About the Appalachian Shale Recommended Practices Group

The Appalachian Shale Recommended Practices Group (ASRPG) is a consortium of 11 of the Appalachian Basin's largest natural gas and oil producers, who have come together to identify and disseminate responsible standards and practices for effective environmental, health and safety practices utilized in shale natural gas and oil development operations in the Appalachian region.


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  • 05/01/2012 ASRPG Press release

    Consortium of Energy Producers Announces Recommended Standards and Practices for Exploration and Production of Natural Gas and Oil from Appalachian Shales Read More >>

Appalachian Shale Recommended Practices Group

The ASRPG's Recommended Standards and Practices were developed to promote effective safety, environmental and health practices consistent with key recommendations of both the U.S. Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) final report issued in November 2011 and the National Petroleum Council's (NPC) Prudent Development report issued in September 2011.

U.S. Secretary of Energy Advisory Board report

National Petroleum Council's Prudent Development report

ASPRG Recommended Standards & Practices

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