The first award of its kind in the region ORYX GTL won GSF Safety Award 2016

The first award of its kind in the region ORYX GTL won GSF Safety Award 2016

ORYX GTL, Qatar’s inspirational ultra-clean fuels manufacturer, won the prestigious GSF Safety Award 2016, which is awarded for the first time in the region for the company, which show the best overall achievement in the field of health, safety and the environment during the last two years, where a panel of judges evaluates projects competition to choose the best project for the grant award during the opening session of the forum. The Forum was held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the State of Qatar, and presence of H.E Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada, the Minister of Energy and Industry, in the period of October 30 to 31, 2016 at the Hilton Hotel -Doha.

Mr Mohamed Sharif Al-Mushiri, Chief Commercial Officer at ORYX GTL thanked during his speech at the Forum on this occasion, His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, the Minister of Energy and Industry in Qatar, for his unlimited support and encouragement to all joint venture companies in Qatar, including ORYX GTL.

Mr. Al-Mushiri also thanked Shareholders for their support to Qatar’s oil and gas industry. He also praised the work of the great staff, which have had a fundamental role in achieving the remarkable milestone of zero Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) for the fifth consecutive year.

This award is a triumph of teamwork and diligence over several years, and is something that all ORYX GTL employees can be justifiably proud of. Not only does it reflect the company’s absolute commitment to achieving zero harm in the health, safety and environmental field – underscored by industry-leading benchmarks Zero TRIR – but it also adds further kudos to ORYX GTL’s reputation as a global GTL trailblazer.

Speaking at the forum about “Integrating Behavioral Safety at Oryx GTL” Mr. Martin Murray, Head of Safety at ORYX GTL said: “Our current success in built on the dedication, commitment and contribution from our workforce throughout the organisation including the contractors who undertake specific work activities at ORYX GTL. We also believe the implementation of our “ZERO Harm” initiatives have also ensured that ORYX GTL’s HSE vision remains the forefront in everything we do at work and in our lives outside of work”.

The high-level conference, the Gulf Safety Forum brought together key industry players from across the Middle East to discuss strategies for continuous improvement of safety procedures as well as share successful case studies and roadmaps towards achieving the goal of zero accidents. International safety experts and providers of safety tools and technologies will also present the latest methodologies which can assist companies to achieve these goals.

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