Employee checks a pressure gauge at Groundbirch, Canada (photo)

Managing operations

The nature of the energy industry means that we often operate in challenging environments. We work to reduce our environmental impact and manage our operations safely and responsibly, wherever they may be.

This section describes those operations identified by stakeholders as of high interest in 2015. It explains how we are striving to improve our performance in areas such as safety and reduce our impact on the environment and communities.

Photo: We monitor our tight-gas operations in line with our onshore operating principles. An employee checks a pressure gauge at Groundbirch, Canada.

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1.2 million

Tonnes decrease of GHG emissions from flaring compared with 2014

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Approximate reduction of number of operational spills in Nigeria compared with 2014

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Water recycling rate in oil sands

Chart generators

Build your own individual charts based on the ten-year overview tables for environmental data and social and safety data. Selectable key figures and time periods as well as the option to index the starting point make the data easily comparable.

View our interactive chart tool on environmental data View our interactive chart tool on social and safety data