The 2010 Platts Global Energy Awards will be announced on the 2nd of December 2010 at Cipriani Wallstreet in New York City. This is the 12th year of energy awards from Platts, the finalists have been announced out of a field of 200 from the world over.
Finalists were chosen from a list of well over 200 nominations, based on their performance for each category’s criteria within the designated time frame. The Energy Company of the Year will be selected from this overall list of finalists by the independent panel of judges including former regulators, past heads of major energy companies, leading academics and international energy experts.
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Fast Facts about the Platts Global Energy Awards:
Platts receives more than 200 nominations each year
Nominations have come from more than 30 countries including Brazil, India, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Russia, Switzerland, Argentina, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Thailand, United Kingdom and the United States
This is the eighth year in a row that Capgemini is the principal sponsor of the Platts Global Energy Awards; this is the third consecutive year that Elster Group is a co-sponsor and SolArc is the celebration sponsor.
Platts is proud to count former OPEC energy ministers, national regulators, former heads of major energy companies and leading academics and legislators among its judges, past and present
Each category has 4-6 key criteria against which the judges will evaluate each nomination
The Platts Global Energy Awards have been described by past entrants and winners as both the “World Series” and “Academy Awards” of energy
More than 500 energy industry executives attend the black-tie Platts Global Energy Awards recognition dinner.Source – Platts Global Energy Awards 2010