KUWAIT, Kuwait’s EQUATE petrochemicals said Tuesday it realized World Class Achievement with 50 million continuous safe work hours in its industrial complex, which produced four million tons of petrochemicals every year.
Safety is top priority for EQUATE and this achievement refelcts partnership and teamwork within the company, Arnd Thomas, Vice President for Operations, said in a statement.
Thomas said work safety is not about regulations or criteria, but a culture and life-style in all places.
Mohammad Al-Shemmeri, Director of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), said EQUATE conducted comprehensive maintenance operations at world level and achieved excellent results.
EQUATE is the world’s second ethylene glycol producer.
The company owns industrial complexes in Kuwait, North America and Europe, all producing more than five million tons of ethylene, ethylene glycol and polyethylene.
Source: Kuwait News Agency