Falkland Oil and Gas Limited is committed to maintaining high standards of health, safety, environmental and social performance (HSES) across all its oil and gas exploration and development operations. To achieve this we will:
The Company's Directors, employees and contractors have a responsibility for maintaining high HSES standards and this Policy will be used to guide their activities.
Chief Executive Officer
As part of FOGL's preparations for its 2012 drilling programme, FOGL submitted an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the programme after consultation with stakeholders. This included publishing an EIS summary and holding a public meeting in Stanley in September 2011. The EIS has been approved. Full site surverys have been carried out on the potential well locations, including seabed environmental assessments.
Environment Impact Statement (908 Kb PDF)
As part of its environmental plan for the operations, FOGL will have a marine mammal and seabird observer on regular surveys to enhance knowledge of wildlife in the operational area and monitor for potential impacts from operations.
Oil spill response plans in relation to the 2012 drilling programme were approved by the Falkland Island Government and have been made available for public inspection.
The 2012 drilling programme, which entailed the drilling of two deep-water exploration wells, was conducted safely, without incident and with no environmental impact.