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To Accelerate Reductions in Methane and 'Volatile Organic Compounds', America's Natural-Gas and Oil Industry Launches 'The Environmental Partnership'


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Statement from Erik Milito--API's group director for upstream and industry operations--in:
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(MILITO):
"MORE THAN 25 OF THE COUNTRY'S NATURAL-GAS- AND OIL-COMPANIES HAVE TEAMED UP, TO FORM 'THE ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERSHIP'--A NEW INDUSTRY-PROGRAM THAT STRENGTHENS OUR COMMITMENT TO CONTINUOUSLY IMPROVE THE INDUSTRY'S ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE, BY TAKING ACTION, LEARNING BEST-PRACTICES AND TECHNOLOGIES, AND FOSTERING COLLABORATION.  WE'VE ALREADY MADE REMARKABLE PROGRESS:  METHANE-EMISSIONS IN THE U-S HAVE FALLEN, OVER THE PAST DECADE--AS DOMESTIC OIL- AND NATURAL-GAS-PRODUCTION HAS INCREASED SIGNIFICANTLY.  THIS NEW PARTNERSHIP WILL ACCELERATE EMISSIONS-REDUCTIONS--ESPECIALLY FROM METHANE AND 'VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS'.  OUR INDUSTRY IS COMMITTED TO DEVELOPING ENERGY-RESOURCES RESPONSIBLY:  'THE ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERSHIP' HAS DEVELOPED THREE SEPARATE 'ENVIRONMENTAL-PERFORMANCE PROGRAMS' FOR PARTICIPATING COMPANIES TO USE--STARTING JANUARY 1ST, 2018.  THESE PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN SELECTED BASED ON E-P-A EMISSIONS-DATA--AND ARE DESIGNED TO FURTHER REDUCE EMISSIONS.  'THE ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERSHIP' IS PURPOSELY DESIGNED TO EVOLVE AND ADVANCE--IN RESPONSE TO NEW INDUSTRY-INNOVATIONS.  WE WILL USE SCIENCE AND DATA TO IDENTIFY NEW INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMS--TO FURTHER REDUCE OUR ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT, WHILE SAFELY AND RESPONSIBLY GROWING AMERICA'S ENERGY-PRODUCTION."



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