BP Amoco orders greenhouse gas emissions audit

BP Amoco plc sanctioned an independent audit of its greenhouse gas emissions as part of a bid to reduce emissions to 10% below 1990 levels by 2010.The company commissioned a team from London-based firms KPMG and Det Norske Veritas and from ICF Consultants Inc., Washington, D.C., to check its accounting and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.The audit team has begun reviewing BP Amoco`s greenhouse gas data for 1998 and aims by yearend to have the mechanisms in place for the industry`s first greenhouse gas emissions audit process, in line with international financial and environmental auditing standards.PrecedentA KPMG official told OGJ that BP Amoco intends this audit process ...

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