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Sonatrach

Sonatrach is a fully state-owned integrated oil and gas company headquartered in Algeria. In 2020, it had USD 23 billion in revenue and a reported 200,000 employees*. Sonatrach is the national oil company of Algeria. It is the largest company in Africa with 154 subsidiaries and is often called the first African oil major. Sonatrach lacks a robust climate change strategy and governance process.

Ranking position
#82/100
Total score
1.9/100
Performance score
0.8/20
Narrative Score
ABCDE
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-100)

Targets

0.0 /100 #38

Material Investment

5.8 /100 #56

Intangible Investment

0.0 /100 #20

Sold products

4.4 /100 #38

Management

5.6 /100 #79

Supplier Engagement

0.0 /100 #57

Client Engagement

0.0 /100 #53

Policy Engagement

10.0 /100 #69

Business Model

10.0 /100 #27

Leading practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and opportunities

Trend

Sonatrach receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. An increasing share of gas in the company’s sold product mix led to a marginally downward trend in its scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions intensity between 2014 and 2019. However, with no emissions reduction targets in place or clear plans to decarbonise its portfolio, the company will not be able to increase its emissions reductions at the rate required by its 1.5°C pathway. Further, Sonatrach’s early-stage renewable energy activities are undermined by its otherwise lacking low-carbon transition plan and the lack of a climate change strategy and governance.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

More about the company

Headquarters
Algiers, Algeria
Group revenue
USD 23 billion (estimated)
Ownership structure
State owned
Number of employees
200,000
Scope of activity
Fully integrated
Website
http://www.sonatrach.co.uk