Press Releases

Galp maintains top distinction in the MSCI ESG Ratings sustainability index - <p>For the 4th consecutive year, Galp was rated by MSCI ESG Ratings a triple-A (AAA) global leadership position in the integrated Oil &amp; Gas sector, maintaining its position amongst the top 3 companies with the best environmental, social and governance (ESG) performances. This is the highest score from Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) ratings.</p> <p>Galp reinforces its position as a leader in the capacity of managing sector specific ESG risks, with special emphasis on the Biodiversity &amp; Land Use, Carbon Emissions and Community Relations criteria.</p> <p>As an efficient and competitive integrated energy operator that develops profitable and sustainable businesses in an ethical and responsible manner, Galp is strongly committed to the best ESG practices and to create sustainable value for all its stakeholders.</p> <p>MSCI ESG Rating is designed to measure a company&rsquo;s resilience to long-term industry material ESG risks. MSCI ESG Ratings range from leader (AAA, AA), average (A, BBB, BB) to laggard (B, CCC).</p>
Second-quarter and first-half 2021 results - Galp today presented its 2Q21 and 1H21 results.
Galp is the first Portuguese company to join the World Economic Forum's ESG metrics - <ul> <li>Galp joins the World Economic Forum business community aligned with the creation of sustainable value through a set of ESG metrics</li> <li>World Economic Forum&#39;s ESG metrics promote the &ldquo;stakeholder capitalism&rdquo; through con-cise, consistent and comparable information, in order to create value shared by all stake-holders and put the economy at the service of communities</li> </ul>
Final investment decision for Bacalhau phase 1 in Brazil - Equinor (operator) and ExxonMobil, Petrogal Brasil and Pré-sal Petróleo SA (PPSA) have decided to develop phase one of the Bacalhau field in the Brazilian pre-salt Santos area. The investment is approximately 8 billion USD.
Galp starts building its first large-scale solar PV project in Portugal - 144 MW project in Alcoutim awarded to a consortium formed by Jayme da Costa and Visabeira is expected to start operating in the first quarter of next year. Galp, currently the 3rd largest Iberian producer of electricity from solar energy, currently has more than 900 megawatts in operation. Project comprises four photovoltaic plants in that Southern-Portugal municipality. Estimated annual production of 250,000 MWh of electricity will supply more than 80,000 homes and avoid the emission of 75,000 tons of CO2.
Galp’s 2020 earnings show pandemic’s impact and progress in transformational projects - Galp's 2020 results reflect the unprecedented challenges created by the Covid-19 global pandemic and the measures taken to address it. The figures also show that, despite the adverse context, Galp continued to promote the projects that are transforming it into a more sustainable company, namely the acquisition of solar energy projects in Spain – which turned Galp into the largest Iberian producer of photovoltaic energy – and the adaptation of our refining system to the transformation of the global energy industry.
CEO Carlos Gomes da Silva to step down and be succeeded by Andy Brown - Galp informs that Carlos Gomes da Silva has decided to step down as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors (Board) and Chairman of the Executive Committee (CEO) of Galp.
Galp to concentrate refining operations in Sines -
Leading energy companies announce transition principles - <ul> <li> Eight leading energy companies have jointly developed and agreed Principles as a collaborative platform for energy transition. </li> <li> Joint collaborative approach welcomed by investors leading engagement with companies across sector through Climate Action 100+. </li> <li> Principles support collective industry acceleration to contribute to the Paris Agreement objectives by delivering progress on reducing GHG emissions, the role of carbon sinks, and the importance of transparency and alignment on climate change with trade associations. </li> <li> Companies are building further on this collaboration to drive more consistency and transparency in Greenhouse Gas reporting, and in measurement of the emissions which may occur at different points in the value chain. </li> </ul>
Galp raised to “leadership level” on CDP’s annual review of corporate climate-change practices - The Climate Disclosure Project (CDP) ranked Galp as one of the Oil and Gas-processing companies that most-effectively enacted current climate-related best-practices. Galp achieved Leadership level and an “A-” rating, higher than both the European average of “C” and the Oil & Gas processing sector’s “B” average.