ExxonMobil Wins Malaysian Safety Awards

ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc. has been awarded the Malaysian Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) Awards for its outstanding safety performance for the period 2000-2001. Esso Malaysia Bhd, ExxonMobil Malaysia Sdn Bhd and ExxonMobil Borneo Sdn Bhd, also won five gold awards for safety performance at their distribution terminals.

ExxonMobil Malaysia chairman Rich Kruger received the award from Deputy Human Resource Minister Dr Abdul Latiff Ahmad. On receiving the award, Kruger said that he was proud of ExxonMobil employees and contractors commitment to safety. "This award is a tremendous recognition to our efforts and results. We will strive to further improve our performance and extend ExxonMobil's long history of outstanding safety performance and leadership," he said.

The award was awarded to ExxonMobil's upstream Development Projects Department (DPD) for achieving eight million workhours during the 2000 -2001 period without a work related Lost Time Incident (LTI).

DPD's employees and contractors accomplished this in a period of exceptionally high construction activities, supporting the construction and installation of six new offshore platforms for Larut and Satellite Fields Developments.

In the downstream, ExxomMobil distribution terminals won five gold awards for their zero LTI performance in 2001 and overall safety management systems and procedures. ExxonMobil conducts its upstream operations in Malaysia under Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) with Petronas.