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Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8 Brand), a subsidiary of the state-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 due to ...

Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8 Brand), a subsidiary of the state-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 due to the company’s efforts in ensuring a sustainable corporate footprint

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    Q8 | DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 Q8 | DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2013 Document Transcript

    • SERVICE STATIONS Z.E.R.OINITIATIVE ACROSS EUROPE AIRPORTS Established in 1983, Q8 is the international marketing arm of KPC, which brings together all the elements of the Kuwaiti oil sector under a single corporate umbrella and is recognised as one of the world’s top ten energy conglomerates. The company’s main focus is on refining and marketing fuel, lubricants and other petroleum derivatives outside Kuwait, including via over 4,000 service stations across Europe, an international diesel service dedicated to the needs of road transport companies, and jet fuel provision to more than 50 airports. In total, KPI employs approximately 4,000 full-time staff. In Italy, this took the form of the‘Q8’, SUSTAINABLEFILLINGSTATION In Sweden, the‘OKQ8 Haggvik’ is specially constructed to maximise the use of sustainable materials, while employing geothermal heating and cooling, solar panels and rainwater for the car wash, solar cells for energy production and a green sedum grass roof for lower energy consumption. whereby all emissions generated throughout the network of 110 facilities are offset by advanced engineering practices, renewable energy installations and forest plantations. In line with Q8’s organisation-wide commitment to sustainability, the company’s operating units in Italy and Sweden developed two innovative‘Sustainable Filling Stations’projects. Each of these projects has demonstrated impressive sustainability results to date. Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8 Brand), a subsidiary of the state-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), has been selected as a winner for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards due to the company’s efforts in ensuring a sustainable corporate footprint. and jet fuel provision to more than4,000 50 Q8 50% 250 DECREASEIN ENERGYUSE TONSPERMONTH a decrease in the use of wash chemicals and reduced water consumption. In Italy, CO2 emission reductions have increased every month and reached by March 2012 In Sweden, the ground- breaking new filling station design has led to a Copyright © 2013 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. All rights reserved. The DuPont Oval Logo, DuPontTM , The Miracles of ScienceTM and all products denoted with a ® or TM are trademarks or registered trademarks of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates.