The Queen's Awards Magazine 2016

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Gaia Earth Sciences Ltd operating in volatile markets and physically extreme environments, Gaia earth Sciences won the award in 2012 for its sustained global expansion and commercial success in the upstream oil and gas sector. Established in 2003, Gaia provides services in quality assurance & control (QA/QC) and petrophysics in the domains of wireline logging, measurement while drilling (MWD), and logging while drilling (LWD). Logging QA/QC is the process by which the quality of acquisition and data is controlled during logging operations in oil and gas wells. Petrophysical services include formation evaluation, which is the method by which the data acquired during logging are processed and evaluated to produce results allowing an estimation of oil or gas in place, amongst other things. Gaia assists oil and gas companies in all aspects of their formation and production evaluation, including: n Contract review & vendor selection n Provision of logging procedures that mitigate operational and financial risks n Wellsite QC of logging operations & campaign management n Implementation of service improvement strategies n Technical studies and comparative performance reviews

Gaia ensures that optimal logging technologies are employed by their clients and wellsite operations are safe, efficient and cost-effective and assures the all-important evaluation link in the well construction process. Gaia has a reputation for technical excellence and teamwork; they have invested heavily in their knowledge management systems to ensure that collective “know-how” can be available rapidly to consultants worldwide; this provides insights and wisdom that can aid critical decision-making. Large or small, near or far, clients choose Gaia because of highly valued expertise and services. Gaia Earth Sciences is the world’s leading Wireline & LWD QA/QC Company and they are expanding ambitiously into new markets and services. Exports account for 75% of total sales and Gaia currently provides services to over 70 clients in 35 countries.

GAIA EARTH SCIENCES LTD Phayrelands, Cummingston, Elgin, Moray IV30 5XZ

Tel: +44 (0)1343 830617

Top Left: Stuart Huyton, Founder & Director of Gaia Earth Sciences Ltd. Top Right: Preparing for a desert seismic survey - Oman 2008. Above: Seismic Checks in the Ivory Coast

Glen Dimplex Home Appliances Glen dimplex home appliances (Gdha) is a privately owned company made up of the leading cooking and cooling brands Stoves, belling, newWorld and Lec refrigeration. The business produces across all categories, from range Cookers to built-in and freestanding ovens. across its brands, Gdha has hundreds GDHA won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2012, being recognised in the International

GDHA announced its intention to export its home- grown Stoves, Belling and NewWorld cooking appliances in 2009 and in its first three years of export delivered record financial performance, growing its revenues by a total of 880%. During that time the company expanded rapidly in overseas markets, exporting successfully to Australia, France, Spain, Belgium, Cyprus and Holland and, more recently, building

Trade category after overseas sales of its British-made products increased by 880 per cent. GDHA is proud to be the only


of years’ experience in producing quality products, and has earned a reputation for being a specialist in the production of market- leading domestic and electrical appliances.

The Belling Sebastian Conran Collection

manufacturer that builds freestanding cookers, built-in ovens and hobs and range cookers in the UK. The company’s appliances are made with pain-staking attention to detail and its production site is purposely split into small teams who work solely on just one product, carefully assembling each and every appliance from the ground up, by hand. All of GDHA’s products are supported by an award winning, UK based after sales service. The company’s customer service centre has won the much coveted Total Excellence Quality Customer Care award a number of times and GDHA directly employs 130 customer service operatives and 200 service engineers.

Stoves SFG60DOP Freestanding Fanned Gas

relationships with Poland, Germany and Israel. Winning The Queen’s Award has formed an important part of GDHA’s marketing activity, both domestically and overseas. The Queen’s Award logo has proudly adorned product packaging and marketing materials and has been central to GDHA’s promotion of itself as a proud UK business. GLEN DIMPLEX HOME APPLIANCES Stoney Lane, Prescot, Merseyside, L35 2XW Tel: +44 (0)844 248 4466 h bellinguk h stovesuk I @bellinguk I @stovesuk

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