For the initial and professional evaluation of work nominated for the Prize, a professional review of nominations is held.
The Association, after announcing the start of the competition and the arrival of nomination forms (for the Prize), carries out its own expert review in accordance with the present Statute governing the Prize.
The Association forms a pool of independent international experts attracting for this purpose authoritative international organisations, international energy sector associations, international consultancy agencies and others which submit their recommendations on specific individuals to the Association on a reimbursable basis or free of charge. Based on the recommendations given in the Clause 2.5.3 of The Prize Statute, the President of the Association approves the composition of the expert pool.
Information on the experts is to remain confidential. Results of the experts’ work shall not be made public; the Association holds the examination reports and forwards copies to the Members of the International Committee.