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MENAFN Press - 25/03/2014
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Themed “Together, A Journey of Excellence”, this year’s employee forum celebrated the Company’s 20 years of success.
(MENAFN Press) RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) employees donated 39 boxes full of children's toys as part of the company's ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.



The stuffed animals, puzzles, games, toy cars and bicycles were collected at the recently held annual Employee Forum and will find a new home with families in Qatar.



RasGas believes that donation drives such as this one helps build bridges with the community in which it operates. The "Bring a Smile to a Child" campaign celebrated RasGas' generous spirit and love for spreading joy to underprivileged youth



As part of the annual event, employees have made a tradition of coming together to donate items to the local community. In previous years, for example, the employee forums' "Bring a book" campaign have resulted in the donation of over 2,300 books to local schools



RasGas' CSR programme is aligned with the Qatar National Vision 2030 and the Qatar National Development Strategy 2011-16, aiming to proactively meet the growing needs of the local community.


About RasGas
RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) is a Qatari joint stock company established in 2001 by Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil RasGas Inc. RasGas acts as the operating company for and on behalf of the owners of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects RL, RL (II) and RL3 (Project Owners). With operations facilities based in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar, RasGas' principal activities are to extract, process, liquefy, store and export LNG and its derivatives from Qatar's North Field. RasGas, on behalf of the Project Owners, exports to countries across Asia, Europe and the Americas with a total LNG production capacity of approximately 37 million tonnes per annum. For pipeline sales gas to the domestic market, RasGas also operates the Al Khaleej Gas Projects, AKG-1 and AKG-2 supplying approximately 2.0 billion standard cubic feet (Bscf) per day. RasGas is currently adding production capacity by building the Barzan Gas Project which when fully operational in 2015, is expected to supply approximately 1.4 Bscf of additional sales gas per day to the Qatari market to meet growing demand for energy at power stations and downstream industries. RasGas currently operates the Ras Laffan Helium Plant which was established in 2003 and came on stream in 2005. The plant extracts, purifies and liquefies helium from the North Field. The second helium plant entered production in June 2013 bringing the total liquid helium production capacity to 1.96 Bscf per year. www.rasgas.com About RasGas' Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeRasGas regards social responsibility as integral to its business and implements a strong proactive CSR programme, which is aligned to the Qatar National Vision 2030. The programme strengthens the company's connection with Qatari society and provides a structured framework for its corporate citizenship activities. RasGas' approach is to provide practical support for a range of worthy causes. It aims to make a sustainable and positive impact in four spheres “ community, education, environment and health (including sports) “ that are critical to sustainable development in Qatar.

 


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