Corporate Social Responsability

For Fossil Universal Oil & Gas Company, an operating license brings responsibilities towards the
local population, so that they benefit directly from our presence.

Social
responsibility

Social outreach is an integral part of
Fossil Universal Oil & Gas Company's approach to conducting
business. We focus on sustainable
development. Wherever we operate,
every effort is made to improve quality
of life while preserving traditional
cultures and values.

Safety first

Every day, we watch over the health and
safety of our teams by following a simple
principle: safety first. This same principle
applies to nearby populations, whose
safety should never be threatened. 

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Health and safety

Because our people are our most precious asset, occupational safety and health are our first consideration at all times.

Our goals are:

  • No harm to people
  • A safe and healthy working environment for all personnel
  • No impact on the health and safety of our neighbours
  • No accidents

Fossil Universal Oil & Gas Company personnel are committed to achieving these goals.

  • Managers are responsible and accountable for Health and Safety.
  • All Fossil Universal Oil & Gas Company and contractor personnel must intervene in unsafe or non-compliant conditions and remain responsible for both their own health and safety and that of others.

To ensure compliance with our Health & Safety Policy we :

  • Have in place a Health and Safety Management System in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements and with E & P industry standards
  • Ensure that this Management System is understood and applied at all levels within the company
  • Ensure that all employees and contractor's personnel are competent to undertake their work safely
  • Emphasise Health and Safety concerns both on and off the work site
  • Assess the consequences of all our activities on health and safety and put in place appropriate control measures
  • Maintain the physical integrity of our facilities to prevent accidents
  • Set annual performance targets supported by action plans
  • Maintain current health and safety emergency plans
  • Undertake regular health and safety emergency drills and exercises to test our capability to respond quickly and effectively to any emergency
  • Report and investigate all health and safety incidents and take appropriate measures in order to prevent their recurrence
  • Perform regular audits of all our activities, using the results to drive performance improvements

Environment

As a global citizen, we are committed to the
development and application of best environmental
practices industry-wide.

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Environment

As a global citizen, we are committed to the development and application of best environmental practices industry-wide.

Our goals are:

  • To minimise our footprint
  • To promote good environmental management in our neighbourhood

Fossil Universal Oil & Gas Company personnel must be committed to achieving these goals.

  • Managers are responsible and accountable for environmental matters.
  • All Fossil Universal Oil & Gas Company and contractor personnel remain responsible for their impact on the environment. They must intervene when they encounter environmentally unsound and non-compliant situations.

To ensure compliance with our Environmental Policy we :  

  • Have in place an Environmental Management System in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements and with E & P industry standards.
  • Ensure that our Environmental Management System is understood and applied at all levels within the company.
  • Ensure that all employees and contractor's personnel are competent to undertake their work in an environmentally sound manner.
  • Emphasise environmental concern both on and off the work site.
  • Assess the consequences of all our activities on the environment and put in place appropriate control measures.
  • Maintain the physical integrity of our facilities to prevent accidental discharges of polluting substances.
  • Adopt the best available and economically viable technologies to minimize our impacts and improve our energy efficiency.
  • Set annual performance targets, with support plans.
  • Maintain current environmental emergency response plans.
  • Undertake regular emergency drills and exercises to test our capability to respond quickly and effectively to any environmental emergency.
  • Report and investigate all incidents, taking appropriate measures in order to prevent their recurrence.
  • Perform regular audits of all our activities, using the results to drive performance improvements.