Corporate Policies


It is the Policy of Iranian Oil Company UK Ltd to comply with all applicable legislation and to conduct all of its activities in such a way as to:

  • avoid harm to all personnel involved in, or affected by, its operations
  • minimise adverse effects of its operations on the environment
  • prevent pollution
  • respect the interests of neighbours and local communities
  • Iranian Oil Company UK Ltd believes that prevention of accidents and ill-health, protection of the environment and prevention of pollution are essential to the efficient operation of its business. The Company is committed to high standards of health, safety and environmental protection and performance; these aspects command equal prominence with other business considerations in the decision making process.

    Iranian Oil Company UK Ltd believes that health, safety and environmental protection are responsibilities shared by everyone working for the Company and the full support of all staff, partners and contractors is vital to the successful implementation of this Policy. Iranian Oil Company UK Ltd will ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable, that all personnel are aware of their own, and the Company’s, health, safety and environmental responsibilities and that they are adequately informed, instructed and trained to meet these responsibilities.

    The Iranian Oil Company UK Ltd. will build value through developing sustainable long-term relationships between partners and the community. Health, safety and environmental performance will be monitored and regularly reported to the Board of Directors of the Company. IOC has established a Health Safety and Environmental Management System to ensure that:

  • there is an effective management organisation in place
  • there is effective co-operation with contractors and responsibilities are defined
  • legislation is understood and complied with
  • HSE issues are included as part of planning requirements
  • Adequate emergency and contingency plans are established
  • Iranian Oil Company UK Ltd will ensure that the necessary resources are provided to fully support this Policy and will ensure that it is subject to audit and review as part of the Management System goal of continuous improvement in performance.