IChemE Global Awards Finalists Include Dow, BP

Sept. 13, 2022
More than 100 finalist projects are in the running for the 2022 Global Awards.

The 2022 Global Awards recognize excellence in chemical, biochemical and process engineering.

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) announces more than 100 finalist projects in the running for the 2022 Global Awards, with entries demonstrating excellence in chemical, biochemical and process engineering, according to the organization. The winners in 15 team categories and two individual award categories (Young Industrialist and Young Researcher) from 15 countries will be announced at the first in-person awards ceremony since 2019 at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester, UK, on November 17, 2022.

The evening will be hosted by television and radio host Reverend Richard Coles, a co-presenter of BBC Radio 4’s "Saturday Live" and a regular panelist on television shows such as "Would I Lie To You?", "Have I Got News For You," and "QI." The categories for the awards are:

  • Best Consultancy
  • Business Start-up sponsored by Sellafield Ltd
  • Diversity and Inclusion sponsored by Bouygues Energies & Services
  • Energy sponsored by Rolls-Royce
  • Industry Project sponsored by WSP
  • Innovative Product
  • Oil & Gas
  • Process Automation and Digitalisation Award sponsored by PM Group
  • Process Safety sponsored by PM Group
  • Public Engagement
  • Research Project
  • Sustainability
  • Team Award sponsored by BakerHicks
  • Training & Development
  • Water Award
  • Young Industrialist sponsored by BES
  • Young Researcher sponsored by Johnson Matthey

Successful finalists include: BP International and Baker Hughes, UK; Descon Oxychem, Pakistan; Dow, USA; EPOC Enviro, Australia and Envytech Solutions, Sweden; Gexcon, Norway; Harbour Energy, UK; Kagera AI, Serbia; Loughborough University, UK; Metcelerate, UK; Optimal Systems Engineering, Malaysia; Reactor Technology Research Group; University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia; TRU-MK7, New Zealand; and University of Waterloo, Canada.

Winners of the IChemE Malaysia Awards (to be announced on October 10) will qualify as finalists in their respective categories at the IChemE Global Awards. Each team category winner will also have a chance to be crowned the overall winner and receive the Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering Award, sponsored by ExxonMobil.

View the full list of finalists at