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OUR PROGRESS

WPX President: Everyone here owns our results. All of us are accountable for identifying what we can do better, as well as the solutions to make it happen.

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REDUCED FLARING

In 2019, we doubled the processing capacity at our joint venture gas plant to increase gas capture and reduce our flaring rate in the Permian Basin by 50 percent.

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LEAK DETECTION

In 2019, our pilots logged more than 160 hours using a fleet of three drones. We focused on digitizing our surface assets in the Williston Basin and inspecting equipment for repairs.

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FUGITIVE EMISSIONS

In 2019, we worked on a project to replace the base of hatches on the tops of roughly 1,400 oil and water tanks with a design that reduces leaks around the seals.

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WATER MANAGEMENT

Over the past three years, we’ve invested more than $11 million to build new facilities, including surface ponds, water transfer lines and recycling centers.

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SPILL REPORTING

We reported 366 spills in 2019, but spilled volumes decreased 28%. Our overall spill prevention success rate is 99.988% based on volumes handled.

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DARK SKIES

The McDonald Observatory in West Texas depends on the quality of starry night skies to conduct scientific research and educational forums on planets and galaxies.

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BIODIVERSITY

In North Dakota, scientists studied prairie re-vegetation at WPX locations as they experimented with different seed mixtures and soil conditions.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

To protect air quality for residences just south of Carlsbad, N.M., we deployed two thermal oxidizers which offer a clean type of combustion using an enclosed flame.

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INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, also known as the Three Affiliated Tribes, is located on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in central North Dakota.

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL MONITORING

We use third-party archaeologists who physically traverse our proposed drilling sites on foot looking for resources such as Knife River flint flakes or stone circles.

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MENTORING

WPX offers employees an opportunity to participate in the EDGE program — short for engaging, developing and growing employees.

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

For the second straight year, WPX was named one of the top employers in our headquarters city by a national career services website.

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WPX DEMOGRAPHICS

WPX employed 585 people at year-end 2019. Women comprise 37% of our workforce. Minorities comprise 22%. Nine percent of our team has 20-39 years with WPX.

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SAFETY STATISTICS

Our staff leads 26 formal safety meetings every year, including monthly employee safety meetings in our operating areas.

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SOCIAL INVESTING

WPX employees invested 2,372 hours in volunteer projects and fundraising activities associated with our 2019 United Way campaign.

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ESG GOVERNANCE

In 2019, our Board voted on a forward thinking item in view of obvious trends in public and political sentiment regarding environmental expectations.

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RISK MANAGEMENT

WPX has an enterprise risk management function that reports to our Chief Financial Officer. This function helps identify and assess material risks.

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ESG WORKING GROUP

WPX has designated its top environmental professional as our ESG Director and enlisted a third-party to help facilitate a materiality assessment.

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ETHICS REPORTING

Every WPX employee must certify annually that they’re familiar with the requirements and expectations in our Code of Business Conduct.

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TRAINING & COMPLIANCE

We measure employee progress in mandatory training through a portal that provides analytical reports to help us reach 100% participation.

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DELAWARE Basin

DELAWARE Basin

WPX is building a new identity as a Permian producer. Shifting to more oil development is a defining moment for the future of WPX.

WE ARE WPX

WE ARE WPX

Learn more about us, our history and our values. At WPX, we’re inspired, involved and determined.

See For Yourself

See For Yourself

Check out WPX’s video library and get to know us better.

Environmentally Sound

Environmentally Sound

We care about corporate social responsibility and doing what’s right.

WPX: A Total Transformation

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