ENOC Lubricants & Grease Manufacturing Plant Receives Appreciation Award From SHELL For Operational Excellence

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Dubai, UAE; July 3, 2013: The ENOC Lubricants & Grease Manufacturing Plant (ELOMP), an advanced lubricants and grease manufacturing facility located in the Fujairah Port, has been honoured by SHELL Markets Middle East Ltd. for providing excellent services towards its toll blending contract. 

The Appreciation Award honours ELOMP’s dedication to operational excellence and adoption of best quality practices across all aspects of operations. ELOMP had recently also won the Dubai Quality Appreciation Programme certificate, underlining its high quality standards and commitment to excellence.

At a ceremony held at ENOC House, Mohammad Yunus, Manager Plant & Operations of ELOMP, received the award from Eugene Tan, General Manager – SHELL Markets Middle East Ltd. Supply Chain Asia Pacific. 

ELOMP has been working with SHELL Markets Middle East Ltd. since 2011, providing bulk marine blending and supply services initially followed by drum products last year. ELOMP achieved 100 per cent right first-time batch pass ratio for SHELL products, highlighting its strong focus on quality and excellence. 

Mohammed El Sadek, Director, ENOC Lubricants – Marketing, said: “The appreciation award from SHELL is strong testament to ELOMP’s credentials as a trusted lubricant supplier to major global organisations. We are thankful to SHELL for their support and remain committed to ensure the highest quality across our operation. The award has further strengthened our confidence in meeting and exceeding client expectations.” 

Spread over an area of 63,500 sq m, ELOMP has a current blending capacity of 150,000 metric tonnes (MT) of mineral and synthetic lubricants based oils, and 5,000 MT of grease per annum. With the completion of its new construction phases by early 2015, it will have the capacity to produce over 250,000 MT of lubricants and grease, which is almost 18 per cent of the total lubricants production in the UAE. 

The plant is certified to ISO 9001:2008 for quality systems and ISO 14001:2004 for its quality and environmental management systems, and 18001:2007 OSHAS for its health and safety management system. It is equipped with the latest technologies for blending and filling services, and has an ISO 17025 certified laboratory for quality control and oils and fuels analysis. 

ELOMP facilitates lube blending for various grades and applications, grease manufacturing, small package filling, drum filling, coding and labelling of packs and testing & analysis.