Date(s) - 19 March 2014
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Kuwait – March 19 – 2014 — EQUATE Petrochemical Company sponsored the 3rd Kuwait Conference of Chemistry (KCC 2014) under the patronage of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Representing His Highness the Amir, the conference was attended by State Minister for National Assembly Affairs & Minister of Oil Dr. Ali Al-Omair.
On this occasion, EQUATE VP for Technical Services Mohammad Al Benali said, “This event presented reunion of scientific figures from around the world to discuss a number of vital matters relevant to research and development (R&D), environmental affairs, industrial applications, as well as the hydrocarbon industry which includes oil, gas and petrochemicals, all of which are of relevance to EQUATE’s business.”
Al Benali, who also heads EQUATE Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Team, added, “EQUATE is an avid supporter of awareness, educational and scientific affairs which constitute the pillars of EQUATE CSR Program that aspires to manifest and apply overall sustainability as per its tagline of ‘Partners in Success’ with all stakeholders within and outside Kuwait.”
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.