Buru Energy is committed to developing the oil and gas resources of the Canning Superbasin in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, for the benefit of Traditional Owners, the local community and the State of Western Australia.
Buru Energy works with all stakeholders to ensure the oil and gas potential of the Canning Superbasin is realised in a sensitive manner that protects the environment and distributes material benefits to Traditional Owners and the local community.
Buru has adopted a continuous improvement approach to reduce the environmental impact of our activities. We also ensure all of our environmental monitoring results are shared with key stakeholders such as relevant Traditional Owner groups. Initiatives include:
- more compact drilling rigs resulting in smaller well pads, less drill cuttings and reduced water use.
- new generation seismic approaches adopted using raised blade clearing and wireless receivers. This leads to lower intensity clearing and less overall clearing, lower traffic volumes and reduced compaction and faster surveys with less community disturbance. The combination of these approaches leads to more effective and rapid rehabilitation.
- undertaking groundwater monitoring in partnership with Traditional Owner rangers and making all water quality results publicly available on our website.
- selection of a hydraulic fracture fluid which is classified as non toxic and is 30 times less toxic than swimming pool water with public disclosure of all chemicals use.
Buru Energy recognises that long-term, collaborative, transparent and trusting relationships with Traditional Owners and local communities where we operate are fundamental to our future. Buru Energy continually seeks to fully understand the social, environmental and economic consequences of its activities, to maximise benefits and minimise any negative impacts.