Seneca Resources Achieves Certification of its Appalachian Natural Gas Production under the Equitable Origin Standard
Seneca Resources Company, LLC (Seneca), the Exploration and Production segment of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) (National Fuel or the Company), announced it has achieved certification of 100% of its Appalachian natural gas production, over 1 billion cubic feet of daily gross production, under Equitable Origin’s EO100™ Standard for Responsible Energy Development, a series of rigorous environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance targets.
As part of the certification process, a team of accredited auditors from Geosyntec, representing a variety of technical and social backgrounds, conducted an independent, third-party audit of Seneca’s Pennsylvania operations to assess its alignment to the five principles of the EO100™ Standard, including corporate governance and ethics, social impacts, human rights and community engagement, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, occupational health, safety and fair labor standards, and environmental impacts, biodiversity, and climate change. Audit activities included a thorough examination of Seneca Resources’ documented programs, a field assessment of its operations, and 30 interviews with internal and external stakeholders.
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