Social Responsibilities

Governance Standards

CNOOC has always upheld and executed the highest standards of business ethics, and its transparency and standard of governance have been recognized by the public and its shareholders. This strict standard of corporate governance enables us to operate steadily and efficiently, and is in the long-term interests of our company and its shareholders.

Social Responsibilities

CNOOC is committed to creating jobs and bringing economic benefits to the countries and regions where its businesses are located, and to significantly improving the local community life. We always regard ourselves as an important part of the local communities, and we actively involve ourselves in the local life, improving people’s welfare and contributing to community development.

During any overseas operation, we fulfill our responsibility in the areas of human rights, labor rights, environmental protection and anti-corruption. As a responsible corporate citizen, we are committed to establishing a good social image during all developments.

  • From 2005 to 2007, CNOOC sponsored the Western Australia Symphony Orchestra.
  • In 2009, CNOOC made a donation of $20,000 to the fire disaster region in Western Australia.
  • In February 2011, CNOOC made a donation of $150,000 to the flood disaster region in Queensland.
  • In November 2011, CNOOC sponsored the activities of “The Year of Chinese Culture.”
  • In 2012, CNOOC sponsored the Confucius Institute “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition.
  • In 2012, CNOOC participated in the 40th anniversary of China-Australia diplomatic ties
  • In 2013, CNOOC actively cooperated with NOPSEMA (National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority) to protect marine lives during the 3D seismic survey in Plot WA-484-P.
  • In 2014, Platform “Nan Hai No. 6” raised money for children suffering from leukemia in Australia.
  • In 2015, we established three water treatment plants in the Curtis LNG Project to benefit the local community, by actively encouraging and supporting a more sustainable environment.

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