BDA Awards 2021 – Call for Submissions – DEADLINE EXTENDED

October 8, 2021

Submissions are now being invited for The British Drilling Association (BDA) Awards 2021.

Like last year, the Awards are being held virtually and the judging of entries will be undertaken by small group of senior officers from within the BDA Management committee, consisting of the BDA Chair, Vice Chair and Directors’.  The judging panel will produce a shortlist and the winners will be presented with their trophy at a date shortly after.

Given the challenges the drilling sector as faced over the last 18-months or so, why not take the opportunity to showcase your work and achievements of both your company and individuals. The Awards not only celebrate the high levels of excellence and professionalism of the drilling sector but are also a great way to promote your business.

As with previous years the Awards categories are:

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – recognising an individual that has made a lengthy and outstanding contribution to the British drilling industry over their career

DRILLER OF THE YEAR – recognising an individual Driller (any level, trainee to Lead, be more inclusive) that has made an outstanding contribution to the British drilling industry / their company

EXCELLENCE AWARD – recognising a demonstration of technical excellence, innovation and/or collaborative working achieved by a Company and/or co-working & co-operation between a BDA Member Company and one or more Consultants, Contractor’s, Supplier etc. on a recently competed project, innovation or development initiative

SAFETY AWARD – recognising a recent safety campaign or initiative in the British Drilling industry that has reduced accidents / near misses or improved behavioural safety culture, including COVID-19 measures

Closing date for entries has been extended to 30th November 2021, after which a shortlist will be published before the winners are announced 10th December 2021.

To enter the BDA 2021 Awards, complete the Entry form here – BDA Awards 2021 – British Drilling Association

PLEASE NOTE: It is not possible to upload a video to support your entry, however, should you wish to send a video, please do so via Dropbox or WeTransfer, to – please state in the subject/title ‘This is a video to support our BDA Awards 2020 entry’.

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