Young Pipeline Professionals USA (YPP), in partnership with the Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Management Conference and Exhibition (PPIM), has opened nominations for the annual awards.
The nominations for the 2020 YPP awards are now open in the categories of the ‘Young Achievement Award’ and the ‘Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry’.
The awards will be recognised at the PPIM 2020 on Wednesday 20 February 2020, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Houston.
Young Achievement Award
The Young Achievement Award recognises the achievements of individuals aged 35 or under who have demonstrated a valuable and distinctive contribution to the industry.
Winners will receive a US$2,500 voucher for travel (airfare and hotel only) to their destination of choice, an engraved recognition plaque and an interview with Pipelines International magazine.
Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award
The Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award will be presented to an individual or organisation in recognition of their services to the pipeline industry.
Winners will receive US$1,500 voucher for travel (airfare and hotel only) to their destination of choice, an engraved recognition plaque and an interview with Pipelines International magazine.
The nomination deadline is Friday 10 January 2020.
To make a submission, the nomination form should be completed, with a 300 word biography of the nominee/s and a summary of his or her contributions or achievements.
Nominations can be made by anyone but must be endorsed/supported by senior managers within the organisation.
Nominations will be evaluated, and the winners decided, by the 2020 Award Judges Panel: Bryan Melan, Tide Water Integrity Services; Tom Miesner, Pipeline Knowledge & Development; Dr Alan Murray, Principia Consulting; Mark Piazza, Colonial Pipeline Company; Patrick Vieth, Dynamic Risk; and Chris Yoxall, Rosen.
For more information visit the YPP USA website.
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