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Opinion: Collaboration needed in GCC waste management Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun is the secretary general of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA).

Opinion: Collaboration needed in GCC waste management

By applying the most effective and advanced production processes, methods, technologies and operational practices, any potential impact on the environment must be prevented, or minimised, opines Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun.

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Editor's Comment: Building world-class industry standards

Editor's Comment: Building world-class industry standards

While the purpose of the MoU is to build strong collaboration between GPCA and GSO on technical standards and regulations, consumer protection, environment and public health, it will also pave the way for adoption of globally recognised best practices.
 
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Special Report: Editor's comment: New dimensions in Corporate Social Responsibility

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Opinion: Building a waste-free future together

Opinion: Building a waste-free future together

As we conclude another successful edition of GPCA's Waste Free Environment campaign, it is time once again to highlight the importance of sustainability, and more importantly what are the actions needed to enact change, comments Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun.
 
Opinion: Process safety culture: Key trends in downstream industry

Opinion: Process safety culture: Key trends in downstream industry

Monitoring the market and ongoing projects as well as the best industry practices, the most successful projects, both in terms of implementation and operation, are those with strong focus on achieving and sustaining high level of process safety.
 

 

Opinion: Addressing water efficiency key to success of GCC chemical producers

Opinion: Addressing water efficiency key to success of GCC chemical producers

The wider MENA region is home to 6.3% of the world's population, and yet owns just 1.4% of global renewable fresh water, observes Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general, Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA).
 
Editor's Comment: Importance of science and technology in downstream industry

Editor's Comment: Importance of science and technology in downstream industry

Technology leaders consistently redefine the way people think, work and create value.
 
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Special Report: Editor's Comment: Rotating equipment play critical role in the downstream industry

Energy-starved world actuated large-scale R&D works for developing energy-efficient pumps and systems.
 
Opinion: Improving performance in downstream industry: The challenges and opportunities

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We are already witnessing interesting trends in the refining and petrochemical sectors of the energy industry in 2018, observe RPME's regular columnists Colin Chapman and Ekaterina Kalinenko.
 
Special Report: Editor's Comment: Sulphur management in refineries

Special Report: Editor's Comment: Sulphur management in refineries

Lower sulphur emissions do not come free of cost.
 
Opinion: Aligning with national sustainability agenda makes good business sense

Opinion: Aligning with national sustainability agenda makes good business sense

Conforming to sustainability standards is creating a culture and building a conversation that centres on sustainable development, comments  Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun of GPCA.
 
Opinion: Managing procurement risk: The co-effective approach

Opinion: Managing procurement risk: The co-effective approach

Risks associated with procurement and manufacturing of critical equipment are real and need to be addressed in early stages of any project, suggest Colin Chapman and Yury Urozhaev of Euro Petroleum Consultants.
 
Comment: Global Upstream: five things to look for in 2018

Comment: Global Upstream: five things to look for in 2018

Will 2018 be a year of continued optimism? Projects are on the rise, investments are stabilising, and there’s lots of oil up for grabs from newly discovered resources.
 
Editor's Comment: Making refining business commercially viable

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The new global standards for transportation fuel demand lower sulphur concentrations.
 
Opinion: Saudi Arabia: A Kingdom in Transformation

Opinion: Saudi Arabia: A Kingdom in Transformation

Amid recent announcements of mega projects and plans to transform the economy, what will all of this mean for the chemical industry in the Kingdom? Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun of GPCA explains
 
Special Report: Editor's Comment – Water management in the downstream industry

Special Report: Editor's Comment – Water management in the downstream industry

Proper management of the process water and wastewater is an important element in the successful operation of a downstream industry unit.
 




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