Dear NAPE Member,
The 2023 NAPE awards nomination has officially flagged off.
We all know the importance of recognizing people who have done outstanding work. It is now time for each of us to nominate individuals that have distinguished themselves through their accomplishments, dedication, leadership, and team work over this past year.
Please do not miss this opportunity to write up and submit award nominations for those you feel are deserving of recognition. We are accepting nominations for the below annual award categories.
The 2023 NAPE Aret Adams, Ben Osuno Award, Fellowship Award , Honorary Membership Award, NOELA Award and YP Service Award is as follows:
1. Aret Adams Awards: The Award, named in honour of the Late Chief Aretanekhai (Aret) Godwin Adams and his commitment to excellence, is the highest award bestowed by NAPE. It is given to deserving Earth Scientists of any nationality, in recognition of distinguished and outstanding contributions to, or achievements in the sciences and practice of petroleum exploration and exploitation in Nigeria for a continuous period of 25 years or more.
2. Ben Osuno Awards: The NAPE Ben Osuno Pioneering Excellence Award recognizes and celebrates excellence and outstanding contributions by individuals or groups in pioneering activities in the field of the earth sciences in general and the Nigerian Oil and Gas industry in particular. The award honors members who by their individual or collective actions have demonstrated exceptional creativity and leadership, in proposing, pioneering and/or transforming approaches to major challenges in the oil and gas industry or the academia in related fields.
3. Fellowship Awards: The NAPE Fellowship Awards honor NAPE members who have distinguished themselves by their long-term service and commitment to advancing the science, practice and profession of petroleum geology and to the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE).
4.Honorary Membership Awards: The NAPE Honorary Membership Awards honor non-members who by their profession, position/office, career or business have had a significant and positive, impact on the affairs of NAPE and the Nigerian Oil & Gas industry at large. He or she does not have to be a professional in the Oil & Gas industry.
5. NOELA Awards: The Outstanding Earth Science Lecture Award (NOELA) Award is instituted by NAPE to be awarded in recognition of: “distinguished and outstanding contributions to effective teaching of geoscience education in Nigeria.”
6. YP Service Award: The NAPE Outstanding YP Service Award honour NAPE members who are under the age of 35 and have distinguished themselves by their long-term service and commitment to advancing the science, practice and profession of petroleum geosciences and to the Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE).
Nominations should be submitted, along with documentation, to the Distinguished Awards Committee Chairman, Dr. Anthony Ofoma, FNAPE, at firstname.lastname@example.org and Anthony.Ofoma@Halliburton.com by the deadline of June 30th, 2023.
Dr. Anthony Ofoma, FNAPE; FNMGS
Chairman, Distinguished Awards Committee
Vice President, NAPE