TotalEnergies, a French multinational integrated energy and petroleum company, has selected Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) as the recipient of its joint venture (JV) operational excellence award for 2021 in the Middle East, Asia and Africa regions.
This award is nominated by TotalEnergies Management Committee in Refining and Petrochemicals and recognizes the Company’s joint ventures that have a high performance in Operational Excellence.
TotalEnergies’ Senior Vice President – Refining and Petrochemicals, Mr. Francois Good presented the award to QAPCO Managing Director and CEO Dr. Mohammed Yousef Al Mulla in the presence of senior officials from both companies.
“We are delighted to be the recipients of the 2021 TotalEnergies JV Operational Excellence award, which demonstrates our firm commitment and dedication to safety, reliability and cost discipline and which is driven by continuous improvement and best practices. I am especially proud of the QAPCO teams who are committed to creating value for all our consumers and shareholders. Together, we are working to support Qatar in its ambitious objectives to meet growing energy demands.”
QAPCO is one of the world’s largest producers of low-density polyethylene (LDPE), derived from oil and natural gas. TotalEnergies has a 20 percent stake in the company, which holds an ethylene plant cracker with a production capacity of 840-kilo tons per annum (ktpa), three LDPE plants with a total combined production capacity of over 780 ktpa and a Sulfur plant with a production capacity of 70 ktpa.
QAPCO has adopted a safety management process that puts people and equipment safety at the forefront of every decision and involves stringent safety processes, high standards, strict compliance, comprehensive training, capability building, and vigilant monitoring.