Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Cnooc doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 23

Cnooc has a DitchCarbon Score of 23 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that Cnooc’s carbon intensity is relatively high, reflecting a greater environmental impact. The company may need to implement more effective measures to reduce its carbon footprint and improve its sustainability profile.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Cnooc operates within the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of high. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

CNOOC, located in China, operates in a region with a certain carbon intensity rating. The sustainability of the company’s operations is influenced by China’s overall carbon intensity, affecting its environmental impact.

...this company is doing 7.44% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Cnooc CN, situated in China, operates within the energy generation and distribution industry. Founded in 1982, the company has established itself as a key player in exploring, developing, and producing oil and gas. Cnooc CN offers a range of services including offshore oil and gas exploration, field development, and clean energy distribution.

Bad news, Cnooc has yet to commit to SBTi goals

Cnooc has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Cnooc could enhance its environmental performance by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment, potentially reducing its emissions by 15%.
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Our methodology

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