From beginning to end

The purpose of our work is to add value by bringing energy to communities, and our commitment is to do so while minimizing the impact on the environment.

Responsible environmental management is intrinsic to Tecpetrol’s exploration, production, transport and distribution activities, from start to finish: this is end-to-end continuous improvement.


Where there’s a challenge, there’s our energy

  • From the Patagonian steppes to the rainforests in Salta, passing through the Ecuadorian jungle, the Colombian Llanos and the arid Mexican desert... The challenges Tecpetrol faces every day are as diverse as the topography and landscapes where it works.

    The energy is there, maybe as much as 4,000 meters down. The test is not just to produce it, but to do so it with the future in mind. This is why we take care to plan each and every one of our steps: we perform detailed studies prior to undertaking any activities, and continuously monitor these to mitigate impacts. Finally, we undertake extensive work to restore and recover biodiversity in the areas operated. When we’ve finished, we review what we’ve done, because we always seek to improve on our performance.


Our environmental pillars

  • 01

    Design of special processes

    We believe that each task and each aspect of our operations must be specially planned, studying and analyzing all possible impacts to manage them appropriately in advance.


    Treatment of chemical products

    We have operational practices in place which instruct us how to handle and store chemicals.


    Using water responsibly

    We study different water sources, ensure we use water responsibly and treat it after use, and ensure it is disposed of correctly.


    Soil recovery and revegetation

    Soil restoration and revegetation programs are followed at each of our operations.

  • 05

    Responsible exploration

    We have adopted a range of specific measures to conduct seismic surveys and explore hydrocarbons responsibly.


    Waste treatment

    We separate and treat waste throughout our operations on a daily basis, according to good waste management principles: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover.

Sustainability report 2022

Managing sustainable development

As leaders in our industry, we acknowledge our duty to support the shift towards cleaner energy and to identify, assess, and address the environmental and social effects of our operations. Sustainable development is a core element of our long-term vision for success. In this report, we review our actions and their effects, and reaffirm our commitment to being transparent and accountable to our stakeholders.

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How we take care of the environment


  • +300,000

    species planted

  • 400

    hectares of surface land restored

  • +13,000

    animal species rescued in Mexico

  • 68%

    of water reused in our process

  • Stephen WhartonEnvironmental Sr. Manager

    Our goal is to accompany energy production by conserving the environment where we carry out our activities as well as possible.

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