Esso Sriracha refinery complies with applicable environmental laws and regulations and applies responsible standards where laws and regulations do not exist. Wherever reasonable, we strive to go beyond compliance to demonstrate leadership in environmental management.
In 2011, Esso Sriracha refinery constructed the biological oxidation (BIOX) wastewater treatment system at the refinery. With the investment of about $34 million, we work to ensure that the effluent water quality standards are met. The new BIOX system became fully operational in June 2014.
All wastes from either industrial waste from the operations or domestic wastes from offices are manage by Global ExxonMobil Standard. Each steps of the waste management has been focus for example; Know what wastes are generated, Know how each waste should be managed, Segregate wastes according to risk and disposal method, Send waste only to approved disposal sites, Track wastes from source to disposal and Minimize waste generated. Since 2012, about 90 percent of disposed wastes from the Refinery sent to beneficial reuse.