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METHANE MANAGEMENT AT WPX

WPX has a number of programs in place that successfully reduce methane emissions to satisfy Federal, Tribal and State regulatory requirements. In addition to these programs, WPX also has implemented other practices and installed new equipment to further reduce methane emissions. Take a look at the specific steps we're taking.

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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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1,800 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 invested millions of dollars in water recycling facilities. this allows us to reuse flowback and produced water to drill AND FRACK other wells.

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BENEFITS

BENEFITS

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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WPX's Chief Operating Officer Clay Gaspar spoke at the J.P. Morgan energy conference on Monday. You can catch the webcast replay at http://bit.ly/2sZM3Za. Note: To access the event, sign in as a first-time user on the home screen, then accept the terms, then you'll be there.
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