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EMGAS launches 'Safe Cylinder, Safe Family' campaign [Mid-East.Info]
[July 08, 2014]

EMGAS launches 'Safe Cylinder, Safe Family' campaign [Mid-East.Info]

(Mid-East.Info Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)    • EMGAS, ENOC and EPPCO join hands to promote safe usage of LPG cylinders    • Campaign is part of the CSR initiatives by the Group during the Holy Month of Ramadan Dubai, UAE: Emirates Gas LLC (EMGAS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), has launched its 'Safe Cylinder, Safe Family' campaign along with ENOC and Emirates Petroleum Products Company (EPPCO) as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

The 'Safe Cylinder, Safe Family' campaign aims to further strengthens awareness on the proper procedures in handling, storing and usage of LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) cylinders at home. Specially prepared leaflets that highlight the safe procedures will be distributed to motorists at selected service stations of ENOC and EPPCO during Ramadan. Domestic cylinder users will also be provided with the safety leaflets during the Holy Month.

Zaid Alqufaidi, Managing Director of ENOC Marketing, said: "As a company that cares for the safety and welfare of our customers, we are committed to promoting the best safety practices in LPG cylinder handling. This campaign is a key component of the CSR activities undertaken by EMGAS during the Holy Month of Ramadan, and it contributes to more efficient usage of the cylinders. The focus on the safe usage of LPG will also add to the efforts of Dubai Civil Defence and other government departments that work towards the safety and security of the people." Hesham Ali Mustafa, Senior Director of ENOC Gas Marketing, Head of International Business Development & General Manager of EMGAS, said: "As the market leader in the distribution of LPG cylinders, we place the highest emphasis on educating our customers on their safe handling and usage. The awareness initiatives we have undertaken over the years have contributed significantly to reducing fire incidents and promoting awareness among all our stakeholders. It is important to undertake regular safety awareness initiatives to ensure that people are constantly on the vigil regarding gas cylinder handling. We will continue to undertake similar awareness campaigns as part of our CSR commitment." As part of the campaign, staff members at ENOC and EPPCO service stations will wear specially designed t-shirts that highlight the message of safe installation, handling and usage of LPG cylinders.

EMGAS will roll out several other CSR initiatives during the Holy Month. Both ENOC and EMGAS are winners of the CSR Label Award from Dubai Chamber for their commitment to corporate social responsibility initiatives.

About Emirates Gas: Emirates Gas (EMGAS) is the largest supplier of LPG in the UAE and the market leader supplying a variety of LPG products and propane used in industrial, commercial establishments and residential areas. Its range of eco-friendly products, Cutting Edge Gas, Pro-Power and EGAP are complementing the efforts in curbing pollution and environmental degradation. The company promotes alternative energy solutions and clean transportation and is working with the Government of Dubai in introducing Compressed Natural Gas as an environmentally friendly fuel alternative for public transport and automobiles in Dubai.

About ENOC: Established in 1993 as a wholly-owned company of the Government of Dubai, ENOC aims to promote the interests of its shareholders through the development of further downstream and upstream activities in the oil & gas sector and beyond, and to encourage the economic diversification of Dubai and the rest of the UAE.

ENOC's vision is to be a leading regional integrated oil & gas group that is highly profitable and socially responsible towards employees, the community and environment. Driving this vision, ENOC is committed to achieving sustainable development and highly profitable growth and serving the growing energy needs of Dubai.

ENOC strives to attract, develop and retain top talent to become the employer of choice, while adopting latest technologies and implementing best practices to achieve world-class performance. ENOC is also focused on meeting and exceeding customer expectations in terms of quality and service, and in maintaining high industry standards with respect to environment, health and safety.

ENOC actively participates in an increasingly broad range of business ventures. Its joint ventures with major international companies allow partners to pool their technology, know-how and expertise along with their resources to further their commercial success.

Since its inception, ENOC has been guided by its philosophy of quality and professional management based on modern business concepts for commercial success and sustainable growth. Today it is poised to engineer a new and challenging period of growth and diversity.

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