TEXAS CITY, TX, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Marsulex Inc. has received two prestigious Contractor Merit Safety Awards from the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA) for performance at the ExxonMobil Baytown Refinery and the Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery.
Marsulex provides outsourced petcoke cutting and handling services to the two refineries and was nominated for the awards by ExxonMobil and Tesoro.
The awards are part of a comprehensive safety program developed by NPRA's Safety and Health Committee to promote accident prevention in the petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries as well as the contractors supporting them and to publicly recognize those facilities that for the previous year have achieved a high safety standard in their daily operations.
Mr. Randy Hull, Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Development, said safety and reliability are cornerstones of Marsulex's value proposition, and the Company has an enviable track record for performance in the area of environmental health and safety at all of its refinery and chemical plant sites.
"These awards are further strong indicators that we are delivering measurable and superior value to refiners in terms of safe operating performance for petcoke cutting, handling and logistics." Mr. Hull noted that "By sharing best practices across the Company's diverse operations in a rigorous, disciplined fashion, we are able to deliver performance improvement in safety, reliability and productivity for all of our refining customers -- not just in petcoke processing, but also in sulphur recovery and forming, as well as for spent sulphuric acid regeneration."
Marsulex, which owns and operates 22 facilities across North America, is a leading provider of refining services, including environmental compliance solutions for air quality control, processing and handling of refining and chemical by-products or waste streams, and is a producer and marketer of sulphur-based industrial chemicals. The Company's services and products are provided to a broad base of industrial, refining and chemical customers. Marsulex is a public company with shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol MLX. Website: www.marsulex.com
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