Saturday, August 13, 2011

World Refining Association to Host 2011 Middle East Chemical Week Awards

Event to Reward the Standards of Excellence Set By
Companies in the Petrochemical and Fertilizer Industries

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 08 August, 2011 – Clarion Events Middle East FZ LLC (The

World Refining Association) is proud to announce the Middle East Chemical Week

(MECW) Awards 2011, which will recognise and reward organisations setting

standards of excellence in the Petrochemical and Fertilizer industries across the

Middle East region. The categories include Plant of the Year, Project of the Year and

Technology of the Year.

Held at the U.A.E’s Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) the 2011 MECW

Awards will take place on 17 October 2011. Participants from both conferences

will convene to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of companies that are

paving the future for these two lucrative industries.

Three prestigious awards will be handed out at MECW 2011 to both petrochemical

and fertilizer organisations. The first award is for Plant of the Year, which will

recognise a plant that has displayed operational excellence or made significant

contributions to the environment. Project of the Year will be the second award for a

producer or Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor who has

implemented a new build, revamp or capacity expansion project on time and within

budget with a strong safety record. Lastly, the Technology of the Year award will be

presented to a company for developing or improving upon an existing technology,

which propels the industry forward.

Dominica Andrews, Project Director, The World Refining Association, said: “We


petrochemical and fertilizer industries. The awards are symbols of excellence

presented to companies that strive to be the best in these productive industries.

They reinforce the notion that companies in the two industries are highly

competitive, making the GCC region a key arena for the production of anything

related to petrochemicals and fertilizers.”










Companies that wish to compete for these awards can visit the MECW 2011 website

at and download a registration form. All entries must be

submitted by August 31 2011 in order to be eligible to compete.

MECW 2011 is an event that has been developed to provide a unique networking

platform for leading professionals in the petrochemical and fertilizer industries. Key

speakers will express their views on each of their respective industries, providing a

comprehensive analysis on the current situation and future opportunities.

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