Swire Oilfield Services announced today that it has been shortlisted, in partnership with BP, for both the Innovation and Health and Safety categories in this year’s Press and Journal Gold Awards. The Gold Awards is an annual event that recognises outstanding contributions to the UK offshore oil & gas industry and will be held in Aberdeen at the Marcliffe hotel on 8th September. The nominations acknowledged Swire Oilfield Services Tubular Racking System (TRS), which was developed and delivered in collaboration with their clients BP and supported by ASCO group. The TRS was designed to deliver a universal solution for the safe handling and transportation of drill casing and tubulars, helping to address major health and safety issues faced during transportation. Speaking of the award nomination, Manfred Vonlanthen, CEO of Swire Oilfield Services said : “We are thrilled to have been nominated for two such prestigious categories at this year’s awards. The TRS project and final product solution is testament to the evolving and enduring relationship between Swire Oilfield Services and our valued customers. As our industry continues to adapt to the difficult landscape, the success of close collaboration across the value chain are ever more critical, ensuring ongoing collective investment and commitment to the long-term innovation and safety in the UK oil and gas industry.” Swire Oilfield Services, part of the global conglomerate John Swire & Sons, is the world's largest supplier of specialised offshore containers to the global energy industry, and is a leading supplier of offshore workspaces, testing and inspection, maintenance and bespoke modification solutions. Operating from 58 bases, across 28 countries Swire Oilfield Services employs over 500 personnel from all the major oil and gas regions in Europe, Africa, Middle East, North & South America and Asia-Pacific.