Esso, in cooperation with Institute of Marine Science, presents awards to winning teams in the Beach Cleaning Robotic Camp 

Chon Buri - Esso (Thailand) Public Company Limited and ExxonMobil Affiliates in Thailand participated in the Beach Cleaning Robotic Camp in cooperation with the Institute of Marine Science, Burapha University. The Camp is aimed to encourage innovations of students in the eastern coast region to enhance their creativity and technological practices in environmental conservation including the initiative on garbage collecting robots.  This is also intended to increase awareness of young people and the public on the situation and problems of marine wastes.  

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Esso, in cooperation with Institute of Marine Science, presents awards to winning teams in the Beach Cleaning Robotic Camp 

On this occasion, Dr. Taweesak Bunluesin (3rd from left), Esso director accompanied by Tipsukol Duangthip (2nd from left), public affairs & administrative manager of Esso Sriracha Refinery and Yuttana Ua-Amporn (1st from left), community relations advisor, ExxonMobil Limited, participated in presiding the contest being held at the Twee Hormchong auditorium, Institute of Marine Science.  Participants included marine scientists and researchers from the Institute of Marine Science, lecturers of Engineering Faculty from Burapha University and seven participating schools. The winning prize of 8,000 baht including a certificate goes to Chonradsadornumrung School. The 1st runner-up with the prize of 5,000 Baht including a certificate goes to Banglamung School. 

“This robot camp will help enhance both technology and creativity skills via the design of robots for garbage collection.  In the meantime, all participants will realize and understand current marine waste situation. On this occasion, I would like to congratulate the winning team, the 1st runner-up and all participating schools in their efforts and innovations. I hope every team has learned and developed their scientific skills in STEM robotics through the invention of robot under the supervision of the engineering students and faculty members of Engineering Faculty , and scientists of Institute of Marine Science of Burapha university,” Dr. Taweesak said.

As affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation - a world leading Energy Company, Esso and ExxonMobil affiliates in Thailand have been providing quality fuels and lubes as well as chemical products to serve the growth of the country under the brands of Esso, Mobil and ExxonMobil.  The companies emphasize on doing business operations that go along with social responsibility, while engaging, creating and supporting development in the operating communities. This support to the Robotic Camp is part of their participation in supporting communities and environmental conservation.

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Kitiyavadee Nilavan Tel: 02-407-4382  Email: kitiyavadee.nilavan@exxonmobil.com

Pathaveeroje Pamoonkesi Tel. 02-407-4384  Email: pathaveeroje.pamoonkesi@exxonmobil.com