Corporate Responsibility Highlights
We are committed to safely and responsibly producing oil and natural gas.
Safety is more than a company metric — it is a value that drives our commitment to responsible operations. We set and deliver on strict safety standards, prioritizing safety for everyone every day. Our safety culture is modeled first by CEO Doug Lawler, with guidance and leadership from our Health, Safety, Environmental and Regulatory (HSER) team.
Maintaining a safe work environment and supporting safe behaviors is a commitment that each of our employees own together. We hold each other accountable to keeping our sites, our co-workers and our contractors safe.
One program that reinforces this philosophy of personal responsibility is Stop Work Authority. Through Stop Work Authority, every employee and contractor has the right and responsibility to stop work if conditions are unsafe or could cause harm to the environment.
It started as one of employee Jake Holland’s goals — to implement a safety initiative in the Louisville, Ohio, field office. Holland, a Field Services Superintendent, says he didn’t know what would come out of that commitment but knew he wanted to make a difference in the office’s safety performance. What he didn’t know was that his “Who We Work For” campaign would ignite employees and further reiterate that safety is personal at Chesapeake.Read More