The company has a Board of Directors comprising representatives of the three shareholding states. The Board of Directors is chaired by H.E. Dr. Ahmed Ali Al Sharyan. The company’s Executive Management is led by Dr. Abdulrahman A. Hussain Jawahery, President.
GPIC considers itself a role model in the protection of the environment and was the first industrial company to use practical demonstration projects to verify the environmental credentials of its operations. A fish farm, bird sanctuary, palm tree plantations and herbal garden have been established at the GPIC site.
The challenges of regional and global climate change have always been at the forefront of GPIC’s strategies. It was with this key focus and, to manage green-house gas emissions, the Middle East’s first Carbon Dioxide Recovery (CDR) plant was commissioned at GPIC in 2010. The unit captures 450 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide per day from the reformer flue gases and has substantially improved the carbon footprint.
The company is a significant contributor to the national economy of Bahrain in its activities, represented by natural gas purchases, employment and training of Bahraini nationals, utilisation of local contractors, power consumption and other financial and commercial operations. GPIC injects around US$271 million annually into the economy.