The Environmental Partnership is comprised of companies in the U.S. oil and natural gas industry committed to continuously improve the industry’s environmental performance.

Who We Are

Participants will be taking action, learning about best practices and technologies, and fostering collaboration in order to responsibly develop our nation’s essential natural gas and oil resources.

What We're 



By taking action, learning and collaborating, our participants are working to help reduce emissions.

How to



Working together, our industry and its partners can continue to improve our environmental performance.


The Partnership is a landmark initiative for the oil and natural gas industry, providing the blueprint for cooperative learning and sharing of best practices that will achieve results for years to come.

Mike Sommers

President and CEO, API


Energy demand is growing, as are society’s expectations that it be affordable, reliable, and ever cleaner. The Environmental Partnership is an important initiative enabling operators to share best practices and improve emissions performance, while also making those efforts visible to consumers and stakeholders. In reflecting on TEP’s five years, Chevron is proud to have been part of advancing this important work, implementing learnings, and raising the bar within our industry.

Bruce Niemeyer

President, Chevron Americas Exploration and Production


Ovintiv is committed to improving our environmental performance through operational efficiencies and innovation. Through our participation in The Environmental Partnership, we are collaborating with our industry partners to share best practices, new technologies and advancements—continuously looking for better methods to reduce our emissions. As we look to the future, we know technology will continue to evolve. Our involvement with The Environmental Partnership ensures we are working together as an industry toward a common goal.

Greg Givens

EVP & Chief Operating Officer, Ovintiv Inc



TC Energy has a long, proud history of delivering sustainability solutions. The Environmental Partnership provides a great opportunity for TC Energy to work with industry partners on our shared goal of meeting today’s energy needs safely, reliably and economically while progressing sustainable solutions for future energy demand.

Stan Chapman

Executive Vice President & President US Natural Gas Pipelines, TC Energy


As an industry leader that handles 30% of the natural gas in the United States, Williams knows that the industry is capable of being part of the solution, as actions supported by The Environmental Partnership demonstrate. These efforts align with our own commitment to contribute to a safe and sustainable future.

Alan Armstrong

President and CEO, Williams


US Independent oil and gas producers are committed to continually, meaningfully reducing greenhouse gas emissions; The Environmental Partnership provides a collaborative forum about the technologies and innovative solutions that secure America’s long-term energy future.

Anne Bradbury

CEO, American Exploration and Production Council


The Independent Petroleum Association of America is a strong proponent and fully endorses The Environmental Partnership and its mission. Together, the industry is leading the way to advance and implement new technologies to minimize our environmental impacts while we continue to provide the energy that drives our nation’s economy and way of life.

Barry Russell

President and CEO, IPAA



Occidental employs cutting-edge technologies and processes to contribute to the decline in methane emissions and to achieve exemplary safety and environmental performance. Our participation in The Environmental Partnership is an extension of Occidental’s continuing commitment to conducting its business in a manner that protects the health and safety of people and the environment at its facilities and in the communities where we operate.

Vicki Hollub

President & CEO, Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Participation in The Environmental Partnership demonstrates our commitment to understanding how we might work to further reduce our overall methane profile. The Environmental Partnership’s programs will play a complementary role to our ongoing work in reducing emissions, providing a platform for collaboration with other participants, other experts and share best practices while we learn from one another.

Thomas E. Jorden

President and CEO, Cimarex

Driving continuous environmental improvement while safely providing energy to the world requires innovation and collaboration. ConocoPhillips is proud to participate in The Environmental Partnership as we work together to reduce emissions and improve environmental performance.

Dominic Macklon

President Lower 48, ConocoPhillips


Sustainability is the foundation of how we manage our business. By joining The Environmental Partnership, we continue to position Crestwood for success while demonstrating our commitment to reducing emissions and minimizing our environmental footprint. We know that by working collectively as an industry, we can meet our shared goal of delivering the nation’s energy in a reliable, safe and sustainable manner and showcase the resiliency of our sector in a rapidly changing world.

Bob Phillips

Chairman, President and CEO, Crestwood Equity Partners LP


Shell is a proud member of The Environmental Partnership in part because it provides a smart strategic framework with measurable and sustainable programs. It’s a unique platform that showcases industry efforts to do more to reduce methane emissions. We are excited by the continued growth of this important voluntary effort.

Gretchen Watkins

President Shell Oil Company
Executive Vice President for Shell’s Unconventionals business

The right people doing the right things is the foundation of our Southwestern Energy culture. Positive change is a part of that culture and our passion to add value to everything we do. Our participation in the Environmental Partnership extends our work and emphasis on environmental stewardship. We take pride in setting the standards for safety, community involvement and environmental responsibility and are always searching for ways we can become better partners and aim for even greater involvement. We fully support The Environmental Partnership as a means to learn and share ideas, science and technology with other operators in an effort to drive positive change.

Bill Way

President & CEO, Southwestern Energy

We recognize the challenge of providing the energy the world needs while reducing emissions. The Environmental Partnership aligns with our own longstanding commitment to reduce emissions while meeting global energy demand.

Staale Gjervik

President, XTO Energy

The Environmental Partnership will further enhance BHP’s mission to deploy innovative and sustainable technologies in support of our commitment to reduce our environmental footprint.

Steve Pastor

President of Petroleum at BHP


Equinor is proud to support The Environmental Partnership and collaborate with industry and other stakeholders to reduce methane emissions, promote best practices, and advance technology. Equinor believes that it is our responsibility to contribute to energy production that continuously strives to have a lower carbon footprint. By reducing methane emissions, natural gas will be an even more attractive part of a future low carbon energy mix. For years, Equinor has been implementing procedures that reduce emissions from our operations.

Andrea Kubik

VP DPUSA, Equinor



At Crestone Peak Resources, our commitment is to safely and responsibly produce affordable, reliable energy that powers the 21st Century American economy. Our team consistently goes above and beyond the requirements to protect the environment, public health, safety, and quality of life in the areas where we operate.
Joining the Environmental Partnership provides us with the opportunity to work collaboratively with other companies in our industry to improve our best practices for producing energy while serving as good stewards of our natural resources

Tony Buchanon

President and CEO, Crestone Peak Resources


The participants in The Environmental Partnership are American companies of all sizes who are working together to produce our nation’s essential natural gas and oil resources in an environmentally responsible manner.