African Refiners & Distributors Association

Health, Safety, Environment

The ARDA HSE Management System will be used to deploy a structured approach to identifying hazards, implementing required mitigants and ensuring compliance with all safety, security, health and environmental laws and regulations.  The ARDA HSE Management System encompasses the objectives, procedures, resources and Verification & Feedback Mechanism to determine that desired results are being achieved.  


The ARDA HSE Management System is intended to be used alongside each Member’s existing HSE practices to strengthen and deliver world-class procedures.

Evans Mauta


Process Manager at INDENI Petroleum Refinery Ltd (Zambia)


  • 25 years of experience in mining and oil industries, including Agip Petroli (Italy) and Total (France, UK & Kenya)
  • Served as Member of Technical Committee on Oil Standards in Zambia (1998-2003)
  • Various performance training courses in refining technologies, refining economics, energy savings and oil catalyst management


  • B. Eng (Hons) Chemical Engineering – University of Birmingham (UK) 
  • MBA – University of Hull (UK)


  • Member of the ARDA Executive Committee (as representative of Director-General of INDENI Refinery)
  • Deputy Leader of new Refining & Specifications WG 
  • Leader of Specifications WG since March 2019



Head of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Structure at SIR (Côte d’Ivoire)


  • Refinery Supervisor and Safety Engineer.
  • Chief Operator of HSK /SMB Complexes at SIR 
  • Coordinator, International Security Assessment System (SIES), 
  • SIR Secondee
    • HSE Manager at TOTAL Exploration & Production, Cote d’Ivoire
    • Coordinator, SIR Danger Studies at ERM-France 
  • Member, Ivorian Refining Society (SIR)


  • Master of Science & Technology – National Conservatory of Arts & Crafts
  • Master HSEQ – Institute of Industrial Hygiene-Environment of Picardy