Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) and its subsidiary Emirates Gas (EMGAS) co-hosted the first Middle East LP Gas Summit to promote the safe use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in the Middle East. The summit was held at Le Meridien Hotel & Conference Centre in Dubai on January 20-21, 2015.
Focused on safety and awareness, the summit brought together industry experts from across the region to participate in discussions on ensuring the sustainable growth of the LPG industry in the Middle East and to encourage its safe use and handling.
Saeed Khoory, CEO of ENOC said: “We are honoured to co-host the first Middle East LP Gas Summit, which reflected our commitment to promote best practices in the safe handling and usage of LPG among all our stakeholders. The summit also underlined our focus on strengthening our partnerships with governmental entities who work with us tirelessly to promote all-round safety.”
Hesham Ali Mustafa, Senior Director – ENOC Gas Marketing, and General Manager of Emirates Gas LLC said: “As pioneers in LPG distribution in the UAE, we focus on highlighting the shifting trends, challenges and opportunities in the industry. The Middle East LP Gas Summit served as a platform for industry experts to discuss potential challenges and explore innovative strategies to promote the sustainable growth of the industry. One of the central themes of the Summit was the safe use of LPG, which underlined our commitment to promoting the highest standards of safety in LPG use and handling.”
Khalid Saad, Marketing & Sales Manager of EMGAS, presented the opening keynote address on ‘Meeting the future LPG needs of Dubai’, highlighted the increasing demand of LPG in Dubai as well as the importance of new industry initiatives to ensure that market needs are met.
Detailed discussions on the latest LPG technologies and trends, as well as safety standards were held during the two-day summit. Participants also heard first-hand experiences from the UAE, the wider region and across the world, on safety best practices, as well as the evolution and innovation in the LPG industry in Japan, among other topics.
EMGAS is the largest supplier of LPG in the UAE, and the market leader in supplying a variety of LPG products and propane used in industrial, commercial establishments and residential areas.
Adopting several international standards, EMGAS is an ISO Certified Company for 9001 (QMS), 14001 (EMS), 18001 (OSHAS) and 10002 (Customer Care). EMGAS is the proud recipient of 2012 cycle Dubai Quality Award and CSR label for four consecutive years since 2011. EMGAS is awarded Environmental Performance Certification (EPC) by the Ministry of Environment & Water, Federal Government of UAE. EMGAS won the First place at Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) in “Transport Safety Category” in 4th Edition and the First place in “Environment Protection Category” in 5th Edition. EMGAS has also been voted as a Superbrand for 2014 & 2015.