Dolphin Energy lowers GHG emissions in 2021 sustainability reportAug 01, 2022 by Energy Connects
Dolphin Energy on Monday reported a 3% decrease in total Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) and a 32% decrease in sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions as part of its 13th sustainability report, covering the company’s operations and activities for 2021.
The report was developed using GRI Standards, Oil and Gas Sector Disclosures, and the IPIECA oil and gas industry guidance on voluntary sustainability reporting, the company said. In addition, the company’s performance was aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to contribute to a more sustainable future for all, it said.
Other notable environmental achievements for Dolphin Energy included a 25% decrease in flaring volumes and a 15% decrease in NOx emissions, the report said. Furthermore, the company recorded a 21% decrease in water consumption while 28% of all waste was recycled. In 2021, Dolphin Energy spent US $8.8 million on environmental expenditure while $2.2 million was spent on community investments, it said in a statement.
The company also surpassed 10 trillion cubic feet of gas produced and 485 million barrels of condensate production since first gas in 2007. In addition, the company’s offshore operations registered 14 years without a Lost Time Incident (LTI).
“Despite the challenge of COVID-19, we sustained our exceptional safety and operational performance, achieving our production target and maintaining an excellent relationship with our customers,” Dolphin Energy CEO Obaid Abdulla Al Dhaheri said in a statement.