OREANDA-NEWS. Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) today released its annual corporate responsibility report. The new report highlights the Company's commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices in its domestic areas of operation, governance, safety and environmental stewardship, workforce development and community support. A digital version of the report is available at www.newfield.com/CR.  

Newfield's report, Building the Best, captures the sustainable practices currently in place at the Company, and covers the steps the Company plans to take to enhance the future quality and content of its corporate responsibility reporting. The report was developed in accordance with the core level options of the Global Reporting Initiative G4 Guidelines and the disclosures and performance data were cross-referenced with sector-specific reporting guidelines, based on IPIECA/API/IOGP Oil and Gas Industry Guidance on Voluntary Sustainability Reporting. A comprehensive index of reporting elements and environmental, social and governance performance data also is available at www.newfield.com/CR.  

"This report captures the collective efforts of our people across the organization and provides an effective medium for us to share these accomplishments with our stockholders, employees, communities and interested parties," said Gary D. Packer, Newfield's chief operating officer. "Our people do far more than simply find and produce oil and natural gas. We have a culture that is committed to sustainable business practices which has been demonstrated throughout our organization since day one. From the Company's founding in 1988, we have mandated that safety and environmental responsibility remain core to our operations. Our employees and contractors understand that we have high standards and they strive for continuous advancements in health and safety, governance, conservation and sustainable practices and proactive citizenship."             

Newfield Exploration Company is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids. We are focused on North American resource plays and our principal areas of domestic operation include the Mid-Continent, the Rocky Mountains and onshore Texas.