Supply chains uninterrupted despite coronavirus: Saudi Aramco

Fadhili Gas Plant Project04Saudi Aramco said that despite the new coronavirus outbreak, its operations and supply chains were uninterrupted

The petroleum and natural gas company stated that its inbuilt systems for managing global crises ensure all sites remain operational. “Our supply chains also remain uninterrupted, as we continue to work with our partners to ensure safe delivery of materials,” Saudi Aramco said in a statement.

“In our response to COVID-19... we have implemented measures to reduce the risk of infection and to mitigate the virus’s impact on our people and our business,” the company added.

The company has also launched the COVID-19 Mental Health Tool Kit, an online resource for individuals in isolation or quarantine, their families and friends. This provides guidance and practical steps on how to take care of their emotional health during this stressful time.

Saudi Aramco has also facilitated working from home wherever possible, including employees considered to be at higher risk from infection, to reduce the in-office population, all in line with social distancing instructions issued by authorities in each of its locations. Managers have also been directed to ensure that their business continuity plans prioritise employees as part of its long-standing commitment to staff safety.

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