Statement of the STRONGER Board on the Appalachia Shale Recommended Practices Group’s Recommendations
March 30, 2012
Certain oil and gas producers have responded to the recommendations of the SEAB and NPC and formed the Appalachia Shale Recommended Practices Group (ASRPG). This group developed Recommended Standards and Practices for Appalachian Shale Development and Production Operations to be shared and disseminated to interested parties. The ASRPG has provided the Recommended Standards and Practices to the STRONGER Board.
STRONGER Completes Independent Review of Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission Program Regulating Hydraulic Fracturing of Oil & Gas Wells
March 9, 2012
A targeted review of the Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission (AOGC), Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), and Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) programs regulating the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells has been completed by a multi-stakeholder review team appointed by STRONGER.
STRONGER Completes Independent Review of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Regulations Pertaining to Oil & Natural Gas
February 28, 2012
STRONGER conducted a targeted review of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regulations.
November 3, 2011
STRONGER will be conducting a targeted review of the hydraulic fracturing portions of the oil and gas regulatory program of the Arkansas Oil & Gas Commission against guidelines developed by STRONGER.
Prudent Development: Realizing the Potential of North America’s Abundant Natural Gas and Oil Resources
September 15, 2011
The National Petroleum Council (NPC) conducted a comprehensive study to reassess the character and potential of North American natural gas and oil resources and the contribution that natural gas can make in a transition to a lower carbon energy mix while achieving objectives of environmental protection, economic growth and energy security. This charge demanded a study that assessed environmental, operational, technology, supply, demand, and infrastructure considerations.