Dubai, UAE; May 2, 2011: Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) and the Ministry of Labour
in Dubai have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further strengthen the
occupational health and safety practices of both organisations.
Dr Aisha Butti Bin Bishr, Director of Services and Support Affairs., Ministry of Labour, and Saif
Al Falasi, Executive Director of Environment, Health, Safety and Quality (EHSQ) and Corporate
Affairs of ENOC, signed the agreement.
The MoU provides the framework for ENOC and the Ministry of Labour to cooperate in planning
and executing a number of knowledge sharing initiatives on occupational health, including joint
training programmes, awareness campaigns educational seminars and workshops as well as
Saif Al Falasi said the MoU is part of ENOC’s strategy to constantly develop its skills and
knowledge pool in all areas related to health and safety. “The partnership is part of ENOC’s
corporate social responsibility commitment, and aims at educating and raising awareness on
occupational health and safety amongst all stakeholders. It will be marked by mutual knowledge
transfer in all key areas of occupational health, and its benefits in creating a healthy and
productive work place. We will also jointly explore community campaigns that will strengthen
public awareness on health and safety issues.”
“We are honoured to partner with the ENOC, which has an accomplished track-record in
environment, health and safety practices. The MoU will significantly elevate the knowledge and
skill sets of both ENOC and Ministry of Labour staff in occupational health and safety, and in
turn contribute to the welfare of the employees”, said Dr. Bishr.
ENOC is a diversified company that delivers specialized workshops and programmes to
promote EHS standards. ENOC hosts an international annual Occupational Health and Safety
Conference to address major hazards in the workplace and formulate practical and sustainable
Established in 1993 as a wholly-owned company of the Government of Dubai, ENOC aims to promote the
interests of its shareholders through the development of further downstream and upstream activities in
the oil and gas sector and beyond, and to encourage the economic diversification of Dubai and the rest of
ENOC’s vision is to be a leading regional integrated oil & gas group that is highly profitable and socially
responsible towards employees, the community and environment. Driving this vision, ENOC is committed
to achieving sustainable development and highly profitable growth and serving the growing energy needs
ENOC strives to attract, develop and retain top talent to become the employer of choice, while adopting
latest technologies and implementing best practices to achieve world-class performance. ENOC is
also focused on meeting and exceeding customer expectations in terms of quality and service, and in
maintaining high industry standards with respect to environment, health and safety.
ENOC actively participates in an increasingly broad range of business ventures. Its joint ventures with
major international companies allow partners to pool their technology, know-how and expertise along with
their resources to further their commercial success.
Since its inception, ENOC has been guided by its philosophy of quality and professional management
based on modern business concepts for commercial success and sustainable growth. Today it is poised
to engineer a new and challenging period of growth and diversity.