LyondellBasell prioritizes saving energy.
LyondellBasell is dedicated to Operational Excellence and cost reduction, and in addition to feedstocks, energy is a significant portion of our production cost. LyondellBasell is committed to actions aimed at reducing energy use. LyondellBasell is a partner in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR Program.
2016 Energy Consumption
Our energy use depends on the production rates of a large variety of products with widely differing energy demands. In 2016 the total energy use decreased by over 7% to 366 million GJ (332 trillion BTUs).
Figure 1 Global Energy Consumption
At LyondellBasell, our carbon dioxide emissions are closely tied to output and the corresponding amount of energy we consume, we achieved a reduction of over 7% in CO2 emissions in 2016.
Figure 2 Global CO2 Emissions