Recent design changes have resulted in approximately 8% reduced greenhouse gas emissions from Pennsylvania and Louisiana operations over the last year. These reductions in emissions have been achieved while Range’s production levels have increased approximately 8% between 2017 and 2018.
The emission reductions coupled with production data illustrate the significant improvement of intensity of greenhouse gas constituents in the PA and LA operating areas. Overall GHG intensity has improved by more than 11% between 2017 and 2018.
In 2019, As You Sow ranked Range Resources third among the top 30 largest publicly traded oil and gas companies in North America based on management of water and chemicals in the horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing processes, scoring 20 of a possible 25 points. Range’s high ranking reflects the company’s focus to align its operations with the core values of Performance, Integrity, Innovation, and Transparency, and is the result of continually deploying best management practices.