Operational safety challenges discussed

January 19, 2014 - 7:36:26 am

Officials pose for a group picture.

DOHA: The Second Operational Safety Challenges Forum provided an opportunity to exchange experiences and share ideas on effective programmes and policies for ensuring operational safety for the oil and gas industry. 

The three-day forum, which concluded on Thursday, discussed topics related to emergency response, crisis management and promoting a safety culture in the sector.

The annual event, which was organised by the Best Practice Technical Committee (BPTC) of Qatar Petroleum’s Dukhan Operations, was under the patronage of HE Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry and Chairman of QP.

It was attended by delegates from oil and gas companies and petrochemical firms operating in Qatar. The final day of the forum featured a summary of the presentations on emergency and crisis management, and this was followed by a plenary session involving experts in the field.

Representatives from Qatar Shell, Qatar University, Texas A&M University at Qatar, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), as well as officials from QP’s Dukhan Operations, Corporate HSE Department, Oryx GTL Ltd and Honeywell participated in the forum.

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