Date(s) - 09 December 2015
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EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, sponsored the 8th International Health, Safety, Security, Environment (HSSE) & Loss Prevention Professional Development Conference & Exhibition 2015 organized by the by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) – Kuwait Chapter.
With the aim of interacting with top HSSE professionals and exchanging world-class best practices to form a lasting partnership, EQUATE has been the proud sponsor of this conference and an active participant for the past few years.
EQUATE President & CEO Mohammad Husain said, “At EQUATE, we firmly believe that HSSE excellence is not only about adherence to applicable policies and guidelines. Essentially, it is based on having an integrated culture through the innovative capabilities, overall reliability and progressive vision of our qualified human capital. They represent the foundation of growth and development for the benefit of all individuals and communities. Throughout the years, our ‘Partners in Success’ role in the various activities by ASSE has been a reflection of EQUATE’s Mission, Vision & Values in all sectors to achieve overall sustainability.”
During the conference, EQUATE’s contribution included the participation of its President & CEO Mohammad Husain in an Executive Panel Discussion on HSSE with ASSE President Michael Belcher, as well as senior executives from Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) and Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC). In addition, EQUATE Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Leader Mohammad Al-Shamary and EH&S experts will be delivering presentations throughout the conference.
Established in 1995 as Kuwait’s first international joint-venture in this industry, EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE) embodies its “Partners in Success” slogan through the partnership 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 currently the owner and single-operator of several fully integrated world-class petrochemical units, within the Greater EQUATE joint-venture, that annually produce over 5 million tons of the highest quality grades of Ethylene, Polyethylene (PE), Ethylene Glycol (EG), Polypropylene (PP), Styrene Monomer (SM), Paraxylene (PX), Heavy Aromatics (HA) and Benzene (BZ). The products are marketed throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. Alongside with being a leading industrial organization, EQUATE dedicates its utmost commitment and care to overall sustainability wherever it operates in cooperation with public and private bodies, including employees, the society and customers, in all relevant fields, such as human development, environment, education, health and public awareness. www.equate.com