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    ZADCO Wins SPE Regional Distinguished Corporate Support Award
​ZADCO has won the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Regional’s Technical Award for being a distinguished sponsor of the SPE middle east region events.Mr. Hussein Khouri ZADCO VP-PR and Dr. A. Salim David Khemakhem, VP-WO received ZADCO’s in a ceremony held at the Ettihad Towers on 15th September 2015.

The Regional Distinguished Corporate Service Award, won by ZADCO, acknowledges outstanding support by an organization and distinguished service to SPE members in the region through excellence in leadership and through the commitment of time, energy and professional resources. The award recognizes companies that make contributions to the support of SPE membership, programs, and events and are not based solely on financial assistance.  

Meanwhile, two ZADCO senior engineers were announced winners of this year’s SPE exceptional contribution to the SPE at the regional level awards.

Alfred Jackson, Extended Reach Drilling Project Completions Engineer at ZADCO was awarded Regional Drilling Engineering Award. While, Hesham Shebl, a Petrographer at ZADCO, received the Regional Formation Evaluation Award.

The SPE Regional awards are awarded to members who contribute exceptional service and leadership within SPE, as well as making significant professional contributions within their technical disciplines at the SPE regional level. The SPE Awards Program recognizes these contributions to the worldwide oil and gas industry and to the petroleum engineering profession and exceptional service to the society and to the greater community.

ZADCO is a staunch proponent of SPE activities in the Middle East and North Africa and a catalyst in leading SPE Abu Dhabi section activities by providing resolute support in broadening the vision of the regional and local sections’ key initiatives including technology development and knowledge sharing opportunities, engagement of young professionals, provision of social networking platforms, promotion of membership awareness and professional networking.

It’s worth mentioning that ZADCO provides significant support in developing the UAE National engineers and technician through supporting the training programs, providing development plans, work placement in the major companies to hone their talents  and offering scholarships to pursue their postgraduate studies inside the UAE or abroad.       

SPE sent a congratulations letter on this well-deserved recognition where SPE Regional Director, Middle East and North Africa said on this occasion;
  
“On behalf of the Middle East and North Africa Region of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, I am pleased to advise of the selection of Zakum Development Company (ZADCO) as the 2015 Recipient of the SPE Regional Distinguished Corporate Support Award”