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Performance Data

Tourmaline has placed sustainability and responsible development at the core of our strategy since we began operations. Our vision of sustainability encompasses not only respect for the environment, but also building positive and constructive relationships with the communities in which we operate, and providing a safe work environment for our employees and service providers.

Production

Sales gas (MMcfd)

2019

2020

1,413,160

1,476,613

Liquids (bbl/d)

2019

2020

55,338

64,496

boe/d

2019

2020

290,865

310,598

Energy Efficiency

Direct energy consumption (GJ)

2019

2020

23,611,159

26,173,986

Emissions Restated

1

GHG emissions intensity (direct) (1000 tonnes CO2 e/boe)

2019

2020

0.0189

0.0182

GHG emissions intensity (direct + indirect) (tonnes CO2 e/boe)

2019

2020

0.0196

0.0189

GHG emissions intensity (direct + indirect) (1000 tonnes CO2 e/m3 OE)

2019

2020

0.1235

0.1189

Direct GHG emissions (tonnes CO2 e)

Stationary fuel combustion emissions (tonnes CO2 e)

2019

2020

1,509,666

1,600,322

Flaring emissions (tonnes CO2 e)

2019

2020

66,732

57,318

Venting emissions (tonnes CO2 e)

2019

2020

401,921

345,415

Fugitive emissions (tonnes CO2 e)

2019

2020

24,495

64,148

Total Direct GHG emissions (tonnes CO2 e)

2019

2020

2,002,814

2,067,202

Indirect GHG emissions (tonnes CO2 e)

2019

2020

81,849

82,317

Nitrogen oxides (NOx ) (tonnes)

2019

2020

6,191

15,872

Sulphur dioxide (SO2 ) (tonnes)

2019

2020

982

909

Methane emissions (tonnes CO2 e)

2019

2020

585,069

405,337

Spill Prevention

Reportable spills (number)

2019

2020

10

13

Total volume of reportable spills (m3)

2019

2020

78.25

49.90

Number of fines and penalties

2019

2020

0

0

Average reportable spill (m)

2019

2020

7.8

7.1

Water Management

2

Total water used for fracturing (m3)

2019

2020

1,402,698

1,484,218

Total recycled water used (m3)

2019

2020

859,369

976,624

Total fresh water used (m3)

2019

2020

543,329

507,594

Total number of wells

2019

2020

203

215

Water per well (m3)

2019

2020

6,910

6,903

Fresh water per well (m3)

2019

2020

2,676

2,361

Percentage frac flowback water recycled (%)

2019

2020

95%

95%

Produced water (m3)

2019

2020

3,214,969

3,305,582

Reclamation

Producing wells (gross)

2019

2020

2,541

3,694

Inactive wells (gross)

2019

2020

642

936

Abandoned (gross)

2019

2020

2

27

Reclaimed (certificate received)

2019

2020

1

1

Diesel Displaced

Total diesel displaced (litres)

2019

2020

11,145,270

12,837,924

Safety

Recordable injuries (number): Employees

2019

2020

0

0

Recordable injuries (number): Contractors

2019

2020

41

31

Recordable injury frequency (injuries/200,000 work hours): Employees

2019

2020

0

0

Recordable injury frequency (injuries/200,000 work hours): Contractors

2019

2020

0.94

0.83

Lost time injuries (number): Employees

2019

2020

0

0

Lost time injuries (number): Contractors

2019

2020

6

6

Lost time injury frequency (injuries/200,000 work hours): Employees

2019

2020

0

0

Lost time injury frequency (injuries/200,000 work hours): Contractors

2019

2020

0.14

0.16

Fatalities: Employees and Contractors

2019

2020

0

0

People

Total employees

2019

2020

243

296

Total staff (employees and contractors)

2019

2020

484

604

Production per employee (boed/person)

2019

2020

1,197

1,049

Production per staff (employee and contractors) (boed/person)

2019

2020

601

514

Voluntary turnover (number)

2019

2020

6

3

Gender diversity of employees (% women)

2019

2020

37%

36%

Voluntary turnover (%)

2019

2020

2%

1%

Education and training

2019

2020

$475,261

$211,811

Education and training per employee

2019

2020

$1,956

$716

Donations

Total donations

2019

2020

$1,086,517

$1,086,145

Value Distributed ($Millions)

Suppliers

4

2019

2020

$1,742

$1,694

Providers of capital

5

2019

2020

$187

$203

Governments

6

2019

2020

$125

$125

Employees

7

2019

2020

$70

$79

Landowners

8

2019

2020

$30

$79

Communities

9

2019

2020

$3

$2

  1. Emissions are calculated using locally regulated methodology or locally recognized industry standards. Refer to the full 2020 Sustainability Report regarding the restatement disclosure.
  2. Water management data was not recorded for NEBC and Spirit River prior to 2015. 2018 water volumes restated based on internal data verification that was performed in 2021.
  3. Frac flowback data excludes oil operations.
  4. Economic value distributed to suppliers comprises all operating, transportation and general and administrative expenses as well as capital expenditures that are paid to suppliers other than employees, landowners, governments and for purposes of charitable donations. All figures are presented on an accrual basis.
  5. Economic value distributed to providers of capital includes interest expense paid in cash and cash dividends paid.
  6. Economic value distributed to governments includes Crown royalty obligations, corporate income taxes, property and business taxes, carbon taxes, provincial sales taxes as well as consideration paid to governments for surface rights of Crown-owned land and government licenses, fees and permits. Excludes contributions to government pension plans and government employment insurance premiums made on behalf of employees. All figures are presented on an accrual basis. Due to the use of different reporting frameworks, figures presented will not necessarily conform to those presented under the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA).
  7. Economic value distributed to employees comprises salaries, bonus and employee benefits. Employee salaries and benefits includes stock option benefits and amounts paid to governments on behalf of employees.
  8. Economic value distributed to landowners comprises land access payments and royalty obligations to individuals and corporations associated with non-Crown owned lands.
  9. Economic value distributed to communities comprises contributions to Indigenous communities, charitable and not-for-profit organizations.