Quality at Qatargas is managed as part of an integrated management system, through the Qatargas Management System for continuous Improvement or QMSI.
The QMSI is directly linked to the Direction Statement of Qatargas which provides a clear Vision, Mission and Covenants and is fully supported by the Chief Executive Officer.
QMSI helps to co-ordinate business plans for the whole company and to align the objectives across the organization. The QMSI is one of the vehicles for new initiatives and has enabled a unique culture to develop at Qatargas.
The introduction of benchmarking, best practices, optimum utilization of resources and knowledge, the availability and use of policies and procedures, and open communication are a few initiatives that have been undertaken at Qatargas through the QMSI.
The Quality Section is responsible for ensuring the consistent understanding and application of the QMSI principles and to maintain its objectives. Audits are conducted every year on all aspects of the company to ensure consistent and effective use of the various systems ans standards.
The Quality Section was instrumental in implementing and currently maintains a number of International Standards.
Qatargas is currently certified to:
We are currently implementing the ISO 17025 – Laboratory Management System and investigating the implementation of a number of other international standards in specific areas.
The Qatargas Management System has been widely accepted in the region as leading best practice, which has enabled a positive environment for continual improvement to develop.