Gulf Energy Development Plc hosted an open house at the Uthai Power Plant for executives and metrology specialists from the National Institute of Metrology of Thailand and the Asia-Pacific region. The visit allowed the metrology professionals to gain an overview of Gulf Groups businesses and the energy industry outlook in Thailand. The group was led on a tour to visit the main meter installation points, such as natural gas meters, by a team of experienced engineers who provided in-depth information and demonstrated the efficient performance of various meters.
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Sept. 8 -- Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited issued the following news release:
Gulf Energy Development Plc. (GULF) hosted an open house at the Uthai Power Plant in Uthai district, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya for executives and metrology specialists from the National Institute of Metrology of Thailand and the Asia-Pacific region. The visit allows a team of metrology professionals to gain an overview of Gulf Group’s businesses and an outlook of energy industry in Thailand from Mr. Smith Banomyong, Chief Asset Management & Investment Officer, GULF, where there was a productive discussion and knowledge exchanging. In addition, the group was led on a tour to visit to the main meter installation points, such as natural gas meters, by a team of experienced engineers who offered in-depth information and demonstrated the efficient performance of various meters.
The excursion to the power plant is an aspect of GULF’s ongoing commitment to provide opportunities for individuals from a range of organizations in both the public and private sectors, including educational institutions, to acquire first-hand knowledge about electricity generation and energy system operations from a site visit to GULF’s facilities in order to raise awareness of the current energy landscape in Thailand, as well as to foster trust, confidence, and increase community involvement.
Mr. Anusorn Tonmueanwai, Deputy Director, the National Institute of Metrology (Thailand), expressed “Thank you, Gulf Group, for facilitating this power plant tour for our team. I was impressed by the visit to the control room, where the power plant manager and his team provided detailed information, and also led us to observe the operation of different meters. Typically, metrologists work in a laboratory, so this is a rare opportunity to see the work up close. I am confident that the team of metrology professionals gained some knowledge that will contribute to the future development of national energy measurement standards.”
Dr. Ilya Budovsky, Chair of the APMP Energy Efficiency Focus Group, National Measurement Institute Australia, shared “It was great to see first-hand how GULF works to ensure energy supply is reliable and environmentally sustainable. Metrologists underpin this through fit-for-purpose and internationally recognized measurements.”
Dr. Tom Stewart, Senior Research Scientist, The Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand, stated “As a measurement scientist, it is fantastic to see the importance GULF puts into making good measurements and the value of calibrations to ensure accuracy. It is impressive to see the breadth of business interests, but especially the commitment to increasing renewable electricity generation. Making good measurements that enable energy efficiency will always be worth the investment as well. GULF is showing they are taking steps toward a better future for themselves, their customers, and also those they impact.”
Ms. Mirola Afroze, Bangladesh Reference Institute for Chemical Measurements (BRICM), shared “It is nice to visit the Uthai power plant here. The presentation by the management was excellent as it gives us a clear picture of Gulf Group’s business overview and key trends in the energy industry.”
Ms. Nibras Fitrah Yayienda, Researcher, National Standardization Agency of Indonesia, expressed “The presentation is easy to understand. I appreciate their knowledge of energy needs in their country.”
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