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HARC's EFD Program receives award at Southwest and Midcontinent gala ceremony

Posting Date: 
Friday, October 16, 2015

Houston Advanced Research Center honoured with VZ Environmental Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship in the Southwest and Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards

THE WOODLANDS, Texas ― October 16, 2015 ― Houston Advanced Research Center attended the Southwest and Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards and received the VZ Environmental Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship on Thursday, October 15, 2015. The annual Southwest and Midcontinent gala ceremony was held at the The Westin Dallas Park Central, 12720 Merit Dr, Dallas, TX, where hundreds of oil and gas executives gathered together to celebrate Operational Excellence, innovations in technology, CSR, Health & Safety and Environmental Stewardship.

The VZ Environmental Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship recognizes any efforts, initiatives or technological developments that have minimized or eliminated the environmental footprint of the oil and gas industry. The successful company has shown true innovation in environmental stewardship, practices or technology which is proven to be economically sustainable and has a clear environmental benefit. Houston Advanced Research Center scored highest in the category with such remarks from the judges as:

“The industry needs more advocates like these guys!”>

“HARC addresses specific regional and industry challenges. Their outreach/ technology transfer in 2014 is remarkable and the virtual site provides valuable education and training. Their approach to environmental issues deserves notice.”

About the Oil & Gas Awards

The Oil & Gas Awards recognize the outstanding achievements made within the upstream and midstream sectors of the North American oil and gas industry. The Awards are a platform for the industry to demonstrate and celebrate the advances made in the key areas of environment, efficiency, innovation, corporate social responsibility and health and safety. The Awards show the industry’s motivation to develop by recognizing and rewarding the efforts of corporations and individuals. For more information about the Oil & Gas Awards, all regional awards and award categories can be reviewed on their website at www.oilandgasawards.com.