Operations where indigenous communities are present or affected by activities and where specific engagement strategies are in place

Repsol currently conducts 17 operations in 7 countries (Bolivia, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Papua New Guinea, Peru and Russia), which are carried out in or adjacent to indigenous community territories.

All these operations feature one of the following: public consultations and plans for consultations; specific surveys; assessments of social impact and action plans; relocation plans, community development plans; claim and complaint procedures; and other community information center documents.


Country Operation Participation estrategy
Bolivia Margarita: Caipipendi + Huacaya
Caimbeiti (Monteagudo and MamorM are Creole areas)
Preliminary consultation process to obtain environmental permits. Impact assessment and monitoring. Action plan and continuous contact with communities through participative dialog. Monthly meetings with the community leaders and the community. Grievance mechanism at operational level. Social investment alongside the authorities in Huacaya and Entre Rios
Canada Greater Edson, North Duvernay & South Duvernay, Chauvin There is continuous participative dialog with indigenous groups (First Nations and Metis). Dialog was set up with the Metis in 2016, in 4 communities. This includes local development plans, social investment etc. There are also specific consultation processes pursuant to regulatory requirements (Alberta First Nations)
Colombia Operated with activities in 2016 Put-30 and CPE-8 Prior consultation process, in accordance with the permanent participative interactive model.
Impact assessment on human rights with communities in the area of direct influence.
Establishment of a communication and claims mechanism in accordance with the requests - complaints - grievances - suggestions model.
Relationship strategies involving the communities directly, taking account of their cultural specifics: communities from desert, from foothills, from highlands and from jungles. Their traditional representational organizations, leaders and authorities have been identified to pave the way towards permanent smooth relations.
Ecuador Facility in Blocks 16 and 17 Projects governed by Environmental Regulations for Hydrocarbon Operations in Ecuador and by the Environmental Management Plan, with plans for community development, emergency plans, prevention plans, re-vegetation and reforestation plans, waste management plans and anthropological contingency plans.
Continuous relationship of cooperation and management of agreements and commitments.
Ongoing compensation agreement for the Wati project and permanent voluntary cooperation on the tWaemo Kewingi”ewingiiwingipermanent voluntary cooperation on the Waorani Nationality in Ecuador (NAWE), the body which represents all Waorani peoples.
Papua new Guinea 137 clans and subclans Continuous dialog with communities, with a meeting at the beginning of the year and subsequent encounters to identify calendars, key stakeholders, frequency, projects etc.
Peru Lot 57: Mapi, Mashira, Kinteroni, Sagari
Lot 101
Operations in relation to the activities carried out are covered by the three stages of community relations (Insertion, Permanence and Abandonment) in participation strategies, carried through in accordance with the Community Relations Plan on social impact management programs (community monitoring and local vigilance; compensation and indemnities; grievance register; development of local employment; communication and community relations) and social investment and contribution to local development.
A number of strategies are used, for example: dialog and information workshops, public meetings, guided tours, informative meetings and compensation.
Rusia Federation Karabashky There are participative dialog activities with the various indigenous groups in our area of influence.