At the inception of the refinery, latest techniques for preventing pollution were used in order to ensure an effective protection of the site and its environs, especially the Mile 6 Beach and the seaport.
Waste matter is thoroughly treated before it is discharged into the sea.
Oil tankers do not discharge their deballast water into the sea. It is rather stored in 2 tanks with a volume of 25 000 m3 and subsequently treated.
Smoke is dispersed into the upper atmosphere by two chimneys measuring 92 metres and 54 metres.
Toxic gases are burnt by a 60-metre high gas flare.