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Responsible, certified and transparent

BW Offshore is committed to contributing to a sustainable environment.

We are certified to meet the ISM Code for Safety Management and Pollution Prevention, and meet the highest standards required for ISO 14001 Environmental Management certification.

As a whole, the industry is highly-regulated. BW Offshore’s Management System is independently certified by DNV GL to the ISO 14001:2015 environmental management standard.

To manage environmental impacts, we apply a “precautionary principle”, working with regulatory bodies and marine administrations to understand and implement best practices in every area of our operations.

By staying on top of new technologies and emerging regulations, we enable a sustainable future for the business and wider industry.

Read more about our Environmental Impact below.

Environmental Performance

Air Emissions

Energy Efficiency

Consumption, Wastes And Materials Management

Emissions to Sea

Effluent Management

Biodiversity Management

Ship Recycling

Our Security Policy Statement

BW Offshore shall maintain the security of all personnel and assets including personnel travelling on behalf of the company by implementing adequate proactive and reactive measures.

We achieve this by:
  • establishing and implementing security requirements, working methods and information availability,
  • developing, implementing and maintaining Ship Security Plans according to requirements set out in the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code for all units,
  • monitoring, through reliable sources, security threats and vulnerabilities for personnel and assets, and implementing mitigating measures respectively,
  • making every individual responsible for being vigilant, taking any reasonable precautions against security risks and reporting any abnormal activity or condition.

BW Offshore Catcher (UK) Ltd 2022 Environmental Statement


Under Recommendation 2003/5 of the Oslo Paris Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR), the Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning (OPRED) requires that all companies operating in the UKCS have systems and procedures in place to identify, monitor and control the environmental aspects associated with offshore activities.

This statement provides information on BW Offshore’s offshore operations and the environmental performance of these operations. For the purpose of this statement, this includes all production activities in the UKCS. BW Offshore do not conduct drilling operations in the UKCS. All drilling activities for the Catcher Field Area are conducted by Harbour Energy as they are the licence holder for the field.