Protected Carbon in Netherlands

Basic Data

This table shows a summary of reserves and potential emissions from fossil fuel extraction projects in protected areas in Netherlands (including projects that are currently extracting, planned or idled).

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Fossil Fuel Quantity
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 456.5 MMBOE
  • 191.1
  • Coal
  • 0.0 MT
  • 0.0
  • Combined
  • 191.1

This table shows a summary of potential emissions from fossil fuel deposits under protected areas in Netherlands. Many of these are not yet the target of any industry activities and could more easily become part of a non-extraction policy.

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • CO2 Quantity (MT CO2e)
  • Oil & Gas
  • 89.5
  • Coal
  • 286.1
  • Combined
  • 375.6

Profiting Companies and Governments

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Profiting Company
  • Oil & Gas
  • DNO
  • Oil & Gas
  • EBN (Netherland)
  • Oil & Gas
  • Energy 06
  • Oil & Gas
  • EWE AG
  • Oil & Gas
  • ExxonMobil
  • Oil & Gas
  • Gazprom
  • Oil & Gas
  • Kistos
  • Oil & Gas
  • KNOC/Dana
  • Oil & Gas
  • Neptune Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • ONE-Dyas
  • Oil & Gas
  • Open acreage
  • Oil & Gas
  • Other partner(s)
  • Oil & Gas
  • Parkmead Group
  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrogas
  • Oil & Gas
  • Relinquished
  • Oil & Gas
  • Shell
  • Oil & Gas
  • Spirit Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • TAQA (Abu Dhabi National Energy Company)
  • Oil & Gas
  • Tenaz Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • TotalEnergies
  • Oil & Gas
  • Vermilion Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Viaro Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Wintershall Dea

Affected Areas

  • Fossil Fuel Type
  • Affected Area
  • Oil & Gas
  • Alde Feanen
  • Oil & Gas
  • Bakkeveense Duinen
  • Oil & Gas
  • De Alde Feanen
  • Oil & Gas
  • Doggersbank
  • Oil & Gas
  • Drents-Friese Wold
  • Oil & Gas
  • Duinen Terschelling
  • Oil & Gas
  • Dwingelderveld
  • Oil & Gas
  • Eilandspolder
  • Oil & Gas
  • Friese Front
  • Oil & Gas
  • Klaverbank
  • Oil & Gas
  • Lauwersmeer
  • Oil & Gas
  • NNN-DR
  • Oil & Gas
  • NNN-FR
  • Oil & Gas
  • NNN-GE
  • Oil & Gas
  • NNN-GR
  • Oil & Gas
  • NNN-NH
  • Oil & Gas
  • NNN-ZH
  • Oil & Gas
  • Noordhollands Duinreservaat
  • Oil & Gas
  • North Sea Coastal Area
  • Oil & Gas
  • Oude Maas
  • Oil & Gas
  • Oudegaasterbrekken, Fluessen en omgeving
  • Oil & Gas
  • Oudeland van Strijen
  • Oil & Gas
  • Schoorlse Duinen
  • Oil & Gas
  • Springendal & Dal van de Mosbeek
  • Oil & Gas
  • Voordelta
  • Oil & Gas
  • Wadden Sea
  • Oil & Gas
  • Waddensea Area
  • Oil & Gas
  • Witterveld

Early Warnings

This table shows untouched protected areas that have planned carbon extraction projects, along with their respective startup dates.

  • Affected Area
  • Startup Date
  • Duinen Terschelling
  • 2029
  • Bakkeveense Duinen
  • 2035
  • Drents-Friese Wold
  • 2035
  • Voordelta
  • 2035
  • Witterveld
  • 2035
  • Noordhollands Duinreservaat
  • 2036
  • Oudegaasterbrekken, Fluessen en omgeving
  • 2100

This page was created using the best data available. Despite this, errors and omissions are likely. Please contact our team with any errors or confirmation requests you may have. Further information on sources and methodology is available on our data page.