WORKING FOR A CLEANER ENERGY

environment

We are aware that our activities have an impact on the environment, but we strive to make it as low as possible. Because we believe that the development of a large energy company and respect for the environment can go hand in hand.

 


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AIR QUALITY

We prevent and control our air emissions to minimize the damage that harmful substances can cause on the environment or health. We do not just meet legislation, but we also have a system for acting based on continuous control through vigilance and prevention through improvements to combustion, cleaner technology, lowering energy consumption and more.

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT

We manage our waste in an efficient way by applying the rules in this matter. In this way, we are able to reduce consumption and production and we have a lower impact on the environment.

      1. PREVENTION

        We use the best techniques to minimize the volume of wastes and reduce their danger.

      2. RE-USE

        We separate those materials that can be used again.

      3. RECYCLING

        We give part of our waste to authorized managers so they can be used to make other products.

      4. ENERGY VALUATION

        We give waste to authorized managers that can be used as alternative fuels.

      5. ELIMINATION

        When we can’t carry out one of the previous waste processes, we take them to specified sites according to their categorization.

         

WATER MANAGEMENT

We use the best techniques to guarantee that waste water from our installations meet the limits set for our business and respect the natural environment. Besides this, every time that we design a new product or we extend our installations we take into account a responsible use of water:

      1. Prevention
      2. Savings drive
      3. Re-use of processing waters
      4. Recovery of waste waters
      5. Use of alternatives such as sea water

PROTECTION OF SOILS

Prevention is one of our main actions to protect soils and underground waters. We design safe installations and inspection and maintenance programs so not to emit contaminating substances. We continuously measure and control the quality of soils. And in the case of detecting any danger, we have procedures in place to quickly stop the risks.

Environmental Declarations - Petrochemical plants
CLIMATE CHANGE

At Cepsa we make innovation and technology available to confront the biggest challenge of the future, climate change. We seek to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions and have a CO2 emissions control system to guarantee energy efficiency.

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BIODIVERSITY

Biodiversity is the basis of life on our planet, gives us clean air and water, foods and even the chance to enjoy places of leisure and culture at the reach of everyone. At Cepsa we are committed to preserving it by managing it in an efficient way and participating in research projects and the protection of habitats and ecosystems.

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PROTECTION OF MARINE ENVIRONMENT

There is also a risk of impacting on the natural environment when we transport substances at our maritime installations. To avoid this we have a strategy in place to prevent and detect contamination and follow best practices to contain accidental spills in time.

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