TagSECURE Wins ZADCO the Safety Award at ADNOC 14th HSE Awards Ceremony

Under the patronage of H.E. Yousif Omair Bin Yousif, Secretary General of the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) and CEO of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), winners of the 14TH ADNOC Health, Safety & Environment 2010 Awards were honored a ceremony that has taken place at the Intercontinental Hotel Abu Dhabi May 31.

H.E. Staff Brigadier Pilot Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Chairman of Critical National Infrastructure Authority for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi attended the ceremony with chief executives, general managers in ADNOC and its Group of Companies and ADNOC contracting companies.

In his keynote, His Excellency Yousef Omair Bin Yousef stressed ADNOC’s commitment to the environment and sustainability as its top priority since ADNOC is dedicated to the health and safety of working individuals in ADNOC Group.

H.E. Yousef Omair Bin Yousef said: “ADNOC has set a health, safety and environment Policy where it has been developing an HSE systematic scheme and professional practices’ assets.  Due to such policy, ADNOC was able in a leading domestic and international position in the areas of health, safety and environment.”

His Excellency confirmed that ADNOC is on track for the safety of individuals and society, protection and consolidation of the status of the environment so ADNOC becomes a distinctly leading company in this field, assurance of sustainability culture in the Group’s companies and affiliated contracting companies and the adoption of best international practices and encouragement of innovation.

“Celebrating and recognizing achievement inspires and motivates others to follow good practice and learn from one another,” said Mr. Bakheet Al Ameri, Environment, Health and Safety Division Manager at SPC.   “It’s encouraging that the 192 submissions we received this year are very diverse and the vast majority of these projects can be applied across the Group Companies.”

At the end of the ceremony, H.E. Yousef Omair Bin Yousef honored winning companies where Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge) came first in the ‘Environment’ category, Abu Dhabi Marine Operations Company (ADMA-OPCO) came first on the ‘Health’ category and Zakum Development Company (ZADCO) came first on the ‘Safety’ category.

On the ‘HSE Performance’ category, ADMA-OPCO came first and Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) came first on the ‘Innovation’ category.

And in the ‘Sustainability’ category, both Borouge and ADNOC Distribution jointly came first, while Mr. Ali Rashid Al Jarwan, ADMA-OPCO, won the ‘HSE Campion’ Award for the year 2010.

H.E. Yousef Omair Bin Yousef, handed five Special Recognition Awards to Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (TAKREER), Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Company Ltd.(GASCO), National Drilling Company (NDC), Bunduq Company Ltd. and the Petroleum Institute and the ‘Group Company & Contractor Partnership’ Awards were handed to Abu Dhabi National Hotels Company (Compass) and Intergulf.