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we care about building a good record everywhere we work.

Air

WPX is expanding its experience with 100% natural gas-fueled drilling, which replaces diesel fuel in certain instances. We’re working with a vendor to supply LNG (liquefied natural gas) for drilling activity in areas of New Mexico’s San Juan Basin. This gives us another option for using clean-burning natural gas in our drilling operations in addition to field gas from our existing wells.

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Water

In Colorado, we recycle nearly 100% of our water and have won environmental awards for those efforts. We’ve made multimillion-dollar investments in infrastructure and technology at our water treatment facilities, because it’s the right thing to do. In the process we’ve eliminated hauling 90,000 truckloads of water per year. 

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1,600 DISCLOSURES AND COUNTING

WPX was one of the first in line to voluntarily disclose details about hydraulic fracturing on a national registry – even before states required this data. You can read our full disclosures here under “WPX Energy”.

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GALLUP PIPE’S GREEN BENEFITS

Laying pipeline to move oil and water reduces truck traffic, dust and increases public safety. Learn more about a success story we’re building in northwest New Mexico.

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Natural Leaders

We have in-house environmental specialists in each of our operating areas. They are experts in air quality, environmental permitting, regulatory analysis and compliance. 

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALISTS

how recycling and fracking go together

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WPX has invested millions of dollars in water recycling facilities in colorado. this allows us to reuse flowback and produced water to drill AND FRACK other wells in the piceance basin.

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NOW HIRING

NOW HIRING

In addition to a 401k match, WPX also makes annual contributions to employee 401k accounts ranging from 6-8% of salary based on age.

Our Innovations

Our Innovations

Learn more about some of our innovative technologies – like the split rigs we developed to access tight, narrow canyons in Western Colorado.

Proven Partners

Proven Partners

Don’t just take our word for it. Hear what one of our landowners, Bob Duggan, has to say.

Awards

Awards

We’re grateful for the honors that come with receiving more than 40 local, state and national awards for the way we do business.

WPX: A Bias For Action

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A big thank you goes to our employees who turned out in full force for the American Heart Association - Tulsa's 2016 Heart Walk. This year, we surpassed our goal with more than 100 employees walking. In addition, employees raised nearly $20,000 for the organization. Way to go and thanks for your commitment to the community!
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