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ExxonMobil's Baytown Chemical Plant Earns AFPM's Highest Safety Honor

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

ExxonMobil's Baytown Chemical Plant Earns AFPM's Highest Safety Honor

16:00 EDT Wednesday, June 05, 2013

BAYTOWN, Texas (Business Wire) -- ExxonMobil's Baytown Chemical Plant has earned the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Distinguished Safety Award for superior safety performance in the U.S. refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries.

Some 1,350 employees and contractors at the ExxonMobil Baytown Chemical Plant received AFPM's highest honor for superior safety performance during more than five million work hours in 2011 and 2012 with no recordable injuries.

“Operational excellence is the foundation of ExxonMobil Chemical's success,” said Joe Blommaert, ExxonMobil Chemical Plant manager. “The achievement by our employees demonstrates their commitment to excellence in pursuing our vision that nobody gets hurt."

“Baytown has an exceptional safety culture that is built on a foundation of extensive employee involvement and commitment,” continued Blommaert. “Our employees and contractors help drive our safety efforts through their active involvement in our personnel and process safety activities. Our safety culture has helped us consistently deliver industry-leading safety performance.”

“Our industry has no greater priority than ensuring the safety and security of their employees, facilities and the communities surrounding their operations,” said AFPM President Charles T. Drevna.

ExxonMobil Chemical, one of the largest chemical companies in the world, achieved best ever global workforce safety performance in 2012.

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About ExxonMobil Chemical

ExxonMobil Chemical is one of the world's premier petrochemical companies with manufacturing, technology, and marketing operations around the world. The company delivers a broad portfolio of products and solutions efficiently and responsibly, with a commitment to create outstanding customer and shareholder value. ExxonMobil Chemical endorses the principles of sustainable development, including the need to balance economic growth, social development and environmental considerations.

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