Qapco backs top environment fair
Doha, April 16, 2013
Qatar Petrochemical (Qapco), a leading petrochemical company, is participating in environment fair in Doha in a bid to raise and promote environmental awareness and encourage environmental friendly practices.
The three-day QP Environment Fair 2013, which is open at Doha Exhibition Center, is ending today (April 16).
Qapco is engaging with the public, and especially the youth, via in a range of events, activities, trainings, and outreach projects, to communicate the need to think and act sustainably, and to showcase the environment-friendly measures and green practices that are already being adopted by Qapco. In addition, Qapco emphasised how plastics are contributing to making the world safer and greener.
“The industrial sector in general, and we at Qapco, have the responsibility to reduce and limit the impact of our operations on all our stakeholders, and therefore on the environment, via a range of practical steps and comprehensive environmental programs aimed at limiting our carbon footprint,” said Dr Mohammed Yousef Al Mulla Qapco’s vice chairman and CEO.
“The health of any business is linked to the health of the community and the environment in which we operate.”
Qapco highlighted some its new projects that are further contributing to the preservation of the environment.
These included the replacement of previous furnaces, using the latest and greenest technology in combustion, waste control and on-line monitoring, allowing significant reduction in NOx air emissions, reuse of coke inside the furnaces preventing air and soil contamination, increasing efficiencies in fuel consumption and improving yield to increase productivity and reduce waste. – TradeArabia News Service