Laredo Petroleum Becomes First Public Permian Operator to Join RSG Movement

Through an agreement with Project Canary, Laredo Petroleum is initiating a continuous emissions monitoring pilot and responsibly sourced gas certification at select Midland Basin well sites in the Permian.

Laredo Petroleum Becomes First Public Permian Operator to Join RSG Movement

“As the first public company in the Permian Basin to engage with Project Canary’s monitoring and RSG certification process, we are further demonstrating our commitment to ESG leadership,” says CEO Jason Pigott. (Source: Hart Energy)

Laredo Petroleum Inc. joined the responsibly sourced gas (RSG) movement with a partnership on Sept. 30 that marks the first for a public oil and gas company in the Permian Basin.

Through an agreement with Project Canary, Laredo Petroleum initiated continuous emissions monitoring pilot and RSG certification at select well sites within Laredo’s western Glasscock and Howard County development areas in West Texas.

“I am proud to announce our implementation of continuous emissions monitoring and our pursuit of responsibly sourced gas certification,” Jason Pigott, president and CEO of Laredo Petroleum, commented in a company release on Sept. 30 that also announced the release of Laredo’s 2021 ESG and Climate Risk Report.

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Emily Patsy

Emily Patsy is the senior managing editor for Hart Energy’s Digital News Group. She's responsible for the daily news flow and also manages the A&D Watch and Energy Pulse weekly newsletters.