The PPIM 2023 Innovation Award

The 2023 voting has resulted in a tie!

Congratulations to both 2023 winners:

The PPIM Innovation Award highlights new and exciting developments in our industry by companies you can visit at the Exhibition. Six finalists have been selected from all entries by a panel of independent industry experts.

Find out about each of the finalists’ entries:

PIC whitepaper pdf

Seismos whitepaper pdf

TSC whitepaper pdf

ZEVAC whitepaper pdf

Public voting system

A judging panel nominated the five Finalists on January 17, 2022. A public vote then opened to select the award winner. All PPIM attendees were able to vote on their choice, using the PPIM website or the mobile PPIM App. Voting was open between 9am on January 18 and 3pm February 2, 2022. The winner was announced at the Wednesday reception in the PPIM Exhibition Hall at 5pm on February 2, 2022.

How voters decided

  • Each Finalist entry was represented in a short video highlighting their innovation.
  • A compilation of all the Finalists’ videos was available for event participants through the PPIM App, the website and on video monitors throughout the venue. It was also be played in the Presentation Theatre within the PPIM Exhibition Hall.
  • The Finalists’ summaries were also be printed in a booklet that was distributed in the Registration Area and in the Conference Rooms during the opening Plenary Session.

The winners received a plaque to display at their booth and was also recognized in the PPIM newsletter, and other communications and publicity related to the PPIM event.

2023 Innovation Award Panel

Ray Gardner, Xcel Energy

Eric Hallett, Enable Midstream

Gary Krichau, Northern Natural Gas

Bryan Melan, Tide Water Integrity

Tyler Tunic, Williams

Dr. Peter Veloo, PG&E

Dr. Fan Zhang, Phillips 66