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CSR Scorecard
Corporate social responsibility 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
EMPLOYMENT
Number of Employees1 112 103 85 80 70
Exposure Hours (Employees and Contractors) (1000's) 1,221,000 1,661,000 2,049,000 1,901,971 1,454,090
1 Year-end full time and part-time employees counts only are included in this metric (Calgary and field employees combined). Contractor and temporary employees are not included in the employee count.
SAFETY
Recordable Injury Frequency (Employees and Contractors) per 200,000 man hours 1.47 0.84 1.17 1.05 1.24
Fatalities (Employees and Contractors)2 0 0 0 0 1
2 Very sadly, in 2016 a contract worker lost his life while unloading an empty 400 bbl tank on a NuVista worksite. A full investigation was completed in cooperation with authorities to seek ways to prevent recurrence.
ENVIRONMENT
Water
Fresh Water Withdrawal (m3)3 48,201 234,126 267,780 339,104 344,756
Saline Water Withdrawal (m3) 118,703 0 0 0 0
3 Fresh water withdrawals are within licensed withdrawal limits. We constantly seek recycled, saline, or deep non-potable fresh water in preference to fresh potable water wherever possible.
Land - Well Abandonment and Reclamation4
Total active operated wells 1,020 486 379 304 190
Total inactive operated wells 661 679 633 507 460
Total abandoned wells (cumulative) 522 337 271 311 379
Annual well abandonments (cut and capped) 11 24 22 76 61
Total wells in active reclamation 280 290 235 273 370
Area of wellsites in active reclamation (ha) 556 571 458 547 714
Annual reclamation certificates received 24 25 14 3 35
Areas of wells for annaul reclamation certificates received (ha) 45.8 49.3 22.7 6.2 63.6
4As of year end
Spills
Number of reportable spills5 9 12 6 9 2
Total volume of reportable spills (m3)6 39.8 82.8 28.9 378.9 0.7
Average reportable spill volume (m3/spill) 4.4 6.9 4.8 42.1 0.4
Number of reportable spills/production (Mmboe) 1.1 1.9 0.9 1.1 0.2
Volume of reportable spills/production (m3/Mmboe) 4.8 13.1 4.3 46.2 0.1
Number of pipeline leaks per/1000 kms pipeline 0.3 1.0 1.1 0.7 0
Volume (m3)  pipeline leaks/1000 kms pipeline 2.1 19.6 3.5 359.4 0
5 Reported to regulatory agencies as per jurisdictional requirements
6 2016 Spill volume inlcude a single 366 m3 release from a one time event.
Air and GHG Emissions7
Direct GHG Emissions ( tonnes CO2e) 288,676 193,213 154,260 149,652 152,022
Direct GHG Emissions Intensity (tonnes CO2e/Boe)8 0.035 0.031 0.023 0.018 0.017
Indirect GHG Emissions (tonnes CO2e) 53,273 33,753 11,352 6,191 6,144
Total GHG Emissions Intensity (tonnes CO2e/Boe)9 0.041 0.036 0.025 0.019 0.018
NOx Emissions (tonnes) 1,318 717 268 381 177
NOx Emissions Intensity (tonnes NOx/Boe) 0.00016 0.00011 0.00004 0.00005 0.00002
SOx Emissions (tonnes) 177 91 85 34 196
SOx Emissions Intensity (tonnes SOx/Boe) 0.00002 0.00001 0.00001 0.000004 0.00002
Total Gas Flared (103m3) 5,082 7,893 9,286 3,805 4,644
Total Gas Flared Emission Intensity (103m3/Boe) 0.00062 0.00125 0.00138 0.00047 0.00052
Total Gas Vented (103m3) 1,816 97 68 20 7
Total Gas Vented Emission Intensity (103m3/Boe) 0.000220 0.000015 0.000010 0.000002 0.000001
7 Emission totals from NuVista operated facilities
8 Includes total direct emissions from combustion, flaring, formation CO2, venting, and fugitive leaks from equipment
9 Includes total direct and indirect emissions from combustion, flaring, formation CO2, venting, and fugitive leaks from equipment
2500, 525 8th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G1
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