ADCO Wins 2013 IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award for Innovative Use of EHS Information Management


Source: IHS Markit

Englewood, Colo. -- IHS, Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, today announced that Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO), a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, has been selected for a 2013 IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award.

ADCO was recognized for developing and operating the leading-edge Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Electronic Analysis Reporting and Tracking System (HEARTS). HEARTS provides capabilities to analyze incident/environmental data and to perform trend analysis, helping ADCO to manage its HSE Performance. HEARTS is a web-based system open to all 6000-plus ADCO employees and is used for online reporting of HSE events (including accidents, near miss and hazards) and tracking of action items. Environmental data is captured from multiple operating assets and sources (air emissions, water consumption and waste water discharges, waste quantity) which enables ADCO to estimate its environmental footprint.

“This approach to HSE management provides quality data so decision makers can use data to support proactive decisions,” said Abdulla Al Marzooqi, ADCO Vice President, HSE & Risk Management. “We are honored that IHS has recognized our efforts to utilize HEARTS to improve HSE performance.” “ADCO demonstrates innovation and sustainability leadership with the way it is integrating sustainability into operations,” said Scott Lockhart, IHS Vice President, Operational Excellence & Risk Management. “IHS is pleased to recognize ADCO and share its success story so other organizations can learn from its accomplishments.”

Established in 2006, the IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards have recognized public and private organizations across the globe for establishing best practices, including implementation of information management solutions that reduce risk, increase efficiency and drive Operational Excellence. Companies are recognized for achievements in one of six key business concerns, including Environmental Performance, Operational Risk Management, Product Stewardship, Energy & Carbon, Health and Safety Management and Social Responsibility & Governance.

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