THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) today released its inaugural corporate responsibility report. The report highlights the Company's commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices in its areas of operations, governance, safety and environmental stewardship as well as workforce development and community support. A digital version of the report is available at www.newfield.com/CR.
Newfield's report, Energy by People for People, captures and reports on many of the sustainable practices currently in place at the Company, and highlights the steps the Company plans to take to enhance the future quality and content of its corporate responsibility reporting.
"Corporate responsibility plays an essential role in everything we do at Newfield," said Gary D. Packer, chief operating officer, Newfield. "We have demonstrated throughout our 25 years that we are committed to growing a sustainable business and creating a culture that focuses on health and safety, responsible governance, environmental stewardship and active citizenship. Corporate responsibility promotes the values we advance throughout the company."
The report was prepared in alignment with the Oil and Gas Industry Guidance on Voluntary Sustainability Reporting developed by IPIECA, API and OGP. It is also believed to be the first report by a North American oil and gas company to be developed 'in accordance' with the Core option criteria of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines.
Newfield Exploration Company is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids. We are focused on North American resource plays and our principal areas of operation include the Mid-Continent, the Rocky Mountains and onshore Texas.
For additional information, please contact Newfield's Investor Relations department.
SOURCE Newfield Exploration Company