Kuwait, October 15, 2019: EQUATE Group, a global producer of petrochemicals and the world’s second largest producer of Ethylene Glycol, today announced its sponsorship of the Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference (KOGS) 2019, supporting the objectives of the conference in a knowledge-sharing platform that gathers leaders and organizations across the oil and gas value chain to contribute to the advancement of the industry.
KOGS is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait from October 13 to 16.
Speaking of the Company’s support to industry conference, EQUATE’s Senior Vice President, Naser Al-Dousari, said: “We believe in the importance of sharing knowledge and expertise amongst industry peers to positively contribute together in its growth on the long term. At EQUATE, we ensure we’re part of these strategic opportunities, including KOGS which is a unique platform for the public sector, led by Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and its subsidiaries, and the private sector to engage and share the latest solutions and advancements to industry challenges.”
The parallel 4-day multi-disciplinary conference program focuses on science and engineering factors facing those working in Kuwait and the region, a unique business platform showcasing services, products and expertise to over 6,000 oil & gas energy professionals across the value chain.
“EQUATE’s support of KOGS and its objectives this year comes as a continuation to its partnership with local and international organizations and associations in an aim to drive innovation and bring technical solutions to the challenges of the industry and the markets it serves.” Said EQUATE’s Vice President Technical Services, Nawaf Al-Khaledi.
ABOUT THE EQUATE GROUP
The EQUATE Group is a global producer of petrochemicals and the world’s second largest producer of ethylene glycol (EG). The EQUATE Group owns and operates industrial complexes in Kuwait, North America and Europe that annually produce over 6 million tons of ethylene, EG, polyethylene (PE), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), styrene monomer (SM), paraxylene (PX), heavy aromatics (HA) and benzene (BZ). The EQUATE Group includes EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE), The Kuwait Olefins Company (TKOC), as well as a number of subsidiaries such as MEGlobal and Equipolymers. Their products are marketed throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The EQUATE Group’s shareholders are Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). Employing more than 1,500 people worldwide, the EQUATE Group is a leading enterprise that pursues sustainability wherever it operates through partnerships in fields that include the environment, economy and society. Visit www.equate.com