July 7, 2014 – Mumbai, India – Dorf Ketal Chemicals India (P) Ltd. has announced expanded accreditation of its quality, health, safety and environmental policies under the auspices of the International Council of Chemical Associations and the Indian Chemical Council (ICC).  Dorf Ketal is one of just 28 ICC-member chemical companies in India that is qualified to do so. 

Responsible Care® recognizes qualified chemical companies for their commitment to ethical performance that “increasingly benefits society, the economy and the environment” through safe, secure, environmentally sound manufacturing, use and transport of chemical products. 

Dorf Ketal’s North American operations were certified under Responsible Care® in October, 2008.  Since that time the firm has strengthened and expanded its Quality, Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (QHSSE) Policy worldwide through leadership development and implementation of world-class practices and procedures. Dorf Ketal’s integrated QHSSE management system includes research & development, manufacturing and supply chain activities for all of the firm’s specialty chemicals and catalysts through the complete product life cycle. Other Dorf Ketal certifications include RCMS, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. 

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October 23-25, 2014 – UGAS 2014, Beijing ChinaDorf Ketal will be exhibiting at UGAS 2014 to promote its Tyzor® product line of oilfield chemicals and cross linkers for hydraulic stimulation in tight oil and shale gas markets.

UGAS 2014 is one of the largest Unconventional Gas Events in the emerging market. It has been successfully organized for five years across China, India, Indonesia, and Europe, gathering more than 2000 international unconventional gas market leaders to share their experiences and seek new business opportunity.

Link to http://www.szwgroup.com/unconventional-gas-asia-summit-China-2014/abo_gla.asp

October 1-2, 2014 - Pan-African Refining Technology Conference -  Dorf Ketal will be presenting a paper on “Enhancing the Visbreaker profitability using new generation Antifoulant Technology” at the 2nd Pan-African Refining Technology Conference (PARTC), Cape Town, October 1-2, 2014.The presentation will focus on Visbreaker Antifoulant technology and will include a case study. Dorf Ketal will be exhibiting and promoting a broad range of technologies for the refining industry.

The PARTC Annual Meeting will examine the challenges that African refineries face while coping with restructuring and upgrading needs, fuel quality and emission requirements and new technologies and processes to assist with these challenges. It will also explore the opportunities within the region and provide an understanding of the latest trends and enable the sharing of best practice among industry peers.

Global Technology Forum has appointed an Advisory Board made up of industry experts from the world of refining to help shape the agenda and make the paper selection for the conference. Serving on the PARTC Advisory Board are:

▪       George Nicolaides, Director, Refining Operations, DANGOTE INDUSTRIES

▪       Thomas Surmon, Product Quality Manager, TOTAL

▪       Dave Wright, Senior Advisor to the MD and CEO, ENGEN

▪       Pieter van Heerden, Chief Scientist, SASOL

▪       Imad Eldin Hassan, Process Engineering Specialist, Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining-YASREF

▪       Samir Saad Aly, HSE General Manager, KHALDA Petroleum Company

Additional information can be obtained at http://events.gtforum.com/partc/static/home