2014 Environmental Award Winners

The 2014 IPLOCA Environmental Award sponsored by Shell was presented during the Annual Convention held in Abu Dhabi in recognition of a significant achievement in reducing the impact on the environment for the construction of pipeline projects.

Bruno Maerten, IPLOCA HSE Committee Chairman, made a presentation on the Environmental Award sponsored by Shell.
To review his presentation, including the list of entries, please click here. 
If you are interested in any specific submission, please contact Sébastien Goetschmann


The Environmental Award Adjudication Committee decided to award it to Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland SE, represented by Simonette Lentze for their Noise Mitigation During Pile Driving Initiative.

Pictured: Simonette Lentze of HMC receive the trophy and certificate from Loek Vreenegoor, Shell Projects & Technology.  

The reasons the panel made this award are the following:

  • it demonstrates easily identifiable results
  • it is applicable elsewhere
  • it is a simple application with high outcome

To review details on their entry, please click here.


In recognition of its members' commitment the Committee made three further awards to the following runners-up (by alphabetical order): 

ALSA Engineering & Construction Co., L.L.C., represented by Ghassan Arbid, for their "Save Water, Save Life" Initiative.
To review their entry, please click here 


Max Streicher GmbH & Co. KG aA, represented by Harald Dresp, for their Optimisation of Production Processes to Reduce Environmental Impacts.
To review their entry, please click here

Techint Engineering and Construction, represented by Vilson Rigon for their Organic Pool Project.
To review their entry, please click here 



IPLOCA would like to congratulate all those who participated in the 2014 Environmental Award sponsored by Shell for their commitment to the protection of the environment. We encourage continuing efforts and applications for future Environmental Awards.