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Range Recognized as Operator of the Year

Jul 06, 2015

Range Resources Operator of Year Text

Virginia Beach, VA -  Range Resources - Pine Mountain, Inc. was recognized as Operator of the Year and other outstanding achievements by members of the gas and oil industry in Virginia were awarded by the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy at the Virginia Oil and Gas Association's conference in Virginia Beach in June.

Range Resources, based in Dickenson County, received the Operator of the Year award for demonstrating leadership in the Commonwealth's energy industry. The company grew in 2014 after purchasing around 3,000 wells. It has a plan in place to comply with new performance standards from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality in addition to an exemplary record with the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. 

"It's an honor and a privilege to work in the Commonwealth of Virginia, providing jobs and clean-burning energy security for the nation," said Jerry Grantham, Vice President of the Southern Appalachia Division of Range Resources. "But, it is especially humbling for the men and women who work at Range to receive this recognition. We take great pride in environmental and safety best practices and we commend the Commonwealth for developing this recognition, which we are confident will help to foster even greater strides in the responsible development of Virginia's vast natural gas reserves." 

To read the full Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy press release, click here