Water and Waste
Lundin Energy minimises impacts on water and from waste
We operate exclusively offshore on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. While water scarcity is an issue for the industry, it is not material for our Norwegian offshore operations, where limited freshwater is withdrawn.
Lundin Energy’s main water management issue is operational discharges to sea. Produced water, slop and bilge water can have adverse effects on the aqueous environment unless properly cleaned. Our long term goal is to limit oily water discharges to <15 ppm and to reinject >95% of produced water.
Our water management actions include:
- Strict monitoring of discharges to sea
- An online oil-in-water analyser for produced water
- Prioritising the substitution of chemicals with the most adverse properties to less hazardous substitutes
Waste management and reduction
Our focus on waste management is set at the operational and office levels. From a company perspective, we monitor our waste disposal practices to meet and exceed best practice. Our long-term goal is to sort >95 percent and recover >80 percent of waste. In 2020, we achieved a non-hazardous waste sorting rate of 99% on Edvard Grieg. Examples of our recent actions include:
- Sensitising employees on waste reduction through campaigns for all operated offshore installations
- Reducing the use of non-renewable materials, single-use utensils and Styrofoam packaging
- Identifying logistical solutions to reduce total waste generation
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