Wetland protection in North Azadegan project gains recognition from the host country

Paying high attention to local wetland protection, CNPC’s North Azadegan project in Iran was the first foreign enterprise to win the award on environmental protection from the country. In order to reduce the impact on wetland by well site road and keep the fluidity of water resources, we reconstructed wetland water flow network to avoid dead lake by building high-standard culverts and road network in the form of “three horizontal and two vertical lines”. By the end of 2016, North Azadegan project built 149 culverts in the oilfield wetland, and effectively guaranteed the eco-balance of wetland.