Doha, April 27 (QNA) - Qatar Petroleum (QP) has successfully achieved recertification to ISO 9001:2008 for the Quality Management System, and received new certifications for its Operations Directorate; to ISO 14001:2004 for the Environmental Management System, and OHSAS 18001:2007 for the Occupational Health & Safety
His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry and Chairman & Managing Director of QP, formally accepted the certifications from the British Standards Institution (BSI) at a ceremony held at the QP headquarters last Thursday.
During the event, H.E. Mr. Michael O’Neill, the British Ambassador to Qatar, presented QP’s certification to ISO 9001:2008 to H.E. Dr. Al-Sada and the ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certificates to Mr. Said Mubarak Al-Mohannadi, QP Director of Operations.
The awarding of the three international certifications to QP was also attended by BSI representatives and senior QP officials, including Dr. Ali Hamed Abdulla Al-Mulla, Acting Manager for Corporate Health, Safety and Environment and Manager for Corporate Environment and Sustainable Development of QP; Mr. Ahmad Saif Al-Sulaiti, Operations Manager-Dukhan Fields; Mr. Mubarak Awaida Al-Hajri, Operations Manager-Offshore Fields; and Mr. Eid Mubarak Al-Muhannadi, Operations Manager-Gas Operations.
Independent third-party certification of QP’s management systems has helped the corporation in continuously improving its business performance, in effectively managing business risks and in aligning its operations with international benchmarks.
In line with Qatar National Vision 2030, QP is fully committed in protecting and conserving the natural environment, in ensuring the safety of its assets and employees, as well as in providing high-quality products and services to its customers worldwide. QP’s certification to the three international standards is a testament to its commitment to further develop the Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HSEQ) culture within the organization and in the State of Qatar.
QP’s successful certifications to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 have been made possible through the determined efforts of its employees, joint venture partners and contractors, who all contribute in boosting QP’s image as a world-class organization.