Environment, Health & Safety

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Dubai Natural Gas Company Limited (Dugas) operates a major natural gas processing facility and MTBE manufacturing plant located on the shores of the Arabian Gulf.  Raw materials include natural gas and imported liquid feedstock.  Dugas operates pipelines and a loading jetty for export of condensate, propane, butane and MTBE.

Dugas is committed to operating in a manner that seeks to achieve sustainable development and economic viability while continuing to safeguard the environment of Dubai and the health and safety of employees and the community.

To implement this Policy, Dugas will:-

  1. Provide the management structure, personnel, financial and human resources necessary to minimize the potential adverse impacts of our operations on the environment and human health and safety.

  2. Provide education and training for all our managers, employees and contractors to impart an understanding of this Policy, promote the continued protection of the environment and human health and safety, and to hold the Managers and employees accountable for their performance.

  3. Document and communicate Dugas’s Environment, Health & Safety Policy to all our employees, contractors, suppliers and visitors to Dugas facilities and the public as appropriate.

  4. Comply with Dubai’s environmental and safety regulations and other requirements to which Dugas subscribes.

  5. Strive to meet the aims of this Policy by developing and implementing environmental management programmes with defined objectives and targets.

  6. Prevent pollution and continually improve our environmental performance by implementing proven technology that is economically sound, promoting safe work practices and maintain property and equipment within acceptable pre-determined standards.

  7. Minimize waste and promote the conservation of environmental resources.

  8. Monitor and evaluate our performance in achieving the objectives of this Policy, and implement regular audits to achieve responsible self-regulation of the Company’s operations. We will conduct periodic reviews by Senior Management of the effectiveness of our Environment, Health & Safety programmes, update this Policy when necessary, and reissue it to employees and the public as appropriate.