The 2018 IPLOCA Excellence in Project Execution Award was presented during the Annual Convention held in London in recognition of an outstanding project execution in onshore or offshore pipeline, or facilities construction.

Fatih Can, IPLOCA Innovation Committee Chair, made a presentation on the work of the Innovation Committee and on the Excellence in Project Execution Award, in presence of Andrew Ball, 2017-2018 IPLOCA President.

To review his presentation, including the list of entries, please click here.

If you are interested in any specific submission, please contact Sébastien Goetschmann.


Gulf Interstate Engineering Company

The Excellence in Project Execution Award Adjudication Committee decided to award it to Gulf Interstate Engineering Company, represented by Doug Evans and Criss Shipman for the Sabal Trail Transmission project, a 515-mile interstate NG P/L System in a geographically complex and environmentally sensitive route, with numerous workspace constraints.

Runner up


In recognition of its members' commitment the Committee made one further award to the following runner-up: Shawcor, represented by John Tikkanen for the Sur de Texas - Tuxpan Coating Project, a 690 Km pipeline with over 56'000 field joint coatings carried out under a tight deadline.

Other entries

Here are the other candidate companies and the project they have presented for the award.

IPLOCA would like to congratulate all those who participated in the 2018 IPLOCA Excellence in Project Execution Award for their hard work. We encourage continuing efforts and applications for future Excellence in Project Execution Awards.