Power Play Awards - Finalists announced!  

Thank you to everyone for supporting the 2021 Power Play Awards!

The Power Play Awards nominations are closed, and our esteemed judges have narrowed down the impressive field to four finalists for each of the award categories. These finalists exemplify all the sought-after characteristics for the awards.

The finalists by category are:

The Rising Star – Presented to an outstanding young female professional under 35 years old

  • Dr. Serene Lock Sow Mun, University Lecturer at Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • Leilan Johnson, LNG Contracts & Procurement Manager at Sempra LNG, United States
  • Ling Shen, Business Supervisor, LNG Term Procurement and Supply at PetroChina International Company Limited, China
  • Dr. Tolulope Ijitona, Instrumentation Engineer at Nigeria LNG Limited, Nigeria

The Ambassador – Given to a professional who displays outstanding leadership

  • Amanda Duhon, Regional Director (North & Central America) at The EIC (Energy Industries Council), United States
  • Candace Jimerson, Senior Director of Commercial LNG Operations at Golden Pass LNG, United States
  • Sarah Behbehani, Managing Director at BEnergy Solutions, United Arab Emirates
  • Talumba Katawala, Local Content & Public Affairs Manager at Technip Energies, Mozambique

The Pioneer – Awarded to an LNG champion demonstrating outstanding business, innovation and/or technology contribution

  • Anan Abdullatif, Senior Commercial Manager at Oman Shipping Company, Oman
  • Melissa Lindsay, Founder and CEO at emstream & emsurge, United Kingdom
  • Sandra Antonovic, Chief Operating Officer at Reflex Marine Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Yanyan ZHU, Vice President at CNOOC Gas and Power Trading & Marketing Company, China

The Conqueror – Presented to a resilient woman who has overcome many challenges, particularly in light of the 2020 pandemic

  • Charlotte Raggett, President and CEO at Rockies LNG LP, Canada
  • Elena Berman, Chief Science Officer at Kairos Aerospace, United States
  • Hilary Ware, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at Cheniere, United States
  • Rosario Osobase, Head-Commercial Business Development and Institutional Relations at Tenaris Global Services Ltd, Nigeria

The winners will be announced in September 2021 at the Gastech conference in Dubai.

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