Natural Gas Coalition Membership Reaches 27
August 12, 2020 – Our Nation’s Energy Future (ONE Future) announced today that Enbridge Inc., the largest infrastructure company in North America, has joined the coalition; bringing the total number of member companies to 27.
“Enbridge has a storied history of providing safe, reliable energy to its customers across North America, and we’re pleased they joined the ONE Future coalition,” said Richard Hyde, Executive Director, ONE Future. “Their commitment to being a community partner is recognized through their many best practices; we are confident they will be an asset to the organization.”
As a ONE Future member, Enbridge will report its 2019 methane results as part of the Transmission & Storage sector within the coalition and will hold a seat on ONE Future’s Board of Directors. The 2018 Methane Intensity Report was released in the Fall of 2019, the coalition registered a 2018 methane intensity number of 0.326%, a decrease of 41% from 2017 demonstrating that the natural gas industry can minimize methane emissions and increase production and throughput while supplying much needed energy to the U.S. and around the globe for years to come.
“We are pleased to be part of a coalition that shares our commitment to reduce methane emissions,” said Bill Yardley, Executive Vice President and President Gas Transmission & Midstream, Enbridge. “Enbridge takes this mission seriously. We recognize that climate change is a global issue and we’ve undertaken many innovative and proactive initiatives to manage and reduce our emissions. We’re focused on creating long-term value for all of our stakeholders.”
For specific information about the steps Enbridge has taken, please visit https://www.enbridge.com/sustainability.
About Enbridge Inc.
Enbridge Inc. is a leading North American energy infrastructure company. We safely and reliably deliver the energy people need and want to fuel quality of life. Our core businesses include Liquids Pipelines, which transports approximately 25 percent of the crude oil produced in North America; Gas Transmission and Midstream, which transports approximately 20 percent of the natural gas consumed in the U.S.; Gas Distribution and Storage, which serves approximately 3.8 million retail customers in Ontario and Quebec; and Renewable Power Generation, which generates approximately 1,750 MW of net renewable power in North America and Europe. The Company’s common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol ENB. For more information, visit www.enbridge.com.
About ONE Future
ONE Future was formed when eight companies came together in 2014 with a focus to collectively achieve a science-based average rate of methane emissions across our facilities equivalent to one percent (or less) of total natural gas production. Since our formation, we have grown to 27 companies accounting for the some of the largest natural gas producers, transmission and distribution companies in the U.S. ONE Future members operate in 11 out of the 19 production basins and other segments of the value chain operate in multiple regions of the country, hence ONE Future’s data represent a geographically diverse and material share of the U.S. natural gas supply chain. Its members include Antero Resources, Apache, Ascent Resources, Atmos Energy, Berkshire Hathaway Pipeline Group, BHP, Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP, Dominion Energy, EagleClaw Midstream, Enbridge, Equinor, EQT, Equitrans Midstream, Hess, Kinder Morgan, National Grid, New Jersey Natural Gas, Noble Energy, NW Natural, ONEOK, Southern Company Gas, Southern Star, Southwestern Energy, Summit Utilities, TC Energy, Williams and Xcel Energy. For more information visit www.onefuture.us.