Date(s) - 12 March 2013
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Kuwait – March 12 – 2013 — EQUATE Petrochemical Company sponsored the 11th Firemen Day 2013 under the patronage of Minister of State for Council of Ministers Affairs & Minister of State for Municipality Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah.
EQUATE’s participation in the event included interaction with the public and other stakeholders to highlight EQUATE’s Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) efforts.
In recognition of its continuous support to Kuwait Fire Brigade, Al-Sabah presented EQUATE with a token of appreciation.
As part of its efforts to preserve the environment through applying sustainability principles, EQUATE has launched throughout the years a number of initiatives including the Middle East’s First Plant Water Recycling Project and Kuwait’s First CO2 Recovery project.
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.