The company Plinovodi d.o.o. has been supplying natural gas to Slovenian customers for several decades. It has been securing to Slovenian industry and households a safe, reliable and cost-competitive fuel. Handling natural gas allows no mistakes and requires professional and responsible work of all employees. These facts observed, natural gas is an environmentally-friendly fossil fuel.
The company encourages expansion of natural gas usage and promotes extension of its pipeline network to enable connection of new customers. Such policy significantly contributes to reduce burdening of our natural environment.
Besides favourable and environmentally-friendly characteristics of natural gas, it is also necessary to mention other possible environmental impacts of this fuel due to the following reasons:
- spatial interventions, construction and maintenance of the pipeline network and related facilities,
- occasional minimal production of natural gas emissions during emergency events on the pipeline network and emissions of flue gas during operation of boiler houses,
- production of noise during network operation and
- causes resulted from emergency situations.
Special attention of the company is focused on monitoring the situation and on responsible striving for constant reducing of identified impacts on the environment. The greatest emphasis is given to preventive measures, having the most important effect in the long term.
Attentive monitoring of events and situation in the pipeline network brings results of significant importance also for the whole community, by reducing eventual occurrence of undesired incidents to a minimum. Permanent intervention service of specialized team staff is provided to act promptly and efficiently in the event of failure and damages of the pipeline network.
The company is committed to permanent and timely observation and implementation of legislative and other requirements and guidelines in all spheres related to our environmental management.
The company shows great concern for training and education of its employees as well as external contractors, including environmental dimension of its activity. The company promotes dissemination of knowledge on effective and safe use of natural gas to present and future customers.
The company gives attention and observation to the interest shown by the public and natural gas customers. Opinions, suggestions and questions are welcome indicators of rendered services, resulting in responsible commitment of the company for providing information and consultancy services.
All this contributes to understand better our common concerns to diminish negative effects on the environment, improve environmental conditions and preserve the environment for future generations.