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Protecting Ecuadorian Tropical Rainforests in Operation Sites

Located in tropical rainforests in northeastern Ecuador, CNPC Andes Petroleum used 3-D seismic exploration technology to avoid damage to rainforest vegetation. The company also drilled new wells in old well sites to minimize the operational land use in order to protect biodiversity. It adopted European or US environmental protection standards to minimize its waste discharges from power generation, oil refining and water treatment.

Thanks to its painstaking efforts to protect the local tropical rainforest, CNPC Andes Petroleum was granted the World Oil HSE/Sustainable Development Award and listed as a candidate for the London-based Energy Institute Awards: Environment.

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