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We recognized early on that climate change would be an important issue for our company and our stakeholders. That’s why we introduced a seven-point action plan in 1997.
Guided by this plan, we have made substantial progress in reducing the overall carbon intensity of our operations (i.e. the amount of carbon emitted for each barrel or cubic metre (m3) of oil produced or refined).
While much has changed over the years, our climate change strategy remains a reliable guide for an era when there is increased focus on the need for collaboration, investment in emissions-reducing technologies and constructive public policy development.
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Seven-point action plan
Below is a summary of actions we continued to take in 2015 on our seven-point action plan to better manage our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and constructively address the climate change challenge.