Environmental Management

Energy

The Energy resource is more relevant in the Petrochemical (Braskem) and Construction (Odebrecht Engineering and Construction) Businesses, due to the amounts consumed in the operations. It is also addressed prominently highlighted at Odebrecht Agroindustrial.

With the generation of biomass energy from sugarcane, Odebrecht Agroindustrial's operations are self-sufficient

98.6%

of the electricity consumed at Odebrecht Agroindustrial was generated from sugarcane bagasse

In 2016, 98.6% of the electricity consumption at Agroindustrial was supplied by energy generated from sugarcane bagasse.

The highest energy consumption in the engineering and construction sector is due to the burning of fuels, in particular the diesel used by the heavy equipment that constitutes most of the fleet of construction sites. The reduction in consumption reported in 2016 (63%) reflects essentially the lower number of works, their different types, and the different stages of execution in which they were.

At Braskem, an 18.5% increase was reported in energy consumption, due to the start-up of the Mexico Complex in Coatzacoalcos. Not counting this new set of companies, Braskem reached record energy performance in 2016, as a result of optimization initiatives.

 

ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY SOURCE (GJ)


Engeneering and Construction1 Braskem Agroindustrial1
2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016
Gasoline 685,202 180,791 2,856 13,749 0 0
Diesel 10,603,410 3,836,972 554,224 35,763 3,388,608 3,493,326
Other fuel gases2 0 0 106,150,906 119,959,614 0 0
Ethanol 11,814 2,176 0 0 0 0
Natural gas 0 0 27,649,956 35,253,394 0 0
LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) 483,317 32,748 0 0 0 0
Sugarcane bagasse 0 0 0 0 64,708,592 70,338,865
Other fuels 271,025 6,026 30,160,163 32,844,561 0 0
Electricity 1,225,395 851,818 14,421,372 20,180,960 55,706 48,893
Total energy consumption 13,280,164 4,910,532 175,810,180 208,288,041 14,520,159 15,332,882
Energy sold 0 0 3 7,558,586 7,801,583
Total net energy consumption 13,280,164 4,910,532 175,810,180 208,288,041 60,798,570 66,079,501

Note: Only Businesses in which water is a relevant topic and represents an economic and environmental impact are detailed.
1Data published in 2015 has been revised.
2CNG, propane and other combustible gases.
3Odebrecht Engineering and Construction’s control system does not separate between surface water and groundwater consumption

2.2 thousand GWh

was the surplus of renewable energy generated by Odebrecht Agroindustrial in 2016