Azinam’s leading Exploration Geologist Selma Usiku has been honoured with the prestigious Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club Award for Excellence in Africa 2018.
This award is presented annually to an individual that is demonstrating excellence in Africa’s oil & gas sector and is a role model for young women looking to enter the industry.
Azinam are absolutely delighted Selma has been recognised with this award and her name now sits amongst fellow captains of the industry.
Previous Award Winners
Global Women Petroleum & Energy in Africa 2017 – Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Namibia
Global Women Petroleum & Energy in Africa 2016 – Damilola Owolabi, Dreg Waters Petroleum & Logistics, Nigeria
Global Women Petroleum & Energy in Latin America 2015 – Maria das Gracas Silva Foster, Petrobras
Global Women Petroleum & Energy in Latin America 2014 – Cath Norman, FAR Limited
African Journalist of the Year 2014 – Christina Katsouris, Energy Intelligence Group (EIG)
Global Women Petroleum & Energy In Africa 2013 – Eve Howell, Tangiers Petroleum Limited
Excellence In Africa 2005 – Mary M’Mukindia, Kenya – National Oil Corporation.
Global Women Petroleum & Energy in Africa 2003 – Amina Benkhadra, Onhym
Global Women Petroleum & Energy in Africa 2002 – Fatma Talantikite, Sonatrach
African Journalist of the Year 2002 – Claire Pickard-Cambridge, Weekly Petroleum Argus
Woman of African Petroleum 2001 – Agnes Thandi Jikelo, Petroleum Agency SA
Woman of African Petroleum 2000 – Almorie Maule, Engen
The Global Women Petroleum & Energy Club is part of the Frontier Communications World Upstream Clubs & Networks and serves to connect women in oil, gas & energy.
Founded in 2000 by Global Pacific & Partners, since then it has been providing a platform for women to network, share experiences and enhance leadership. The club brings together and showcases women in the industry at a senior level, and encourages young talent to follow in their footsteps.