KPC updates safety systems to keep pace with global developments
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has updated the health, safety and security systems in the oil sector to keep pace with the latest international regulations, Operations Safety Team Leader Humoud Hamad Al-Ajmi said yesterday.
Ajmi made his remarks yesterday on the sidelines of KPC’s participation in the Gulf Safety Forum (GSF 2016). He stressed that the new safety measures taken by the KPC stems from the company’s keenness to keep abreast of the latest developments of safety procedures. “This was reflected on the accident rate of the institution, which is less than the corresponding rates compared to the international companies operating in the same sector.”, he added.
GSF 2016 was held in Doha and was jointly organized by the Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) and Euro Petroleum Consultants (EPC). The 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 presented the latest methodologies which can assist companies to achieve these goals. —KUNA
KPC’s Operations Safety Team Leader Humoud Hamad Al-Ajmi.