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18 March 2018

Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery held an extensive meeting with the Company staff to discuss measures taken to implement a comprehensive periodic maintenance at the plant next month (April).

During the meeting, officials discussed the work programme and a plan, with emphasis on the necessity of committing to complete the operations in time, put in place.

Technical arrangements made by the Company in preparation for this comprehensive task were also discussed. These ranged from developing plans and bringing the latest equipment from different parts of the world, execution of operations by the best technicians and skilled workers not only from GPIC but also from within and outside Bahrain.

General Manager Manufacturing Mr. Fadhel Al Ansari presented a detailed description of the maintenance operations and the stages to be followed in accordance with the plan and approved budget. Other members of the team gave presentations according to their specialization. The maintenance will be held from April 1 to 23.

Dr. Jawahery and other officials had started preparations for the period exercise after the last on three years ago. Several periodic meetings to prepare a road map for the work have been held regularly to ensure all measures are taken for its smooth completion.

Dr. Jawahery thanked H.E. the Chairman and the Board of Directors for their continuous support for all of the Company's projects and programmes. He said the Executive Management and the staff have worked very hard to prepare for the maintenance while ensuring safety and efficiency throughout the complex, with particular emphasis on the safety and efficiency of plant operations.

He thanked all employees for their attention, commitment and seriousness.