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OCT242022

Diamondback's ESG Goals Could Extinguish FireBird Flares

Diamondback Energy continues to grow through a string of Permian Basin acquisitions.

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OCT202022

Ensuring Greenhouse Gas Reporting Accuracy

Global net zero commitments and Wall Street sentiment have led to growing stakeholder interest in ESG issues, tightening regulations, and focus on emissions disclosures.

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OCT122022

Providing Oil & Gas Property Buyers with Environmental Due Diligence

ESG Challenge A south Texas operator plans to sell all of its assets by the end of the year.

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SEP302022

Earthstone and Apache Face Opposite ESG impacts from Two Titus Delaware Basin Deals

Earthstone Energy acquired NGP-backed Titus Oil & Gas in August, as part of its ongoing Permian Basin growth strategy.

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AUG182022

Devon's new Eagle Ford assets bring new flaring challenge

Devon Energy announced on August 9th that it would acquire private operator Validus Energy, in a $1·8 billion cash transaction slated to close late Q3 2022.

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AUG122022

Enercom Denver Presentation: Oilfield and the Environment

On August 9th, 2022 Grant Swartzwelder and Gani Sagingaliyev spoke at the Enercom Denver conference.

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JUN102022

Centennial and Colgate's Delaware Basin merger draws an ESG spotlight

Centennial Resource Development and Colgate Energy plan to merge, becoming the largest pure-play Delaware Basin oil and gas company, valued at $7 billion.

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MAY232022

The ESG Impact of ExxonMobil's Barnett Divestiture to BKV Corporation

BKV to buy ExxonMobil’s Barnett assets for $750 million.

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MAY112022

Using data analytics to understand transferred emissions

Using ESG Dynamics data and technology, Environmental Defense Fund published a new study investigating the environmental and climate implications from recent oil and gas M&A activity.

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APR132022

ESG Insights that Matter to You (Webinar Recording)

Accurate environmental data and reporting form the backbone of any effective ESG strategy.

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MAR242022

SEC proposes new climate-related disclosures in annual reports: key requirements and how to prepare

  On March 21, 2022, the Securities Exchange Commission proposed new climate-related disclosure requirements, to strengthen and standardize disclosures encouraged by its earlier 2010 guidance.

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MAR092022

SPE panelists find strategic opportunity in ESG

ESG Dynamics was delighted to sponsor the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) session at the Society of Petroleum Engineer’s A&D Symposium on March 2, 2022.

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JAN312022

EPA proposes new greenhouse gas emission rules for onshore petroleum industry

In November, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a new set of regulations under the Clean Air Act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by onshore US oil and gas facilities.

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OCT082021

Oilfield Strong Webinar with ESG Dynamics: Permian Basin Flaring Trends

ESG Dynamics Founder, Gani Sagingaliyev, joined Grant Swartzwelder, President of OTA Environmental Solutions, for Episode 27 of the Oilfield Strong Webinar Series to discuss the Permian Basin flaring trends.

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OCT012021

How Does Pioneer's Midland Basin Flaring Compare to the Delaware?

With Pioneer's reportedly active divestiture process in the Delaware Basin, which is comprised of legacy Parsley Energy assets, it is important to understand the impact of a potential transaction on Pioneer's production and key environmental metrics.

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SEP212021

Environmental Implication of ConocoPhillips Acquisition of Shell Permian Assets

ConocoPhillips acts as a consolidator in the Permian Basin with Concho* and Shell acquisitions *ConocoPhillips acquired Concho Resources for $9.

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AUG172021

Surface Land Owners and O&G Operators Must Create Environmental Partnership

Surface land owners In the oilfield can’t always choose the oil and gas company that has mineral rights below their property.

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AUG132021

WSJ Repost: 'Climate Accounting Looms for Companies'

How Much Carbon Comes From a Liter of Coke? Companies Grapple With Climate Change Math Investors and regulators increasingly want to know how businesses might affect the climate or be affected by it.

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AUG122021

WSJ Repost: 'A Less Dire, but More Certain Climate Report'

IPCC Climate Change Report Shows Less Cause for Panic — But More Urgency to Act U.

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AUG102021

What's Next for Methane Regulation for Oil And Gas? Signals from the Biden Administration and Congress

As discussed in this previous post, the state of methane regulation for the oil and gas industry has been in flux over the past few years as federal regulations issued by the Obama administration were challenged in court and then altered by the Trump administration.

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AUG052021

API Repost: API Unveils New Climate Reporting Template for Natural Gas and Oil Industry

202.682.8114 | press@api.org   WASHINGTON, June 24, 2021 – Following the release of the industry’s Climate Action Framework this spring, the American Petroleum Institute (API) today unveiled the next step in its efforts to accelerate climate solutions – a new template for individual companies in the natural gas and oil industry to more consistently report and track greenhouse gas (GHG) indicators.

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AUG022021

2021 Law Tightens Air Quality Emissions Standards for Oil and Gas

Congress rolls back OOOOa rules, operators need to detect methane leaks Federal air quality standards are changing for the oil & gas industry, which means that some operators may need to increase leak detection and environmental monitoring.

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