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Environment

 

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Freshwater withdrawal (million m³)

Group

280 285 257 276 271

Upstream

7.6 6.8 5.7 6.4 5.7

Downstream

263 264 239 259 254

Other businesses and corporate

9.9 13.5 12.2 10 11
Freshwater consumption (million m³) 93 92 87 91 88

Percentage of withdrawal

33 32 34 33 33
Water consumption intensity – group intensity (tonnes water/tonnes production)
0.37 0.38 0.36 0.38 0.36
Discharges to water – Upstream

Mass of produced water per unit of production

0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7
Discharges to water – Refining and chemicals

Wastewater treatment measured as chemical oxygen demand (mg/l)

52 40 49 41 44
Air emissions – nitrogen oxides (thousand tonnes) 129 123 125 122 115
Air emissions – sulphur oxides (thousand tonnes) 39 36 36 35 32
Air emissions – non-methane hydrocarbons (thousand tonnes) 99 94 91 87 64
Environmental expenditure ($ million) 4,024 8,017 536 971 1,223
Environmental and safety fines ($ million) 1.0 0.6 15.0 3.6 1.9