ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

PJSC “Ukrtransnafta” realizes that the Company’s activities relating to the transportation of oil through the main oil pipelines is connected both with the determined and regulated impact on the environment and possible negative consequences for the environment in case of man-caused or natural cataclysms.PJSC “Ukrtransnafta” realizes that the Company’s activities relating to the transportation of oil through the main oil pipelines is connected both with the determined and regulated impact on the environment and possible negative consequences for the environment in case of man-caused or natural cataclysms.

The management and the entire personnel understand the importance of a thoughtful attitude towards the environment and undertake to work and to manage the production in accordance with the following priorities:

  • minimization of the negative influence on the environment;
  • compliance with the valid environmental protection regulatory acts and regulatory documents;• permanent improvement of the nature conservation activities;
  • safety of the personnel and the population residing in the zones influenced by the activities of PJSC “Ukrtransnafta”;
  • prevention of accidents and ensuring the readiness for the liquidation of accidents at the facilities of PJSC “Ukrtransnafta”.
OBLIGATIONS

The environmental policy is a constituent of the general strategic purpose of PJSC “Ukrtransnafta” consisting in an efficient reduction in the negative influence on the environment, a safe supply of oil to domestic consumers, and the transportation of oil through oil pipelines in the territory of Ukraine. In this connection, PJSC “Ukrtransnafta” undertakes:

To act in accordance with the national environmental laws and regulatory documents and to comply with the international nature conservation acts being valid in Ukraine and to develop and use own environmental regulatory documents in accordance with the valid regulatory acts and documents
To follow the principles of the Sustained Development Concept when planning economic activities, to aspire not only to receive additional profits but also to take into account the environmental effect and the design documentation in the course of the reconstruction of old and the construction of new facilities and to subject technologies and equipment to the ecological examination
To increase the environmental and energy safety of the main oil pipeline transport by optimizing technological modes, technical diagnosis, repairs, reconstruction, and modernization of the equipment; structures; and buildings as well as the improvement of nature conservation technologies
To control the values of the environmental indicators in the affected zone and to reduce the man-caused load on natural complexes
To include environment protection measures in the plan of activities of PJSC “Ukrtransnafta” and to ensure the appropriate financing thereof
To review the ecological policy systematically in accordance with the results of the work performed or in connection with changes in the activities of PJSC “Ukrtransnafta”
To improve the environmental protection management system permanently in accordance with the national and international documents
To improve the environmental production-related indicators by reducing harmful emissions and discharges, to reduce wastes and to improve the methods of handling them
To minimize the probability of a negative impact on the environment in case of accidents by maintaining the appropriate readiness for the liquidation of the consequences of possible accidents
To increase systematically the personnel’s qualification in the sphere of environmental protection
To insure the environmental risks in accordance with the valid documents
To use state-of-the-art nature conservation and resource-saving technologies