Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Qatar Petrochemical Company (Qapco
) to enhance co-operation on education, research and community development.
Also speaking at the ceremony was QAPCOs
Managing Director and CEO, Dr.
The deal aims to improve the quality of vocational training that is delivered by CNA-Q and Qapco
personnel to their students and trainees and will strengthen the knowledge, skills and capacities of practitioners in this field to improve the delivery of current and future programmes.
performance, while empowering QAPCO
to deliver long-term, sustainable value to
2013 was a landmark year for the company as in terms of performance the company improved in several areas including environmental efficiency, production, and community investment, Qapco
This recognition is said to acknowledge the progress achieved by QAPCO
in terms of environmental performance and sustainability reporting.
The Zimpro wet air oxidation (WAO) system from Siemens will be part of Qapco
's facility in Mesaieed Industrial City, Qatar.
The Zimpro wet air oxidation (WAO) system from Siemens, used primarily for treatment of high strength industrial wastewater streams, will be implemented as part of the expansion of the QAPCO
preferred to have the option to secure more liquidity on demand, when required, instead of utilising the accumulated operational profit surpluses yielded throughout the years," said a company statement.
"Siemens has been a reliable and trusted partner to QAPCO
since the early 1980s, and this latest contract award is an excellent demonstration of the extensive capabilities of Siemens, integrating different technologies from across the company's energy portfolio," said Siemens WLL Qatar general manager, oil & gas division, Hamad Al Khayyat.
The contract, which is on a turnkey basis, will see Siemens provide 33Kv gas-insulated switchgear, and 11kV and 3.3kV air-insulated switchgear to the QAPCO
facility's substation, replacing existing installations with more compact, higher-rated technology and boosting the reliability of the network's power distribution.
." LDPE3 will boost QAPCO
's production capacity to around 700,000 metric tons per year of LDPE, he noted.