The shortlist for this year’s prestigious OGUK Awards has just been revealed and J+S Subsea have been selected as finalists in the Excellence in Decommissioning category. The annual awards ceremony celebrates the brightest and best talent from across the country’s offshore oil and gas industry and finalists represent the hard work, innovation, and collaboration the industry has adopted throughout 2020.
The judging panel, which included industry leaders Joe Leask (OGUK), Steve Rae (Step Change in Safety) and Mark Lammey (Energy Voice), nominated thirty individuals and businesses
across eight award categories, from of over 90 applications. The winners will be crowned at OGUK’s first ever virtual awards event on Thursday December 10.
J+S Subsea have championed a circular economy approach to decommissioning with their “Legacy Locker” service, which has been developed and grown over the last 8 years. “Legacy Locker” provides options for recovering, refurbishing, and recertifying identified equipment and making it available off-the-shelf.
OGUK Chief Executive Deirdre Michie OBE said:
“I am delighted to present the shortlist for OGUK’s annual awards. This past year, our industry experienced one of the strongest headwinds we have had yet to face, - but we are pulling through with innovation, collaboration, and determination. This is the North Sea grit we are known for and it enables us to keep providing energy to the UK during this difficult time.
“The finalists represent the excellence the industry has to offer. I’d like to congratulate all of our finalists on their super achievements and wish them the best of luck for the ceremony.”
Commenting, J+S Subsea Business Development Director Simon Smith said:
“We are proud and grateful to get to the finals for these awards and look forward to continuing as leaders in providing options for decommissioned equipment and contributing toward the circular economy.”
J+S Subsea provides proactive, responsive and cost-effective for design, engineering and operational support and maintenance of subsea equipment, primarily related to the subsea production control market.