Data Summary Table

Summary of Responsible Care and Sustainability Indicators

Environment
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Carbon Dioxide (CO₂) Emissions
CO₂ emissions manufacturing (scope 1)1 3,169,259 t 3,245,947 t 4,118,285 t 4,171,421 t 4,093,573 t
CO₂ emissions manufacturing (scope 2)2 67,709 t 131,370 t 177,372 t 204,597 t 206,596 t
CO₂ emissions intensity manufacturing (scope 1)
tonne of CO₂/tonne of methanol
0.653 0.625 0.587 0.580 0.568
CO₂ emissions marine transportation (scope 1) 397,923 t 428,914 t 567,579 t 619,834 t 625,314 t
CO₂ emissions intensity marine transportation
kg of CO₂/tonne of cargo shipped
61.7 77.6 72.6 71.1 74.7
NOₓ emissions (manufacturing)3 - - - 6834 t 6922 t
SOx emissions (manufacturing)4 - - - 49 t 47 t
VOC emissions (manufacturing)5 - - - 3,054 t 3,227 t
Energy
Total energy use (excluding electricity) 226,303,331 GJ 222,201,248 GJ 292,556,200 GJ 315,532,499 GJ 318,852,561 GJ
Total electricity use 229,460 MW.hr 277,437 MW.hr 411,800 MW.hr 452,546 MW.hr 463,873 MW.hr
Electricity self-generated – nonrenewable 44% 20% 20% 26% 30%
Electricity self-generated – renewable 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Electricity purchased – nonrenewable 46% 65% 65% 61% 61%
Electricity purchased – renewable 17% 15% 14% 13% 9%
Water
Total freshwater consumed 11,870,091 m³ 9,969,751 m³ 12,624,989 m³ 14,848,502 m³ 14,737,143 m³
Freshwater consumption intensity
m³/tonne of methanol
3.35 2.92 2.38 2.68 2.68
Effluent discharged (freshwater use) 3,422,577 m³ 3,105,424 m³ 4,176,699 m³ 4,061,522 m³ 3,768,304 m³
Waste
Total weight of hazardous waste – disposed 101,934 kg 140,920 kg 48,646 kg 179,307 kg 362,176 kg
Total weight of hazardous waste – recycled 8,438 kg 16,088 kg 59,595 kg 330,752 kg 10,201 kg
Total weight of nonhazardous waste – disposed 497,312 kg 1,670,064 kg 1,809,966 kg 1,735,240 kg 1,802,879 kg
Total weight of nonhazardous waste – recycled 361,948 kg 1,065,124 kg 1,464,681 kg 673,980 kg 709,712 kg
Waste recycled (% of total waste disposed) 38% 37% 45% 34% 25%
Significant Spills
Methanol spill (serious) 0 0 0 0 0
Methanol spill (major) 0 0 0 1 0
Other spill – petroleum products or treatment chemicals (serious) 0 0 0 0 0
Other spill – petroleum products or treatment chemicals (major) 0 0 0 0 0
Compliance
Fines (USD) 0 0 0 0 0
Production
Methanol (total tonnes) 5,807,628 t 5,800,325 t 7,822,306 t 8,343,996 t 8,401,087 t
Methanol (equity share, tonnes) 4,853,000 t 5,193,000 t 7,017,000 t 7,187,000 t 7,211,000 t
  1. Scope 1 CO₂ emissions are direct emissions on an equity basis.
  2. Scope 2 CO₂ emissions are indirect emissions, on an equity basis, from the generation of purchased energy.
  3. Nitrogen oxide (NOₓ) emissions
  4. Sulphur oxide (SOₓ) emissions
  5. Volatile organic carbon (VOC) emissions are methanol vapours.