Dragon Oil and “Turkmenneft” held a conference on occupational health and safety

World Occupational Safety and Health Day was celebrated in Turkmenistan with the participation of foreign and Turkmen companies involved in the oil and gas industry.

The two-day conference focused on the topics of health, safety and environmental management.

The forum was initiated by the Dragon Oil company with the support of the “Turkmenneft” State Concern, reported in the “Neutral Turkmenistan” newspaper.

Among the event participants are managers and leading specialists of well-known companies operating in the field of production, logistics, transportation of hydrocarbons, as well as in household services and catering.

The forum was attended by representatives of such companies as: Dragon Oil, Caspian Driller, Odjfell, ILK Construction, Sowda Gurlushyk Maslahat, Injener Chozgutleri, NCG Services Ltd., Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, Bue Marine, Arassa Deňiz.

Ali Rashid Aljarwan, Chief Executive Officer of Dragon Oil and Guvanch Agajanov, Chairman of the “Turkmenneft” State Concern spoke at the opening of the conference. As emphasized, Turkmenistan places the highest demands on environmental safety and labor protection issues. The Caspian Sea with its unique ecosystem requires special attention. The “Dragon Oil” company is one of the largest partners of Turkmenistan in the development of oil and gas fields on the Turkmen shelf of the Caspian Sea. Ensuring operational safety and environmental protection is a key focus of our work. A system for planning and carrying out all work in accordance with international standards has been introduced at the facilities.

The conference was held in sessions. Representatives of the companies exchanged experience on safety measures at work and discussed joint initiatives aimed at improving the safety management system in the oil and gas industry and creating reliable partnerships in risk management in these matters, the source notes.

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