High Performance Standards Responsible stewardship of our environment
and its resources
See what's at stake

The Center for Responsible Shale Development (CRSD) is an alliance of energy producers and environmental organizations working together to demonstrate responsible stewardship of the environment and its resources.

Our goals are to keep communities healthy, the environment clean, and families safe by optimizing the net social benefit of shale gas development.

Certified Responsible Badge 2016 - 2018

Rigorous Standards and Responsible Stewardship Through Strong Collaboration

CRSD standards meet, and often exceed, state and federal regulations. Companies can seek certifications in Air & Climate, Water & Waste, or both concurrently. Auditors evaluate the applicant’s operations to the standards of the certification. A summary of every completed audit report is available on this website.

All producers operating in the Appalachian region are eligible to apply for certification.

Strategic Partners

Recent News

More News