APPEA offers a number of Awards recognising outstanding achievement and service to Australia’s oil and gas industry.
APPEA Environment and Safety Excellence Awards
Australia’s oil and gas industry has an unwavering commitment to the highest environment, health and safety standards.
Proactive environment and safety management measures are now embedded into the day-to-day existence of Australia’s innovative oil and gas industry.
APPEA’s Environment and Safety Excellence Awards aim to reflect and support the safety and environmental principles and leadership of the Australian oil and gas industry by highlighting outstanding examples of performance.
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Reg Sprigg Medal
- 2010 Eve Howell
- 2009 Reg Nelson
- 2008 Eric Streitberg
- 2007 No award
- 2006 Barry Jones
- 2005 Agu Kantsler
- 2004 No award
- 2003 John G Fuller
- 2002 Rick Wilkinson
- 2001 Nicholas Heath
The Lewis G Weeks Medal
The APPEA Board awards the Lewis G Weeks Medal to commemorate the contribution of Dr Weeks’ pioneering geological work in Bass Strait and its contribution to Australian petroleum exploration.
To be considered for this award, a candidate must have made an outstanding contribution to the art, science or practice of petroleum exploration. Past recipients have demonstrated distinguished service to the industry in the development or application of exploration techniques, or in teaching, and are listed here.
The Lewis G Weeks Medal is only awarded to outstanding individuals, with candidates being assessed by the APPEA Board. Nominations must be made in writing and seconded by a Director of the APPEA Board. These should be sent to