Dubai, United Arab Emirates; February 10, 2016: Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) announced the appointment of Nader Al Fardan as Director, Gas Business, ENOC & General Manager of Emirates Gas (Emirates Gas).
In his new role, Nader will spearhead Emirates Gas management, playing a strategic role in driving the company’s expansion plans. His appointment comes at a crucial juncture for Emirates Gas, as the company is poised to increase its global footprint, while consolidating its leadership position in the UAE market as the leading supplier of LPG and Propane.
Al Fardan assumes his role as General Manager after a successful tenure as ENOC’s Director of Industrial Products Marketing, where he was instrumental in implementing the new regulations for distributing better quality diesel, which now has 10 parts per million (ppm) down from 500 ppm. In addition to being a success, the introduction of this product has environmental benefits, including lower emissions and better air quality.
“We are pleased to welcome Nader Al Fardan in his new leadership role. He has always been an important asset to ENOC as a Group and has played a key role in the implementation of regulations to ensure the distribution of ultra-low sulphur diesel. With Emirates Gas’s strong presence that spans over four decades, I am confident that Al Fardan will be able to steer the Emirates Gas team in realising its plans for 2016, which include aspects of growth, expansion and innovation.” Said H.E Saif Humaid Al Falasi, CEO of ENOC Group.
A management graduate from Northwood University, USA, Al Fardan has over 16 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has built his career in product marketing, and was at the forefront of introducing new products and services like the new generation valves and regulators in cylinders.
As a wholly-owned ENOC subsidiary, Emirates Gas distributes Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) through five locations in Dubai. Since its inception in 1974, Emirates Gas has built a customer base that includes consumers across the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent, South & Central Asia and Africa. Emirates Gas is a founder member of World LPG Association. As an industry leader, Emirates Gas is considered as an authority and reference point in the UAE gas industry and also recognized as a benchmark organization in terms of Environment, Health, Safety and operating standards.