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hydraulic fracturing has been around for more than 65 years.

What is Hydraulic Fracturing?

It involves pumping a mixture of more than 99 percent water and sand, along with less than one percent of chemical additives, into a geologic formation to create minute spaces in rocks to find oil and gas.

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Accountability

We were among the first in the industry to post information about fracking in an online database created by the Ground Water Protection Council and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.

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AN INNOVATIVE IDEA

 “We knew we had thousands of wells to drill in the valley here, and we needed to find a better way.” Enter recycling and some pretty creative logistics. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel has the story.

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GAS CAPTURE

GAS CAPTURE

WPX is actively working to reduce flaring in the Permian Basin through multiple measures.

AIR QUALITY

AIR QUALITY

WPX experts like JoDell Mizoue help the company comply with federal and state regulations.

WATER RECYCLING

WATER RECYCLING

Brian Kuh from WPX is part of the advisory board for Shale Play Water Management.

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 Total Transformation

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