World Energy Day 2023

As a responsible corporate entity, ARL is cognizant that natural energy resources are not only scarce but also very precious and need to be optimally utilized. In this realm, World Energy Day was celebrated at ARL on October 26, 2023 to reaffirm its commitment and inculcate energy management and conservation culture. This celebration is being organized in-line with World Energy Day (22nd October).

The purpose of this celebration was to educate, motivate and enhance energy consciousness of employees for strengthening their commitment towards energy conservation at workplace. Energy awareness sessions were arranged throughout the organization to ensure maximum participation of all the employees including the shop floor level workers for creating awareness about energy management & conservation.

8th Health Safety & Environment Conference 2023

The 8th Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Conference, organized by Attock Refinery Limited (ARL), took place on October 23, 2023, at Morgah Club, Rawalpindi. The event drew imminent speakers and participants from a wide array of fields, making it a prestigious and highly anticipated gathering. In opening remarks, ARL representative accentuated the paramount importance of HSE in today’s business landscape. This event holds a significant importance depicting a successful century of ARL’s Gradient of achievements. The value of sharing best practices and learning from other’s experiences to ensure a safer and a sustainable future was reinforced. The management of ARL reiterated one of its core value “Learning and Innovation” and their commitment to HSE, viewing it as a cornerstone of business operations and corporate social responsibility.

During the conference, six papers were presented, including Project Safety Management, Paradigm Shift from Conventional Compliance Based Process Safety to Quality and Risk Based Process Safety, Safety Culture & Leadership, The Double-Edged Sword of Carbon Capture & Storage Technologies in Oil & Gas Sector-Pakistan’s Perspective, HSE Implementation – Cement Sector and Customized Employee Wellbeing Program – Fit for Life

The management of ARL concluded by expressing heartfelt gratitude to all the conference participants and their contribution to the resounding success of the event.

World Environment Day – 2023

To reinforce our commitment for the environmental protection and sustainability, ARL celebrated WED-2023. To align with the global campaign #BeatPlasticPollution, ARL’s environment team conducted awareness sessions on theme “Solutions to Plastic Pollution” at different forums; inside refinery and at Attock Sahara Foundation (ASF).

Safety Week – 2023

Attock Refinery Limited celebrated Safety Week from April 26th to 28th, 2023, in-line with the International Labor Organization’s World Day (April 28th) for Occupational Health and Safety at Work. The ILO theme for 2023 “A safe and healthy working environment is a fundamental principle and right at work”.

On first day of Safety Week, refinery employees joined together for a safety walk. Safety walk reminds the significance of prioritizing safety culture in all aspects of refinery operations. The event reaffirmed the commitment of organization to maintain a safe workplace that prioritizes the well-being and security of its employees.

During the Safety Week, a series of safety talks were organized to engage with employees for their suggestions to further improve OH&S practices. Presentations were conducted on Occupational Acquired Diseases, Electrical Safety, chemical Handling and Storage Safety. Moreover, a highly interactive and informative session on Defensive Driving & Road Safety was conducted by the National Highway and Motorway Police.

ASF Annual Meena Bazaar
World Environment Day

Safety Week

The International Labor Organization (ILO) marks the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28th of April every year to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases. In this context, ARL celebrated safety week from April 25-29, 2022.

Different programs were arranged in light of this year’s International Labor Organization theme Let`s Act together to build a positive safety and health culture”. In the opening ceremony CEO of Attock Refinery Limited Mr. M. Adil Khattak emphasized the need of employee’s involvement in promotion and improvement of safety culture.

Safety talks were arranged in different refinery areas to interact with employees and different suggestions were taken regarding continual improvement of OH&S. Presentations were arranged to discuss different HSE topics for knowledge sharing. A highly interactive and informative session on first aid was conducted by government agency “1122” and participants were briefed about the latest first aid techniques to handle different emergencies.

Annual Flower Show of  Morgah Club
ASF Annual Meena Bazaar
Centennial Celebration of Attock Refinery Limited

Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) commemorated its 100 years anniversary on 11th February, 2022 in a solemn ceremony at the Company’s General Office, Morgah Rawalpindi. Mr. Shuaib A. Malik, Group Chief Executive, Attock Group and Chairman ARL graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

The Chief Guest in his address congratulated ARL management and workers on centenary celebration. He said that ARL has reached this milestone after successfully navigating through many hurdles and challenges over 100 years. He further said that Morgah Refinery has unique distinction of first and only refinery of northern region of Pakistan and it has played a pivotal role in war and peace. He especially mentioned the contribution and compassionate nature of Late Dr. Ghaith R. Pharaon, Founder, Attock Group for development of Pakistan and wellbeing of Attock Group employees even in turbulent times. He hoped that with the support of Government of Pakistan and other stakeholders, ARL management and employees will work for the interest of the Country, shareholders and community with more zeal, commitment and dedication. In his closing remarks, he reiterated his best wishes for ARL management and employees and prayed for success of ARL in its future endeavours.

Earlier to this, Mr. M. Adil Khattak, Chief Executive Officer ARL, in his opening address, welcomed the participants on the historical day of Centennial celebration. He shared exemplary bonding of employees with ARL with some employees now serving in ARL as 4th Generation. He also highlighted rich history of ARL evolution, growth and expansion since its inception on 11th February, 1922 and how it has now grown into a modern state-of-the-art refinery with a nameplate capacity of 53,400 barrels per day.  He further said that ARL is planning for carrying out projects of Continuous Catalyst Regeneration Unit (CCR) and revamp of the DHDS unit to increase production of petrol and meet Euro-V products’ specifications. He hoped that approval of the new Pakistan Oil Refining Policy would enable successful execution of above-mentioned projects. He expressed his gratitude and pride in 100 years of glorious past of ARL which have been achieved with outstanding human resource working relentlessly and with dedication in pursuit of excellence. In the end, he thanked the Chief Guest for his continuous support and presence at this event.

Mr. Hameed Khan Jadoon, President Refinery CBA also expressed his views regarding the Centennial celebration. He expressed sentiments of workers and extended their everlasting support for progress and success of the Refinery.

The ceremony ended with cake-cutting by the oldest 97 years old ex-employee of ARL as token of recognizing long association of employees with the organization.