Dec 08 2023
One of the highest honors of S&P Global Commodity Insights’ Platts Global Energy Awards, Energy Company of the Year, went to 125-year-old RWE, a German power company now known as a leading renewable energy supplier. In its selection of the award, the program’s independent panel of judges noted RWE’s distinctive total energy strategy and praised the company for "'adaptability and agility in a time of crisis' and for 'responding with powerful and impactful solutions' in the face of the global energy upheaval."
Additionally, S&P Global Commodity Insights honored winners from nearly a dozen countries, across 20 performance categories, at its Platts Global Energy Awards gala at the Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan. The awards program, celebrating the energy industry’s leadership, innovation, stewardship, community service and exemplary accomplishments in business and energy transition, drew more than 400 industry executives in attendance.
The awards program, now in its 25th year, bestowed honors on companies from Belgium, Germany, India, Singapore, Thailand, the UK, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and the US. For a third consecutive year, CNBC correspondent Kristina Partsinevelos emceed the event, continuing a long history of CNBC guest hosts at the Awards gala.
At this celebratory quarter-of-a-century milestone for the Platts Global Energy Awards, we are honored by the industry's continued recognition of the program..." said Saugata Saha, President of S&P Global Commodity Insights, "and welcome the opportunity to congratulate not only the finalists and winners of 2023 but those across the history of the event.
The judges panel chose the 2023 Platts Global Energy Awards winners from finalists selected from nominations that represented 33 different countries.
Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Judges spotlighted the "transforming and diversifying" impact of Amin Nasser's four-decade journey within the world's largest oil and gas company and his rise from petroleum engineer to CEO. Nasser's business acumen and leadership in pioneering hydrogen as an energy source in the company were among the milestones highlighted. The judges noted Nasser's global influence and esteem as an energy thought leader.
In other individual achievement categories of the Platts Global Energy Awards, winners included:
Among the first-time winners of a Platts Global Energy Award were:
For details of these and other Awards winners of this year's Platts Global Energy Awards, access the December issue of the S&P Global Commodity Insights Magazine or visit the Platts Global Energy Awards website.