The Jubail refinery in Saudi Arabia (Satorp).

Local environment

Preserving our local environment

The environment is an integral part of our development model. Preserving it is both a prerequisite for the success of our businesses and a source of competitiveness. For this reason, we work to instill a culture that calls for the utmost diligence and professionalism to achieve the highest possible environmental standards. To do so, we strive to continuously improve the environmental performance of our installations and our products.

Our environmental engineering strategy

Improving our environmental performance is a constant concern. To ensure that we succeed, we implement a dedicated environmental engineering strategy based on research, prevention and stakeholder dialogue.
Coker unit (right) at the Port Arthur, Texas refinery in the United States

Air: Preserving residents' health and local ecosystems

The preservation of air quality is one of our top priorities everywhere we operate. To meet the challenge of preserving residents' health and maintaining balanced local ecosystems, we have set ambitious targets to reduce atmospheric emissions from both our operated facilities and our products.
Panoramic view of the Grandpuits refinery

Water: Preserving a vital resource

Water is a vital resource for life. We also use it as a feedstock as part of our operations. For this reason, we strive to reduce our water consumption and preserve water quality throughout our production chain.

Biodiversity: Providing a tailored response to each natural environment

We take care to preserve biodiversity everywhere we operate. Using a range of strategies adapted to every situation, we ensure ecosystems stay healthy over the long term and continue to offer the same benefits to the local community and our facilities.
Woman throwing waste in a recycling bin at a service station in France

Waste: Stepping up our approach to the circular economy

Our priority is to recycle all unavoidable waste while reducing the amount of waste we produce. This helps minimize our environmental footprint and save resources for future generations.

Anti-pollution measures: Preparedness and response

We have invested in prevention strategies to respond to pollution. By anticipating pollution risks, we can more effectively prepare for them and respond immediately in the event of an emergency.

Stepping up to our commitments

Take a look at our commitments and improvement indicators in areas as varied as safety and health, climate, the environment and shared development.