ENOC hosts ‘Retail Fuel Industry Safety Conference’

DUBAI, The ENOC Group recently hosted the first Retail Fuel Industry Safety Conference, to discuss the best industry safety practices and potential challenges within fuel retail operations.

The event was inaugurated by Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Under-Secretary of the UAE Ministry of Energy. The conference was attended by key strategic partners and federal authorities including representatives from the Ministry of Energy, Dubai Civil Defence, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, ASEG Co., Emarat, ADNOC as well as officials from the ENOC Group.

“Hosting an event to focus on safety in the fuel retail offers a platform for key industry experts and representatives from government entities in the UAE to discuss recent trends and shed light on best practices in the sector. We are confident that this conference will not only ingrain principles of safety and sustainability but will contribute to elevating best practices to ensure the safety and happiness of people in the UAE,” Dr. Al Neyadi said.

The conference addressed key environmental, health and safety issues facing service stations, including incidents such as vehicle fires and nozzle detachment incidents. Industry experts also shed light on the importance of enforcing no-smoking policies, the rise of retail automation, disruptive technologies such as RFID payment systems and digitisation and their impact on safety.

Saif Humaid Al Falasi, CEO of ENOC Group, said, “Adapting health, environment and safety best practices within our fuel network is imperative and will continue to remain an integral component in the success of our operations. We hope that this inaugural conference creates a platform to engage with industry experts to shed light on current trends in fuel retail and address challenges to eliminate accidents or potential hazards.”

Source: Emirates News Agency

Related Posts