EMGAS launches ‘Safe Cylinder, Safe Family’ campaign

Press release
Published July 8th, 2014 - 04:25 GMT

Emirates Gas LLC (EMGAS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), has launched its ‘Safe Cylinder, Safe Family’ campaign along with ENOC and Emirates Petroleum Products Company (EPPCO) as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

The ‘Safe Cylinder, Safe Family’ campaign aims to further strengthens awareness on the proper procedures in handling, storing and usage of LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) cylinders at home. Specially prepared leaflets that highlight the safe procedures will be distributed to motorists at selected service stations of ENOC and EPPCO during Ramadan. Domestic cylinder users will also be provided with the safety leaflets during the Holy Month. 

Zaid Alqufaidi, Managing Director of ENOC Marketing, said: “As a company that cares for the safety and welfare of our customers, we are committed to promoting the best safety practices in LPG cylinder handling. This campaign is a key component of the CSR activities undertaken by EMGAS during the Holy Month of Ramadan, and it contributes to more efficient usage of the cylinders. The focus on the safe usage of LPG will also add to the efforts of Dubai Civil Defence and other government departments that work towards the safety and security of the people.” 

Hesham Ali Mustafa, Senior Director of ENOC Gas Marketing, Head of International Business Development & General Manager of EMGAS, said: “As the market leader in the distribution of LPG cylinders, we place the highest emphasis on educating our customers on their safe handling and usage. The awareness initiatives we have undertaken over the years have contributed significantly to reducing fire incidents and promoting awareness among all our stakeholders. It is important to undertake regular safety awareness initiatives to ensure that people are constantly on the vigil regarding gas cylinder handling. We will continue to undertake similar awareness campaigns as part of our CSR commitment.” 

As part of the campaign, staff members at ENOC and EPPCO service stations will wear specially designed t-shirts that highlight the message of safe installation, handling and usage of LPG cylinders. 

EMGAS will roll out several other CSR initiatives during the Holy Month. Both ENOC and EMGAS are winners of the CSR Label Award from Dubai Chamber for their commitment to corporate social responsibility initiatives.

Background Information

Emirates Gas

​​Emirates Gas is the leading supplier of LP Gases in the UAE and is recognized as an authority and reference point in the industry. Well established for over 30 years and a preferred choice of customers, EMGAS with a large fleet of modern tankers has catered to the rapid industrialization of Dubai and ensured speedy and reliable gas service to consumers. Apart from LP Gas, EMGAS has diversified to supply Propane and Aerosol Propellants for various specialized requirements and applications and is now poised to grow in the International market. With well qualified and experienced human resources, EMGAS has been in the forefront of setting benchmarks in the industry and improving safety and operating standards of customers through training and technical assistance.

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