Dana Energy has an unwavering commitment to maintaining the state of the environment where we operate by striving to leave a net positive impact. In order to actively adhere to this, the waste management of our drilling operations is regarded as one of the major environmental criteria that we systematically manage. We are also planning to become a provider of drilling waste management services and solutions in 2023, to assist other businesses in meeting the set environmental goals in line with sustainability principles, without affecting drilling efficiency.
Dana Energy’s approach towards waste management in drilling operations is maintained on the basis of implementing methods and strategies to minimize liquid and solid wastes whilst maximizing the recycling, recovering, and reusing of the said wastes, in compliance with regulatory Iranian Petroleum Standards (IPS). Regarding the circular economy and its principles, all classified wastes undergo necessary recycling and recovering processes to enable further minimization of waste and maximization of recycled materials for operational purposes. This is effectively enhanced by executing management systems and procedures to inhibit a holistic outlook on produced wastes.
The wastes that are not further treatable, recoverable, recyclable or reusable to be circulated will be safely disposed of. In order to harmlessly do so, wastes need to be fixed and stabilized to be temporarily buried in allocated isolated disposal sites. These sites are identified in a manner to avoid negative environmental impacts whilst eliminating associated human health risks. This is also to establish safeguards against risks related to terrestrial, aquatic and aerial environments and the negative impacts on flora and fauna.