Health & Safety Initiative of the Year, Northeast 2012

Awarded to: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. Anadarko employs more than 5,100 men and women around the world who share a set of core values that includes integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus and open communication. In 2012, Forbes magazine listed Anadarko among the World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies, reflecting Anadarko’s commitment to its mission: To deliver a sustainable rate of return to shareholders by safely exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world’s health and welfare.

With premier positions in some of North America’s most prolific, long-lived resource basins, Anadarko is one of the most prominent producers in the onshore United States. The company is most active in the Rockies, Texas and Pennsylvania, where it is focused on developing oil and natural gas from shale formations, tight sands and fractured reservoirs.

In Pennsylvania, Anadarko is a leader in the development of clean-burning natural gas from the Marcellus Shale. Anadarko is committed to producing natural gas in a manner that protects Pennsylvania’s natural resources, and is committed to the shared prosperity of the communities around us. The company’s culture places a priority on sustainability, transparency and environmental and safety excellence with a prevention-first mindset. As such, Anadarko continuously implements, evaluates and refines each internal and external safety program to prudently manage and enhance its operations. This Oil and Gas Award is a testament to the company’s commitment by recognizing several of our safety programs and initiatives: Improved logistics through transportation management; reduced truck traffic through pipelines for freshwater transport; and, innovative facilities through pad grounding and hydrocarbon-tank blanketing in temporary operations.

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