FACTBOX-Big Oil's climate targets vary widely

LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Here is an overview of the various self-imposed greenhouse gas reduction targets set by the world's big oil and gas companies, which investors and analysts say are difficult to compare. Scope 1 refers to emissions from a company's direct operations such as a diesel generators on an offshore platform; Scope 2 are emissions from the power a company uses for its operations, such as gas-powered electricity purchased; Scope 3 includes emissions from products sold, such as gasoline sold at petrol stations or jet fuel sold to an airline. Intensity-based targets measure the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per unit of energy or barrel of oil and gas produced. That means that absolute emissions can rise with growing production, even if the headline intensity metric falls. GHG stands for greenhouse gases, such as methane or carbon dioxide. boe stands for barrels of oil equivalent. Targets Scope Scope Scope Link to Details 1 2 3 executi ve pay BP yes yes no yes Reduce Scope 1+2 emissions by 3.5 mln tonnes in the 10 years to 2025, incl. methane Methane intensity ....

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