Moscow, June 14 - Neftegaz.RU. Gazprom became the1st Russian energy company to perform an independent audit review (assurance) of corporate information on greenhouse gas emissions.
The audit was carried out by KPMG, an audit and advisory company, in compliance with international standards.
The positive results of the independent audit review prove the efficiency of the corporate system for greenhouse gas monitoring, accounting and management.
According to calculations, greenhouse gas emissions by Gazprom’s core businesses – the production, transportation, underground storage and processing facilities – are on the decline. In 2017, such emissions totaled 112.15 million tons in CO2 equivalent, a drop of 12.9 % from 2013 at roughly the same production levels.
Gazprom leads the climate ranking of Russian energy companies compiled by CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project, an international initiative for the disclosure of information on greenhouse gas emissions).