We conduct all our operations with integrity and honesty and comply with all applicable UN, US, EU and host country laws and regulations governing trade [import and export] and sanctions.
We are committed to establishing mutually beneficial relations with our business counterparties - customers, contractors, suppliers, agents, professional advisers, JV partners and any other business partners - based on transparency, accountability and compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. To this end, we take reasonable and appropriate actions to identify and assess their integrity.
We are committed to complying with applicable anti-money laundering, corruption and terrorist financing laws and regulations. By adhering to risk-based due diligence processes, we seek to conduct business only with counterparties involved in legitimate business activities, with funds derived from legitimate sources.
We do not give or receive, whether directly or indirectly, bribes or other improper advantages for business or financial gain, whether in the private or public sector. We comply with all laws and regulations that prohibit bribery and corruption, and we do everything we can to make sure our suppliers, contractors and JV partners do the same.
We respect the rights and interests of our employees and are committed to their safe and healthy working conditions. Therefore, we strive to provide a working environment for our employees and contract personnel that meets internationally recognised standards of health, safety and welfare, and to ensure that similar risks to others whom may be affected by our undertakings are as low as is reasonably practicable.
We further recognise that our oil and gas industry undertakings present particular accident hazards that necessitate appropriate and effective risk management.
As a trusted corporate citizen, we are determined to fulfil our responsibilities to the communities which we work alongside and to the greater good of our fellow citizens.
We foster relationships with the communities surrounding our operations through sustainable programs such as education, infrastructure, and health and social services.
We are committed to conducting our undertakings in an environmentally responsible manner. As an oil & gas exploration and production company, we appreciate that our activities can interact with the natural environment in many ways and recognise that our long-term success depends upon achieving high standards of environmental performance.
We are committed to avoiding damage to the environment and related impacts on communities. By working closely with others in our industry, we enhance our understanding of best practice and make continuous improvements in the management of environmental issues.
We communicate our code of business conduct to all our employees, suppliers and business partners and induct our managers at all levels to monitor it.