Posted on December 08, 2014

RasGas Company Limited’s (RasGas) warehouse in Ras Laffan recently celebrated the completion of one million manhours without a lost time incident (LTI) over a span of seven years.

Warehousing is a vital link in RasGas’ supply chain as it ensures the continuity of RasGas’ operations.It includes the maintenance of appropriate stock levels and guaranteeing the safe keeping of equipment and supplies. The complexity involved in the natural gas industry’s warehouse environment makes it amongst the highest LTI rates amongst other industries. This milestone demonstrates RasGas’ warehouse team’s ability to establish a strong culture of safety awareness whilst achieving the highest standards in the areas of inventory management and procurement.

“As a world-class energy supplier striving for excellence, the safety record established by our warehouse demonstrates RasGas’ continuous commitment to excellence in every aspect of our operations. Safety is a core value in RasGas and implementing safe work behaviours is an integral part of our day to day actions,” said Hamad Rashid Al-Mohannadi, RasGas Chief Executive Officer. Speaking on the occasion, Al Mohannadi confirmed that RasGas never compromises on safety, and that the well-being of all its employees remains a primary focus.

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“Achieving such significant milestones of zero incidents is only possible with our employees’ constant awareness of workplace hazards and approaching them in a safe and responsible manner,” said Brett Doherty, RasGas Chief Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Officer, who also attended the event. Abdulla Al Mahmoud, Supply Department Manager,responsible for the warehouse, said “From material loading and unloading, to chemical handling and storage, racking and shelving and use of the laydown area, we adhere to stringent safety measures approved by the ministries of Civil Defence and Environment.”

RasGas’ warehouse in Ras Laffan provides support and services for all internal and external user departments including the onshore and offshore facilities, storing vital equipment for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) Trains 1-7, Al Khaleej Gas 1 and 2, and Helium 1 and 2 projects.