Date(s) - 06 October 2013
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Kuwait- October 6- 2013 — EQUATE Petrochemical Company announced its participation in Kuwait Oil & Gas Show (KOGS) 2013 under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
On this occasion, EQUATE President & CEO Mohammad Husain said, “This conference is an important medium to highlight overall integration between the oil, gas and petrochemical industries with the participation of several producers, technology developers, equipment manufacturers and service entities, as well as engineers and relevant professionals from within and outside Kuwait to discuss a number of mutual matters and topics in several fields, while keeping in mind the launch of a sustainability driven conference, as well as forging long-term ties and direct interaction between relevant industrial stakeholders.”
Husain added, “With Kuwait being one of the world’s pioneering nations in these industries, especially that it hosts EQUATE as one of the Gulf’s first international petrochemical joint-ventures, this forum represents a significant initiative to gather many industrial leaders, experts, professionals and companies under one roof to discuss several mutual topics, boost cooperation and exchange knowledge in various fields, with all being examples of EQUATE’s tagline ‘Partners in Success’.”
During the conference, Husain will participate in a panel discussion titled “Downstream and Petrochemical: Forging New Relationships” with the participation of leading industrial figures, such as Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) CEO Asaad Al-Saad and Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) CEO Mohammad Al-Mutairi.
With the attendance of many professionals and enthusiasts of the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors, KOGS 2013 will be held at Kuwait International Fair during October 7th to 10th.
Established in 1995, EQUATE is an international joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). Commencing production in 1997, EQUATE is the single operator of a fully integrated world-scale manufacturing facility producing over 5 million tons annually of high-quality petrochemical products which are marketed throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.