Environment & Society

Our Commitment to HSE

We are committed to the principle of "putting people, the environment, safety and quality first" and the goal of "zero defects, zero injuries and zero pollution". We endeavor to build CNPC into a resource-saving and environmentally-friendly enterprise.

Case Studies

As a responsible energy company, CNPC acts in strict compliance with the Chinese government’s requirements on greenhouse gas emission reduction, and actively supports and participates in the international communities’ efforts to address climate change. Robust international cooperation is required to combat climate change. In 2015, CNPC joined the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI). As a member of the OGCI, CNPC played a leading role in emission reduction in the oil and gas industry by taking the initiative in carbon reduction and sequestration, and pledging to help all participants, governments, industrial sectors and individuals to...

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.

In June 2011, the first barrel of commercial crude oil was produced in Al-Ahdab Oilfield, which was the first oilfield put into operation with new capacity in post-war Iraq. Over the past five years, the project has brought about significant changes in the area...