Environmental Stewardship Video Series

Our Common Ground: Developing Energy, Protecting the Environment

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There’s Common Ground we share in developing our energy resources safely. Western oil and natural gas companies work hard to protect the environment while safely developing abundant, affordable energy. Besides complying with hundreds of local, state, and federal regulations, companies go above and beyond what’s required by law to ensure the land, air, water, and wildlife are protected. Learn more by watching our Common Ground video series.


Oil and natural gas companies work with sportsmen and conservation groups to mitigate habitat areas.


Technological advances have significantly reduced air emissions from oil and natural gas development.


Companies work to reduce the amount of water used and to achieve higher rates of recycling and reuse.


Thousands of acres may be leased, but a small percentage is disturbed.