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Performance Data

Reporting data is an important part of our commitment to continuous improvement.

We've provided data in four key areas:

  • financial and operating performance
  • employee relations
  • health and safety
  • environmental performance

Below is a summary of our key corporate responsibility indicators. A more detailed analysis for select data is available in Excel format by following the links provided in the table, or by downloading the master Excel data sheet.

Download detailed performance data worksheets  (Excel, 274 KB)

Performance Data Summary Table

 
Financial and Operating Performance
Indicator 2008 2007 2006 Metric GRI Link
Operating earnings ($ millions) 3,857 2,528 2,010 $ millions  
Operating return on capital employed (%) 22.6 18.4 15.0 %  
Total upstream production from continuing operations before royalties 418,000 418,400 345,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day  
Refined petroleum products sales 52,400 53,300 53,000 cubic metres per day  
Canadian federal and provincial taxes 467 951 936 $ millions EC1
Property and other taxes 75 72 66 $ millions EC1
Foreign taxes 2,162 846 1,247 $ millions EC1
Royalties — Canada 1,405 897 572 $ millions EC1
Royalties — United States 56 31 28 $ millions EC1
Royalties — North Sea  0  0  0 $ millions EC1
Royalties — North Africa/Near East (NANE) 668 123      
Royalties — North Latin America (NLA) 5 10      
Dividends 320 255 201 $ millions EC1
Share buybacks 0 16.0 19.8 million shares EC1
Total employee payroll 892.0 758.0 676.5 $ millions EC1 Our People
Corporate Donations (Cash and in kind contributions) 13.7 14.9 20.2 $ millions   Community Partnerships
Social Performance
Indicator 2008 2007 2006 Metric GRI Link
Number of employees (at year end) 6,088 5,603 5,156 # LA1 Our People
New hires by year 951 862 665 # LA2 Retention and Attraction
Voluntary turnover rate 4.0 4.3 5 % LA2 Retention and Attraction
Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements 20 20 22 % LA4 Engaging Employees
Percentage of employee workforce self-declared aboriginal 1.30 1.19 1.0 % LA13 Diversity and Respect
Percentage of employee workforce self-declared as belonging to a minority 11.0 10.46 9.6 % LA13 Diversity and Respect
Percentage of employee workforce self-declared as disabled 1.60 1.78 2.1 % LA13 Diversity and Respect
Health and Safety Performance
Indicator 2008 2007 2006 Metric GRI Link
Total recordable injury frequency (TRIF) 0.73 0.87 0.85 The total recordable frequency is calculated from the number of injuries, or disabling injuries for every 100 workers on site over a year LA7 Zero-Harm
Total disabling injury frequency (TDIF) 0.09 0.14 0.22 LA7 Zero-Harm
Total employee recordable injury frequency 0.29 0.35 0.45 LA7 Zero-Harm
Total contractor injury frequency 0.90 1.16 1.09 LA7 Zero-Harm
Fatalities 1 2 0 LA7 Zero-Harm
Environmental Performance
Indicator 2008 2007 2006 Metric GRI Link
Major incidents of non-compliance 0 0 0 # EN16 Environment
Environmental exceedances 43 21 24 #    
Spills greater than 1 m3 101 105 100 # EN23 Spills Performance
Total spills 868 864 705 # EN23 Spills Performance
Total volume of spills 1,225 3,349 4,343 cubic metres EN23 Spills Performance
Environmental costs - upstream 210 182 174 $ millions, operating expense and capital EN30
Environmental costs - Downstream 202 98 327 EN30
Emissions
Indicator 2008 2007 2006 Metric GRI Link
CO2 equivalent emissions 6,048 7,027 6,922 kilotonnes EN16 Performance Reporting
Production carbon intensity - upstream 0.152 0.152 0.186 tonnes CO2 equivalent emissions/boe in m3   Performance Reporting
Production carbon intensity - Downstream 0.219 0.234 0.264   Performance Reporting
Sulphur Dioxide 14.2 12.8 15.9 kilotonnes EN20 Air Emissions
Oxides of Nitrogen 17.3 17.2 16.0 kilotonnes EN20 Air Emissions
Total Particulate Matter 0.7 1.0 0.8 kilotonnes EN20 Air Emissions
Carbon Monoxide 9.5 8.8 8.5 kilotonnes EN20 Air Emissions
Volatile Organic Compounds 12.4 12.9 7.7 kilotonnes EN20 Air Emissions
 


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