2021 Report
2021 ESG Metrics

SECURE was founded on reducing environmental impact.

Our future success relies on incorporating ESG goals and commitments into our company’s growth strategy, future endeavors and day-to-day operations.

To SECURE, the integration of key ESG principles into our operations reduces risk and enhances long-term business resilience. It is also an opportunity to improve processes, engage employees and spark innovation to drive new tools and technologies to support the achievement of our ESG specific goals. Most importantly, ESG aligns with our corporate value of doing the right thing. Our unique culture is driven by entrepreneurial spirit, motivation and hard work that enables us to carefully consider our stakeholders’ needs and deliver innovative solutions.

SECURE is proud to share its 2021 Sustainability Report, the first of its kind as a combined organization. 

We invite you to explore how SECURE is operating sustainably and mitigating the impacts of climate change by reducing our own emissions and providing services that support our customers in transitioning to a lower carbon economy.

2021 Sustainability Highlights - Within our Business

61 Midstream Processing Facilities

34 Pipeline Connected Facilities


Barrels of crude oil recovered from customer waste


Tonnes of CO2e generation avoided since 2018, from recovering crude oil from waste

9 Produced water pipelines
25 Direct to market oil pipelines

trucks-displacedTrucks displaced as a result of pipelines, reducing CO2 emissions by 9,474 tonnes

27 Industrial Landfills

16 Water Disposal Facilities


Tonnes of contaminated soil safely contained for customers


Barrels of processed water safely disposed of through deep well injection

5 Metal Recycling Facilities

7 Bioremediation Facilities

metric-tonnes-metal-recycledMetric tonnes of metal recycled


Tonnes of CO2 e generation avoided through recycling


Tonnes of contaminated soil bioremediated

Reclamation Projects Completed Across Western Canada Including:

trees-plantedTrees planted for customers


Hectares of land reclaimed for customers


Tonnes of contaminated soil treated for customers


2021 Sustainability Highlights - From our Business

Economic Impact



Employees living in rural locations


Spent with 89 Indigenous businesses


Total employees


Internal transfers

or promotions

Diversity and Inclusion


Gender diversity target achieved on the Board of Directors


Gender diversity in senior leadership positions


Gender diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) positions




Total Recordable Injury

Rate, a 7% improvement

vs. 2020


Motor Vehicle Incident
Rate, a 9% improvement
vs. 2020


Wells abandoned


Less leachate generated at our 27 landfills vs. 2020


Climate Action

Board of Directors1


climate-absolute-reductionDecrease in absolute GHG emissions vs. 2020


Decrease in Scope 1 emissions vs. 2020


1SECURE's Board of Directors composition for July 2 - December 31, 2021


Decrease in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emission intensity vs. 2020


Read the Report

Our 2021 Sustainability Report is the first as a combined organization

Climate Strategy

We've created a roadmap on how we're planning on achieving our GHG emission targets

About Us

Founded in 2007, SECURE was established as a customer-focused organization.

Message from SECURE's CEO

At SECURE, we recognize that our long-term success goes beyond the financial metrics of our business and we focus on connecting our strong employee culture with our corporate strategies to drive improved ESG performance.

Sustainability Strategy

In 2021, to formalize our commitment to ESG, short and long-term goals were created to achieve meaningful change on the path to a low emission future. Learn more about our roadmap to achieving net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 and see our Climate Action Plan for more details.


A major potential consequence of climate change is the impact on the world’s water supply. From sourcing to transportation, use and re-use to final disposal, SECURE is exploring  technologies and implementing best practices to reduce the total volume of freshwater we use.

“SECURE Energy’s commitment to sustainability related to Goodfish Lake has had, and will continue to have, a lasting impact on our community. It is industry leaders like SECURE that  demonstrate what doing business in a sustainable way can accomplish. We appreciate their ongoing commitment and support of our company and community.”
-Tom Jackson, CEO Goodfish Lake Business Corporation

About our 2021 Sustainability Report

The 2021 Sustainability Report, published on May 2, 2022, was prepared by SECURE employees and is our third comprehensive report. The report focuses on data and operating highlights in 2021 and explores key sustainability challenges and opportunities that are most material to our stakeholders and business and the many ways in which we are responding.


This report has been prepared in accordance with material topics as defined through our materiality assessment that was completed in 2020 and stakeholder priorities. The report is aligned with the following internationally recognized reporting methodologies:

  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards
  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)

The breadth and diversity of SECURE’s service lines require reporting elements from various SASB Sustainable Industry Classification System Categories, including Oil and Gas - Exploration and Production, Oil and Gas - Midstream, Oil and Gas - Services and Waste Management. The methodologies used to collect and quantify information herein align with our peers, industry best practices and applicable regulatory and environmental standards.


This report includes activities and project examples from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2021. Unless otherwise noted, SECURE and Tervita have combined data for 2020 and 2021 where available.


We strive to collect accurate and verifiable data in a consistent and rigorous manner. SECURE uses a variety of data collection and management processes in the context of sustainability management and reporting. The report was reviewed by SECURE’s Board of Director’s Environment, Social and Governance Committee and in accordance with our Disclosure Policy available on the Corporation’s website. We have not received any third-party assurance with respect to the information included in this report.

If there are any questions on SECURE’s 2021 Sustainability Report, please contact esg@secure-energy.com.


The terms “we”, “our”, “us”, “company”, “organization”, “SECURE” and “SECURE Energy” refer to SECURE Energy Services Inc.


All figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. Environmental and performance data is in metric units unless otherwise noted.


This report contains forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and expectations and subject to certain risks, which could cause actual performance and results to differ materially. This report refers to certain financial measures that are not defined by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”). For more information, please refer to the “Forward-Looking Statements and Other Advisories” section of this report.