Chevron is first company to meet Sustainable Shale standards

Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, according to the Daily Report in Greenfield Ind. The newspaper says Chevron’s Appalachia operations have met 15 of the standards in the certification process sponsored by the Center for Sustainable Shale, a partnership between major energy companies, environmental groups and charitable foundations. The certification program is meant to work much like Underwriters Laboratories, which puts its UL seal on electrical appliances. For more, read the full story.

Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia