3 Leadership Awards in the Oil and Gas Industry You MUST Attend in 2020

leadership awards

Leadership awards in the oil and gas industry are one of the highest recognition you can get as a leader for your individual achievement.

This award acknowledges and celebrates your exemplary leadership that has a significant and positive impact to your company or the petroleum industry as a whole.

It is all about achievements and future or emerging oil and gas leaders.

Upstream Leadership Awards

This event, which will take place in December, 2020, will highlight, recognize and reward leaders who have been able to steer their businesses through turbulent times.

Given the covid-19 pandemic and the low oil prices, these leaders have applied the best of business practices to manage and keep their businesses afloat.

Recognising and honouring the individuals who over the last 12 months have been at the forefront of value creation and exceptional operating performance.

Upstream Awards will celebrate these executives who continue to contribute to the oil and gas industry, by demonstrating outstanding leadership and performance.

Examples of Leadership Awards

Upstream leadership awards in 2020 will seek to cover the following categories;

Chief Executive of the Year Award

Open to all chief executives of oil and gas companies. This award will recognise a chief executive who has made an outstanding contribution to the company they lead, as well as to the wider industry; candidates are respected by staff, investors, and competitors alike. Individuals can nominate themselves or be nominated by a colleague

Energy Executive of the Year Award

Open to all industry professionals. This award will recognise an executive who has made – or who has demonstrable potential to make – a major contribution to the industry, either regionally or globally, regardless of age or position within the company. Individuals can nominate themselves or be nominated by a colleague.

Emerging or Future Leader Award

This award aims to identify the industry’s rising stars. Open to professionals across the entire oil and gas industry sectors and disciplines, aged under 40 at the end of the scheme’s judging period, the award seeks to identify those people who are most likely to shape the industry’s future in the years ahead. Individuals can nominate themselves or be nominated by a colleague.


In conclusion, this year has brought with it a great deal of challenges that you need to deal with as a business leaders.

Oil and gas is facing twin challenges; corona virus pandemic and the low oil prices.

You will be required to dig deep into yourself, your experience and be quick in making decisions that will help your business pivot.

This is what you must do now, join the Upstream Awards 2020 Guest List. Click here.