As a responsible global energy company committed to sustainable development, we recognize that fresh water is an essential natural resource for communities, businesses, and ecosystems. Global population growth will increase demand for fresh water and all users – domestic, agriculture, and industry – will need to effectively manage supplies to meet demands.
We produce and utilize water in our operations. And we are committed to the development of water management practices that conserve and protect fresh water resources and enhance the efficiency of water utilization at our facilities. We will assess, measure and monitor our fresh water usage, and based on these assessments we will manage our consumption and strive to reduce the potential impact to the environment from wastewater disposal.
Our initial focus for implementation can be broken down into 4 broad categories:
- Focusing on priority assets and developing evaluation and mitigation tools.
- Sharing best-practice water management systems at a local level.
- Developing and implementing technologies to reduce the environmental impact of our water footprint.
- Delivering on sustainable development public commitment.