Qatar Chemical Company (Q-Chem) has won the President's Award for Operational Excellence (OE) in the large petrochemical manufacturing facility category of the 2021 Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (Chevron Phillips Chemical) award program.

Bruce Chinn, President and CEO of Chevron Phillips Chemical, stated that the OE President's Award is presented annually to the best of Chevron Phillips Chemical's facilities and company affiliates across the globe. Through this program, the company recognizes exceptional performance in personal safety, process safety, environmental, product stewardship, reliability, and security. Mr. Chinn continued by saying that these awards also encourage joint venture companies to continue improving and strengthening their performance.

"We're thrilled that Q-Chem has won the OE Award for the fourth consecutive year," said Khalid Sultan Al Kuwari, Q-Chem CEO. "This is a huge accomplishment, and we're so proud to have been recognized six times in the span of nine years. We're also excited to receive the Chevron Phillips Chemical OE Initiative Award for specially designed bags deployed to safely transfer materials."

Q-Chem is one of the leading petrochemical companies in the region, with a production capacity of 803,000 metric tons per year. Committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment, Q-Chem employees' efforts enable the company to maintain high personnel safety, process safety, environmental performance, product stewardship, and reliability.

“At Q-Chem, we're committed to promoting a culture of safety and health at work. To achieve this, we've implemented several initiatives to ensure asset integrity and reliability, reduce energy consumption, and improve the well-being of our employees. These include regular safety training and awareness programs, routine health check-ups, and a comprehensive employee assistance program.” Said Al Kuwari.

Q-Chem has taken several measures to improve health and safety in the workplace, is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of its employees and the community and is proud to be recognized as an OE Award recipient.