CEO of ADNOC LNG, named Gas Industry CEO of the Year at Prestigious Gastech Awards

Innovative and creative individuals, companies, technology, projects, and partnerships honoured for leading transition to lower carbon energy


Winners selected from 250 entries from over 90 different companies and more than 50 countries

Gastech Awards are a benchmark of excellence for the world’s gas, LNG, hydrogen, and energy industry 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Fatema Al Nuami, CEO of ADNOC LNG, has been named CEO of the Year at the prestigious Gastech Awards, a global benchmark of excellence, identifying the outstanding companies, individuals, initiatives, technology, projects, and partnerships leading the transition to lower carbon energy.

Al Nuaimi, who began her career with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) 20 years, was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC LNG, a gas processing and LNG production company, in 2018. She was previously the gas strategy and master planning unit manager at ADNOC, where she was responsible for providing strategic insight across ADNOC’s gas resources, with a focus on maximizing value and profitability, ensuring supply sustainability, and meeting future domestic demand through a holistic gas master plan. Al Nuaimi is also the chairwoman of the ADNOC Gender Balance Committee and a lead Member of the Abu Dhabi-Japan Economic Council Energy and Industry Working Group.

Other Gastech Award winners, announced at last night’s (Monday 20 September 2021) VIP gala dinner and awards ceremony, at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre, were innovations from the United States and Malaysia. ExxonMobil was recognised for championing diversity and inclusion, and a young United Arab Emirates engineer, Maitha Almazrouei of ADNOC Gas Processing was named Future Energy Leader Under 30.

The winners of the Gastech Awards, that honour the companies and individuals who are responding in the most innovative and creative ways to address decarbonisation and the continuous growth in global energy demand, were selected from 250 entries, submitted by over 90 different organisations, from more than 50 countries.

The full list of winners of the Gastech Awards 2021 is:

CEO of the Year: Fatema Al Nuami, CEO, ADNOC LNG, United Arab Emirates

Emissions Reduction Champion: Chart Industries, United States of America

Engineering Partnership of the Year: PETRONAS and Malaysia LNG, Malyasia

Gas or LNG Project of the Year: Trans Adriatic Pipeline

Future Energy Leader Under 30: Maitha Al Mazrouei, ADNOC Gas Processing, United Arab Emirates        

Organisation Championing Diversity and Inclusion: ExxonMobil, United States of America

Klaus-Dieter Maubach, CEO of Uniper SE, the headline sponsor of the Gastech Awards, said: “As the industry meets live and in person for the first time since the pandemic began, we are excited to be celebrating the best of the best in the energy industry at Gastech 2021. The global gas industry is moving rapidly through the energy transition and has not stopped innovating over the past 18 months. The Gastech Awards have been the perfect opportunity to recognise those companies and individuals who are making outstanding contributions to our industry’s future success.”

Entries for the Gastech Awards were reviewed by a judging panel of independent energy professionals, representing all aspects of the energy value chain. The shortlisted entries were then evaluated by the Gastech Awards’ Executive Committee, who selected the winners in each category.

Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre until Thursday, September 23, Gastech 2021 will feature high level strategic conference and technical sessions featuring over 300 government ministers, energy industry leaders, policymakers, industry professionals and key customers to map out a future low-emission landscape and engage with the challenges of environmental agendas, leveraging technology and new ways of working to match changing market requirements.

Running concurrently, Gastech 2021’s exhibition is supported by over 250 exhibiting companies, including major national oil companies, international oil companies, integrated energy companies, global utilities, EPC contractors, shipbuilders, pipeline companies, manufacturers, technology providers and service companies, all of whom play an active role in the global energy value chain.

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Gastech 2021 is supported by the UAE’s Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure and is co-hosted by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Shell, and Venture Global LNG.

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