"We raise black and red angus cattle. We also produce natural gas - it's how we make our living." - Keith Burgett, Farmer
Keith has owned his farm for 30 years. With six active natural gas wells on his land, he can now grow the size of his farm, modernize his equipment and even send his grandchildren to college - all while protecting the health of the land and groundwater.
In many rural communities where economic development has lagged behind, natural gas development is breathing new life into family farms and ensuring these businesses will continue to thrive for the next generation.Learn why Keith Burgett decided to lease his land for natural gas production.
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The U.S. Geological Survey released findings from a review of 127 domestic water wells to determine the potential effects of natural gas production on groundwater. After analyzing water samples for major ions, trace metals and methane, the USGS study provides further evidence that natural gas development is being done safely and responsibly.LEARN MORE
Apache Corp is the first company to power entire hydraulic fracturing jobs with engines that run on natural gas. The engines use natural gas as a fuel source, reducing the amount of diesel they consume and the emissions they release.LEARN MORE
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