Natural landscape near QEP Resources environmentally friendly oil drilling.

Health, Safety & Environment

At QEP, we strive to minimize our impact to the environment where we operate, and we focus on the protection of the health, safety and well-being of our employees, contractors, families, friends and neighbors. These are fundamental responsibilities of our company and of each employee. We believe that no aspect of our operations is of greater importance.

We respect the environment and the communities where we live, work and operate. Our adherence to industry regulations and state-of-the-art well construction methods, paired with ongoing water, air and land conservation initiatives, help to ensure we conduct our business with respect and care for the environment, and manage risks to drive sustainable business growth.

2019 Total Recordable Injury Rate (TRIR)

TRIR for Employees

QEP HSE Training

All employees and contractors performing work on QEP sites are required to participate in orientations prior to commencement of work.

Stop Work Authority

Employees and contractors working for QEP have the authority and the RESPONSIBILITY to STOP any job or work that they feel is unsafe or poses a threat to the environment.


Site safety sign at QEP Resources oil and gas company.

Our governance model ensures that we are upholding our commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment (HSE), and includes: (1) Integration of HSE metrics into the company’s pay and annual incentive plan; (2) Monthly and quarterly reviews of HSE performance, including key performance indicators, with our Board of Directors, management teams and employees; (3) Internal audit program; and (4) Organizational focus on continuous improvement.

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