EQUATE Petrochemical Company held an event to honor its former Vice President for Technical Services (VPTS) Mahmoud Al-Qattan for his distinguished role in Kuwait’s petrochemical industry.
With the attendance of several petrochemical officials, EQUATE Board Chairman Yousef Al-Ateeqi lauded Al-Qattan’s invaluable contribution to establishing and developing Kuwait’s petrochemical sector at Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), EQUATE and EQUATE II project.
Al-Ateeqi noted “I have known Mahmoud for over 25 years in which he has been the person to approach in handling and settling all obstacles and challenges through his positive attitude and innovative professionalism.”
On his part, EQUATE President & CEO Hamad Al-Terkait said that Al-Qattan was an instrumental member of the company’s senior management, a person who greatly contributed to the inception and various illustrious milestones and achievements of EQUATE and Olefin 2 through his admirable leadership of teams and projects.
Addressing attendees, Al-Qattan expressed heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for this event, hoping that EQUATE would continue boosting its status as one of the world’s petrochemical leaders through the efforts of its world-class workforce, best business practices, cutting-edge technology and focus on continuous growth.
Al-Qattan served as EQUATE VPTS from April 2002 until September 2009 when he was succeeded by Mohammad Al-Benali..
Considered one of the world’s leading companies in producing Polyethylene and Ethylene Glycol, EQUATE was established in 1995 and it is presently a joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). It commenced production in 1997 and currently provides markets in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe with high quality petrochemical products.