2016

Bouygues Energies & ServicesSponsored by: Bouygues Energies and Services

Sponsor message: Bouygues Energies & Services are a market leader in the provision of design, build, operate and maintain solutions for “first of a kind” technologies & advanced manufacturing, having delivering some of the UK’s most innovative processes and facilities.

Our highly integrated services span pilot demonstrator facilities to full scale manufacturing site throughout the entire project lifecycle; from preliminary concept studies, through to design, construction, delivery and facility management. This approach – encompassing technical & engineering acumen and a unique self-delivery model creates added value to your investments from day one.

Energy Award 2016rolls-royce-logo

Sponsored by: Rolls-Royce

Sponsor message: Rolls-Royce is a global business providing integrated power systems for use on land, at sea and in the air.

For 55 years, we have been designing and manufacturing the reactors that power the Royal Navy’s fleet of nuclear submarines. Within the global civil nuclear industry, our focus is on providing nuclear power utility vendors and operators with integrated, long-term support solutions and services spanning the reactor lifecycle, from concept design to in-service support through to obsolescence management and plant life extension.

A world-leader in safety-critical digital instrumentation and control systems for nuclear reactors, Rolls-Royce has nuclear I&C systems installed in over 200 reactors across 20 countries and we are also providing engineering services and solutions to around half of the world’s operational nuclear reactors, supporting clean and efficient power generation.

Our capabilities cover four core areas of expertise:

  • Safety, licensing and environmental engineering 
  • Mechanical systems and component engineering 
  • Instrumentation and control 
  • In-service support and plant life extension

Oil and Gas Award 2016

JacobsSponsored by: Jacobs 

Sponsor message: Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services.

Jacobs has operations in 250+ locations across more than 35 countries, and employs some 65,000 people. In the UK, Jacobs works on projects across sectors such as oil and gas, refining, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, automotive, power, nuclear, defence, building, and major infrastructure projects in water, rail, aviation, and roads. Jacobs employs some of the UK’s most experienced technical professional services practitioners; having grown to over 9,000 people across the UK. Jacobs has more than 830 Graduates, Technicians and Apprentices currently training in the UK.

Best Business Start-Up Award 2016

Sponsored by: Available to sponsor

Dhirubhai Ambani Award for Outstanding Chemical Engineering Innovation for Resource-Poor People 2016

Reliance Industries LimitedSponsored by: Reliance Industries Limited

Sponsor message: The Reliance Group, founded by Dhirubhai H. Ambani (1932-2002), is India’s largest private sector enterprise, with businesses in the energy and materials value chain. Group’s annual revenues are in excess of US$ 66 billion.

The flagship company, Reliance Industries Limited, is a Fortune Global 500 company and is the largest private sector company in India. The Group’s activities span exploration and production of oil and gas, petroleum refining and marketing, petrochemicals (polyester, fibre intermediates, plastics and chemicals), textiles, retail, infotel and special economic zones.

Process Safety Award 2016

SABBponsored by: ABB Consulting

Sponsor message: ABB Consulting provides technical and engineering services to help companies in the global process industries achieve operational excellence. We offer expertise in: inspection, integrity management, operations improvement, process safety, project services, site and asset regeneration, technical engineering, technical software, technical training and competency. We identify and implement pragmatic solutions based on technical excellence and industry expertise which reduce risk, optimise costs and improve manufacturing efficiency.

As part of ABB, the global engineering and technology group, we have access to the expertise of over 150,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Safe, reliable, efficient operations.

Innovative Product of the Year Award 2016

AstraZenecaSponsored by: AstraZeneca

Sponsor message: Through innovation, AstraZeneca delivers medical progress that benefits patients, healthcare systems and the economies where we operate. Continuous innovation in medical progress is vital to achieving sustainable healthcare and AZ cannot play its part without recognition of, and a favourable environment for the advances we make through innovation.

AstraZeneca is a pure-play biopharmaceutical company that spans the entire value chain of a medicine from discovery, early- and late-stage development to manufacturing and distribution, and the global commercialisation of primary care, specialty care-led and specialty care medicines that transform lives. Our primary focus is on three important areas of healthcare: Cardiovascular and Metabolic disease; Oncology; and Respiratory, Inflammation and Autoimmunity (RIA). We are also active in the Infection, Neuroscience and Gastrointestinal (ING) disease areas. We push the boundaries of science to deliver life changing medicines. 

Sustainable Technology Award 2016

CostainSponsored by: Costain

Sponsor message: Costain, the engineering solutions provider, delivers integrated consulting, project delivery and operations and maintenance services to major blue-chip customers in targeted market sectors.

The company has a history spanning nearly 150 years and has been involved in some of the world’s major projects including the Channel Tunnel and the Thames Barrier.

We are collectively meeting society’s major needs in the areas of energy security, transport mobility and water scarcity.

Food and Drink Award 2016

PM GroupSponsored by: PM Group

Sponsor message: As one of the world’s leading professional services companies serving major multi-national clients across the world, PM Group is proud to be sponsoring the Food and Drink Award.

PM Group is delighted to be associated with the IChemE Awards and wishes good luck to all this year’s nominees!

Water Award 2016

Sponsored by: Available to sponsor

Young Chemical Engineer in Industry Award 2016

gsk-logoSponsored by: GSK

Sponsor message: GSK's mission is to help people do more, feel better, live longer. We invest in our manufacturing network, innovation and our people to ensure that we supply the highest quality products while constantly improving performance in the critical areas of safety, quality and sustainability. With advances in science and technology, we are exploring ways to make a dramatic step-change in manufacturing processes that will make our products more accessible to patients and· consumers anywhere in the world, in more efficient and greener ways.

We are delighted to sponsor this award because it aligns with our commitment to train and develop our people, to meet the future needs of our business and continue to deliver value to the person at the end of our supply chain.

Young Chemical Engineer in Research Award 2016

ExxonMobilSponsored by: ExxonMobil

Sponsor message: ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world's growing energy needs. We hold an industry-leading inventory of resources and are one of the world's largest integrated refiners, marketers of petroleum products and chemical manufacturers.

We have been operating in the UK since 1888 and have the regional HQ for several international businesses here. Further to this we have the largest UK refinery at Fawley, plus significant chemical manufacturing across three sites and the UK's largest privately owned pipeline network.

Team of the Year Award 2016

NES Global TalentSponsored by: NES Global Talent

Sponsor message: NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the oil and gas, power, infrastructure, construction, life sciences, chemicals, manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide.

With more than 45 offices in 28 countries we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to make a smooth transition to their new role.

Biotechnology Award

ShellSponsored by: Shell

Sponsor message: Shell is an integrated energy company that aims to meet the world’s growing demand for energy in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. Safety and environmental and social responsibility are at the heart of all activities and a commitment to technology and innovation lies at our core. As energy projects become more complex and more technically demanding, we believe our engineering expertise will be a deciding factor in business growth. Key strengths include the development and application of technology, and financial and project management skills that allow us to deliver large field development projects, and the management of integrated value chains.

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by: Available to sponsor

Seating Plan

otto-simon-limited-logoSponsored by: Otto Simon

Sponsor message: Otto Simon is a privately owned process-led engineering consultancy and project delivery organisation, specialising in providing services to the industrial and financial sectors in the UK and around the world. Established in 2004 but with origins dating back to 1872, Otto Simon builds upon our experience with innovation. Our services include due diligence, technology integration, front end design, project management, turnkey project delivery and O&M asset management. We are a highly focused and responsive organisation, taking pride on the calibre of our personnel and maintaining the highest professional standard of core skills, business tools, systems and procedures to ensure the delivery of top quality project and engineering services.


Morgan Sindall Professional ServicesSponsored by: Morgan Sindall Professional Services

Sponsor message: Morgan Sindall Professional Services is a sustainable design and engineering consultancy specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments.

Supporting some internationally recognised brands across the UK, Europe and Asia, our process
and engineering teams use specialist knowledge of biotechnology, R&D and manufacturing
facilities to guide clients on improvement and investment goals.

Working across the full development lifecycle, we’ve a passion for designing award-winning,
safe and flexible solutions within a range of inspiring environments.

Event Supporters

British Chemical Engineering Contractors Association (BCECA)

BCECABCECA is the trade association representing the principal companies in the UK that provide engineering, procurement, construction and project management services to the process industries.

BCECA’s objectives are to improve public understanding of members’ activities, to provide a focal point for representation of its members’ interests to clients, the UK Government, European Union and international institutions and other interested parties, and to encourage graduates to join the industry and enjoy well rewarded and exciting careers.

BPE Process Design EngineeringBPE new Sept 2016

BPE was formed in 1997 as an independent Process Engineering Consultancy serving the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries. Since that time it has grown year on year, its success is based upon strong partnerships with clients in the UK and Europe.

BPE is 'Process Led', and offers a comprehensive range of Process Engineering Design expertise and experience, with integrated support for Process Safety, Project and Construction Management and Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation. Most of BPE's team are Chartered Chemical Engineers and excel on challenging projects that require a real depth of knowledge around all of the core Unit Operations and in particular Reaction, Filtration, Mixing/Blending and Drying.

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