ConocoPhillips focuses on its core job and values during COVID-19

ConocoPhillips is taking steps to support and sustain its global workforce, communities and health care professionals during the coronavirus pandemic. With thousands of its people working from home and thousands more practicing social distancing in the field, the company is focused on its core job: to safely find and deliver energy to the world.

“Throughout our global operations everything we’re doing comes from our core values: protect our people, stop the spread of the virus and safely run the business. Our workforce has stepped up. People are aligned activating plans and communicating. Our people are getting the job done while protecting themselves and others,” said ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance.

“Throughout our global operations everything we’re doing comes from our core values: protect our people, stop the spread of the virus and safely run the business.” 

— Ryan LancE, conocoPhillips Chairman and CEO

At production facilities around the world, operations continue under stringent cleaning and social distancing measures.

Office employees in all locations including its Houston headquarters are working from home.

As a result, ConocoPhillips continues to deliver the oil and natural gas that is essential to keep society running through the ongoing crisis.

Meanwhile, ConocoPhillips’ business units and corporate groups are donating much-needed relief aid, food and medical supplies to area hospitals and first responders to help in the fight against the coronavirus. While the situation continues to unfold, here’s a summary of the company’s community support activities as of April 10, 2020:

  • $300,000 USD donated to procure life-saving medical supplies and support front-line medical personnel in Wuhan, China.
  • More than 3,000 lbs. of food delivered to food banks and missions in Houston, Texas and Bartlesville, Oklahoma. 
  • 6,500 respirator masks donated to local area hospitals and first responders in Houston, Texas; Casper, Wyoming; and Riverton, Wyoming.
  • 6,000 pairs of medical exam gloves donated to medical centers and first responders in Odessa, Texas; Andrews, Texas; and Casper, Wyoming. 
  • 100 pairs of safety and reading glasses donated to first responders in Casper, Wyoming.
  • Dozens of lunches delivered to the staff at Stavanger University Hospital in Norway.
  • Gloves, visors and protective masks donated to the staff at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, U.K.
  • $25,000 donated to Camp Fire Alaska for emergency program services benefiting local children of active duty and deployed military personnel and $10,000 to the Children’s Lunchbox for meals to youth in low income neighborhoods.
  • 500 personal hand sanitizers for area first responders Karnes and DeWitt, Texas
  • ConocoPhillips Chinese American employees purchased a secure shipment from China and delivered 4,500 masks and 200 protective gowns to several Houston hospitals and first responders.
  • Employee volunteer Connie Carter donated her time to make 300 cloth masks for local businesses and first responders in Watford City, ND. Hear Connie in a podcast on Faces of ConocoPhillips
  • Donated personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves valued at $10,000 USD, to local hospitals and clinics in Jakarta and the local regency (MUBA) in Indonesia. 

In the days ahead, spiritnow will continue to publish news and information on ConocoPhillips’ response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Doctors and nurses at Houston hospitals say thanks to the company’s Chinese American employees for their donation of masks and gowns.
 Teesside Occupational Safety Lead Mark Robertson loads PPE destined for James Cook University Hospital.