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GDI received first place a safety recognition award during Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd.’s (OPQL) Annual HES Scorecard Program for 2017

OPQL recognized GDI during its Quarterly Contractors Quarterly Safety Meeting, Q1 2018 held on Wednesday 9th of May 2018.

OPQL began the HES Scorecard Program in 2015 in which all its contractors submit detailed HES performance statistics on a monthly basis through an online data collection and survey system. Year on year OPQL has raised the bar on its Scorecard Program.

In order to improve HES performance, the program measures and notifies contractors’ compliance to contractual, regulatory, management and other applicable HSE requirements, including HES Culture Traits, while promoting healthy competition amongst contractors.  

The plaque presented was by Mr. Kirby Lindsey VP Operations OPQL and received by Mr. Kevin Mutch, Al-Wajba Rig Manager as well as Sajid Nawaz QHSE Manager, Patrick Omalley Asst. Operations Manager and George Epia HSE Supervisor of GDI.

Eng. Mubarak Awaida Al-Hajri, CEO of Gulf Drilling International, thanked Occidental for this valuable award, which demonstrates GDI’s commitment to its client at the highest levels of service in accordance with the highest standards of safety in the field of work.The CEO also thanked all GDI’s management and employees for their efforts and commitment that had resulted in this great achievement.