In the first half of 2013 RAG decided to introduce an environmental management system for its drilling operations. The key environmental aspects of these operations, which are the responsibility of the new RAG Energy Drilling (RED) subsidiary, were adapted in line with the ISO 14001 standard in the course of a few months.
Auditors on the expert committee set up by certification agency DNV GL - Business Assurance confirmed RAG Energy Drilling GmbH’s compliance with the requirements.
The company received official ISO 14001:2004 certification for the planning and implementation of deep drilling projects on 4 March 2014. In January 2018 this certification was updated to the latest version ISO 14001:2015.
By introducing this internationally recognised environmental management system RED has underlined its continued commitment to safeguarding the environment.
Ecological considerations are an important part of day-to-day operations, and in future the company will continue its initiatives aimed at raising awareness and providing information on environmental matters.