EO100™ Certificate Reverified for ARC Resources Assets

February 22, 2024

Equitable Origin is pleased to share that 100% of ARC Resources Ltd. (ARC Resources) assets have been reverified for the period covering December 20, 2023-December 20, 2024. The reverified assets consist of ARC Resources’ Kakwa Asset, Northeast British Columbia Assets, and Ante Creek Asset. The assets received their first letter grade under Equitable Origin’s updated grading…

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EO100™ Certificate Reverified for Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Haynesville

February 6, 2024

It is Equitable Origin’s honor to share that, after having received their initial EO100™ Certification on December 15, 2021, Chesapeake Energy Corporations‘ Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Haynesville has been reverified for the period covering December 15, 2023-December 15, 2024. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) received its first letter grade under Equitable Origin’s updated grading schematic, and its…

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EO100™ 2023 Year in Review and Outlook

January 19, 2024

2023 was a year of significant growth and transition for Equitable Origin (EO). As of late December, Assessors had certified 13 companies across 17 sites, covering over 15 billion cubic feet per day of gas, or roughly 15% of US and Canadian production. This is a doubling of scale and impact from last year at…

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Seneca Resources Company achieves Grade “A” EO100™ Reverification for 100% of its Operations

January 10, 2024

On December 20, 2023 Seneca Resources Company, LLC (“Seneca”) was recognized for its continued ESG leadership with the independent reverification of 100% of its assets, for its Pennsylvania Operations, under the EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development. To see the summary report for Seneca’s Pennsylvania Operations, please click here. Seneca’s formal announcement can be found…

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EO100™ Certificate Reverified for Crew Energy’s Northeast British Columbia Development

December 20, 2023

It is Equitable Origin’s honor to share that, after having received their initial EO100™ Certification on August 24, 2022, Crew Energy Inc.’s Northeast British Columbia Development has been reverified for the period covering August 24, 2023-August 24, 2024.  Crew Energy received its first letter grade under Equitable Origin’s updated grading schematic, and its journey through continuous…

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PETRONAS Canada demonstrates commitment to sustainability through Achievement of EO100™ Certification

December 13, 2023

Equitable Origin is pleased to announce that in December 2023, PETRONAS Energy Canada Ltd. (“PETRONAS Canada”) received certification under Equitable Origin’s EO100™ Standard for Responsible Development for onshore natural gas production at its North Montney Joint Venture Assets, located near Fort St. John, British Columbia, Canada. The assets’ EO100™ Certification was assessed by Impact Resolutions,…

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EO100™ Certificate Reverified for EQT Corporations’ Greene and Washington Counties-Pennsylvania

December 8, 2023

It is Equitable Origin’s honor to share that, after having received their initial EO100™ Certification on November 30, 2021, EQT Corporations’ Greene and Washington Counties-Pennsylvania has been reverified for the period covering November 30, 2023-November 30, 2024.  EQT Corporation received its first letter grade under Equitable Origin’s updated grading schematic, and its journey through continuous…

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Northeast Natural Energy West Virginia Assets Recognized for outstanding ESG Performance

November 30, 2023

Equitable Origin congratulates Northeast Natural Energy on achieving an “A” Letter grade for the outstanding ESG performance of its Monongalia County Operations, relative to the EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development as assessed by Responsible Energy Solutions, LLC. These operations are the first in North America to achieve this level of performance this year. The US pioneer…

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EO100™ Certificate Reverified for Hammerhead Energy’s Gold Creek and Karr Assets

November 22, 2023

It is Equitable Origin’s honor to share that, after having received their initial EO100™ Certification on December 19, 2022, Hammerhead Energy Inc.‘s Gold Creek and Karr Assets has been reverified for the period covering November 16, 2023-November 16, 2024.  Hammerhead Energy received its first letter grade under Equitable Origin’s updated grading schematic, and its journey through…

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EO100™ Certificate Reverified for Vermilion Energy’s West Pembina Operations

October 31, 2023

It is Equitable Origin’s honor to share that, after having received their initial EO100™ Certification on September 30, 2021, Vermilion Energy Inc. West Pembina Operations has been reverified for the period covering September 30, 2023-September 30, 2024.  Vermilion Energy received its first letter grade under Equitable Origin’s updated grading schematic, and its journey through continuous improvement…

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ERM finds EO100™ Program as Energy Initiative with most Breadth

October 19, 2023

Leading consultancy ERM, on behalf of the Natural Gas Supply Collaborative  (NGSC) of leading North American Gas Utilities, has compared the components of the three primary natural gas certification programs on the market: Equitable Origin’s EO100™ Standard, MiQ’s Standard for Methane Emissions Performance, and Project Canary’s TrustWell™ Standard. The report compares these standards across six…

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Highwood’s most Recent Report, Highlights Equitable Origin’s Strengths

Highwood Emissions Management Inc. (“Highwood”) released its 2023 edition of their popular report, An Overview of Voluntary Emissions Reduction Initiatives for the Oil & Gas Industry. This third edition updates existing and new programs, totaling 24 voluntary initiatives now available to the energy industry across the supply chain. New developments are highlighted as well as…

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100% of NFG Midstream’s Assets achieve EO100 certification – First midstream assets in the world to achieve EO100™ Certification

On September 21, 2023 National Fuel Gas Midstream LLC (“NFG Midstream”) was recognized for its ESG leadership with independent certification of 100% of its assets, across 5 counties in Pennsylvania, under the EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development. NFG Midstream becomes the first midstream company globally to achieve this distinction. NFG Midstream’s performance relative to…

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EO100™ Certificate Reverified for Equinor US’s Appalachia Ohio Operations

September 29, 2023

It is Equitable Origin’s honor to share that, after having received their initial EO100™ Certification on September 1, 2022,  Equinor USA Onshore Properties Inc. Appalachia Ohio Operations has been reverified for the period covering September 1, 2023-September 1, 2024.  Equinor USA Onshore Properties Inc. received its first letter grade under Equitable Origin’s updated grading schematic, and its…

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Canadian to head world’s leading Responsible Natural Gas Certification Body

September 18, 2023

September 18, 2023 Calgary – Equitable Origin’s Board of Directors announced today at the World Petroleum Congress that it has appointed Canadian climate innovation champion Jason Switzer as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Equitable Origin advances market-based mechanisms to incent leadership in responsible energy development, and to support Indigenous rights. Today, natural gas certified…

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EO100™ Certificate newly Reverified for Pacific Canbriam Energy’s Northeast British Columbia Montney Project

September 1, 2023

It is Equitable Origin’s honour to share that, after having received their initial EO100™ Certification on July 30, 2021, Pacific Canbriam Energy Limited’s Northeast British Columbia Montney Project status has been reverified for the period covering July 30, 2023-July 30, 2024. Pacific Canbriam Energy is now the first producer in Canada to receive a letter…

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Chesapeake achieves Grade “A” MIQ and Grade “A-” EO100™ Reverification for Marcellus Operations

July 17, 2023

We are pleased to share that, as of June 2023, Chesapeake Energy Corporation‘s Marcellus site was re-verified under the EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development. The Marcellus site is jointly certified by Equitable Origin and MiQ. Chesapeake received a Grade “A” in MiQ and a grade “A-” in EO100™ Reverification. Chesapeake Energy Corporation is now the first producer to…

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Equitable Origin Welcomes Latest Round of EO-Approved Assessors

June 27, 2023

Equitable Origin is proud to welcome GLJ ,  EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, and Red Tree Consulting to our list of approved assessors. We would also like to welcome new assessors from Greenpath Energy and Environmental Standards. Congratulations to everyone who has completed the latest round of EO100 Assessor Training and joined our growing list of…

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Equitable Origin Welcomes New Board Member, Steve Saddleback

April 27, 2023

Equitable Origin is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to our Board of Directors this year. We are glad to welcome onboard, Steve Saddleback! Steve Saddleback is a member of the Samson Cree Nation located in Maskwacis, Alberta, Treaty Six Territory. He is the Director of the National Energy Business Centre of…

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Equitable Origin Welcomes new Energy Director, Jennifer Turner

April 18, 2023

It is Equitable Origin’s immense pleasure to welcome onboard and introduce the latest addition to the EO team; our new Energy Director, Jennifer Turner! Jen works to support energy transition while ensuring that remaining fossil fuel development is done in a better way. As Energy Director, Jen leads the EO100 Certification Program, contributes to organizational…

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DUG Haynesville 2023 – Recap & Reflections

April 14, 2023

Equitable Origin’s Senior Sustainability Advisor, Corey Jordan, attended Hart Energy’s 2023 DUG Haynesville Conference in Shreveport, LA on March 28th and 29th. I have attended several DUG conferences over the years. Every time I attend, the experience exceeds my expectations and provides a little something extra. This conference was much the same.  I expected to…

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CERAWeek 2023 – Recap & Reflections

April 4, 2023

Equitable Origin’s Senior Sustainability Advisor, Corey Jordan, attended S&P Global’s CERAWeek, one of the most prestigious annual gatherings of senior energy industry executives, investors and government officials, in Houston, Texas last month.  As a first-time attendee of CERAWeek, I found it impressive how S&P orchestrated a seemingly focused conference given the diversity of the themes…

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Regulatory Pathways for Advancing Low-Carbon Gas Resources – AGF

February 21, 2023

In an American Gas Foundation (AGF) Study prepared by Concentric Energy Advisors, the consulting group was engaged by the AGF to assess enabling policies that could be used to establish regulatory frameworks for incentivizing the production and use of low-carbon gas resources at scale to achieve environmental, waste management, economic development, and other objectives. The…

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ARC’s production achieves 100 per cent certification – largest Canadian certified production base

February 13, 2023

It is Equitable Origin’s honour to share that, as of December 2022, ARC Resources Ltd. was recognized for its ESG leadership with the final certification of its Ante Creek asset under the EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development. With this certification, ARC’s full asset base is certified, representing the largest certified production base in Canada….

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EO100™ Addendum A and Addendum B updated to Final Versions

January 31, 2023

Equitable Origin announces that the updated and final versions of the EO100™ Addendum A: Greenhouse Gas Intensity Quantification Methodology and the EO100™ Addendum B: Key Performance Indicators for Public Disclosure are now available within the links provided here as well as under the Standards tab on our website, www.energystandards.org. In EO100™ Addendum A: Greenhouse Gas…

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Equitable Origin Position Announcement: Energy Program Director

January 23, 2023

Equitable Origin is seeking a Energy Program Director. Equitable Origin is a non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization incorporated in the United States with operations throughout North America, South America and Europe. Equitable Origin partners with business, government and communities to support transparent, sustainable and equitable energy development that benefits all stakeholders. Equitable Origin was founded over a…

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Hammerhead Resources Inc. Achieves Certification under the EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development

January 20, 2023

Equitable Origin is pleased to announce that in December 2022, Hammerhead Resources Inc. (“Hammerhead” or the “Company”)  received certification under Equitable Origin’s EO100™ Standard for Responsible Development for its onshore natural gas production at its Gold Creek and Karr assets, located in the Montney formation of Western Canada’s Deep Basin. The site’s EO100™ Certification was…

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Equitable Origin Welcomes New Board Members

January 12, 2023

Equitable Origin is pleased to announce that two new members joined our Board of Directors last year. Coming from civil society and business, the new members bring decades of experience and leadership in human rights; socially responsible investment; energy markets; and sustainable development to our organization. The new board members are: Lamé Verre, Head of…

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EO100™ Year in Review: Certifications, Re-Verifications, and Assessment Bodies

December 20, 2022

It has been quite the year for Equitable Origin and the EO100™ program! 2022 has been pivotal in the addition of a number of EO100™ Certified sites, as well as those that have had their status re-verified. In addition, Equitable Origin has continued to bring on new assessment bodies, while some have also expanded their…

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Gas Pathways Webinar: Independent Certified Gas with Equitable Origin and MiQ

October 4, 2022

An Alliance Ensuring the Future of Credible, Marketable Differentiated Commodity. Trillions of cubic feet of natural gas are now certified with most of those volumes certified by Equitable Origin and MiQ. As momentum for certified gas continues to increase, the vital role of a truly independent standard, by certifiers with no financial interest in the…

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Equitable Origin Position Announcement: EO100™ Senior Sustainability Advisor

October 3, 2022

Come and join a ground-breaking, passionate team of change makers at Equitable Origin. Our vision is a just energy transition where energy and natural resource development is carried out responsibly and creates benefits for all stakeholders. Equitable Origin is a non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization incorporated in the United States with operations throughout North America, South America…

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Equinor US gas certified responsibly produced by Equitable Origin

September 29, 2022

Equitable Origin is pleased to announce that in September 2022, Equinor US (EQNR) received certification under Equitable Origin’s EO100™ Standard for Responsible Development for its onshore natural gas production in the Appalachian Basin of Ohio in the United States. The site’s EO100™ Certification was assessed by Responsible Energy Solutions, LLC. To see the latest summary…

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Crew Energy Achieves Certification under the EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development

September 21, 2022

Equitable Origin is pleased to announce that in August 2022, Crew Energy Inc. (TSX: CR; OTCQB: CWEGF) received certification under Equitable Origin’s EO100™ Standard for Responsible Development for its Northeast British Columbia Development in Canada. This results in approximately 180 million cubic feet of natural gas per day (MMcf/d) that is independently certified. The site’s…

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EO100™ Addendum B: Key Performance Indicators for Public Disclosure (DRAFT FOR REVIEW)

August 19, 2022

Download the EO100™ Addendum B: Key Performance Indicators for Public Disclosure The EO100™ Addendum B: Key Performance Indicators for Public Disclosure is currently a Draft for Review. Equitable Origin is releasing the Key Performance Indicators for Public Disclosure, a supplement to the overarching EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development. Voluntary standards can play a role in…

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Highwood’s Latest Report details continued Rise of Natural Gas Certification

August 12, 2022

Highwood Emissions Management Inc. (“Highwood”) released its 2022 edition of their popular report, An Overview of Voluntary Emissions Reduction Initiatives for the Oil & Gas Industry. The report surveyed 24 voluntary initiatives available to the oil and gas industry, revealing explosive growth in volumes of certified natural gas – more than 100-fold since 2021, with trillions…

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EO100™ Technical Supplement EO100.3: Natural Gas Transmission & Storage (DRAFT FOR REVIEW)

August 11, 2022

Download the EO100™ Technical Supplement EO100.3: Natural Gas Transmission & Storage The EO100™ Technical Supplement EO100.3: Natural Gas Transmission & Storage is currently a Draft for Review. Operators seeking certification for purely the transmission & storage segments of the natural gas value chain are assessed against the EO100TM Technical Supplement for Natural Gas Transmission &…

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EO100™ Addendum A: Greenhouse Gas Intensity Quantification Methodology (DRAFT FOR REVIEW)

Download the EO100™ Addendum A: Greenhouse Gas Intensity Quantification Methodology Addendum A: Greenhouse Gas Intensity Quantification Methodology is currently a Draft for Review. With the urgency of climate change action needed, there is increasing interest from investors, natural gas buyers (utilities, distributors, LNG purchasers, hydrogen producers), and governments to be able to quantify the carbon intensity…

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Equitable Origin joins OGCI’s Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions pledge

August 9, 2022

Equitable Origin is pleased to announce that its has joined The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative’s (OGCI) Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions initiative. OGCI has secured the support of 17 companies for its Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions pledge, alongside its 15 signatories, as of July 14, 2022. OGCI, which includes 12 of the world’s…

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Natural Gas World & EO co-host “ESG Certification: Pathway to an Equitable Future” Webinar

August 5, 2022

Natural Gas World (NGW) and Equitable Origin have come together to host an exciting new webinar via NGW’s Gas Pathways platform. “ESG Certification: Pathway to an Equitable Future” is a webinar that will feature Soledad Mills (CEO, Equitable Origin), Vincent Regnault (Executive Director, Gas Supply and Development of Renewable Gases, Énergir), and Marie Jurcevic (Sustainability…

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EO Welcomes Latest Round of Both New and Expanding Independent Assessment Bodies

August 3, 2022

Following the completion of the latest round of EO100™ Assessor Training Equitable Origin (EO) is excited to announce the addition of both new assessment bodies, as well as the further growth of existing assessment bodies. EO welcomes Tannas Conservations Services Ltd., Corvus Consulting Inc., Aptus Sustainability Inc., and Sustrio ESG Advisors Inc. as the latest…

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EO100™ Certificate Reverified for Pacific Canbriam Energy’s Northeast British Columbia Montney Project

July 12, 2022

It is Equitable Origin’s honour to share that, after having received their initial EO100™ Certification last year, as of July 30, 2021, Pacific Canbriam Energy Limited’s Northeast British Columbia Montney Project status has been reverified for the period covering July 30, 2022-July 30, 2023. The second year reverification of the site’s EO100™ Certification was assessed…

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Position Announcement: Operations Manager

June 24, 2022

Come and join a ground-breaking, passionate team of change makers at Equitable Origin. Our vision is a just energy transition where energy and natural resource development is carried out responsibly and creates benefits for all stakeholders. Responsibilities: Reporting to the CEO, the Operations Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of EO’s administrative, human…

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What does it mean to be EO100™ Certified?

June 22, 2022

What does certification to a reputable independent third-party standard mean? As more interest builds from natural gas buyers as well as from the financial and investment community, we would like to clarify what certification to the EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development offers and what it does not.  The EO100™ certification is a broad evaluation…

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