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Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Content Index

General Disclosures
 

GRI StandardDisclosureDescriptionLocation or Direct Answer
GRI 102: General Disclosures 2016
Organizational Profile
102-1Name of the organizationEQT Corporation
102-2Activities, brands, products, and servicesMarkets and Products
Hydraulic fracturing is prohibited in some regions of the United States; however, EQT does not have active operations in these areas. Additionally, there are no bans on any of EQT’s primary brands, products, or services.
102-3Location of headquartersPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
102-4Location of operationsCorporate Profile
102-5Ownership and legal formCorporate Profile
102-6Markets servedMarkets and Products
102-7Scale of the organizationCorporate Profile
102-8Information on employees and other workersTotal Employees (as of 12/31/18): 965
 
Permanent Employees: 963
  • Female: 271
  • Male: 692
  • Kentucky: 2
  • Pennsylvania: 828
  • Texas: 1
  • Virginia: 1
  • West Virginia: 131
Full-time Employees: 955
  • Female: 263
  • Male: 692
  • Kentucky: 2
  • Pennsylvania: 820
  • Texas: 1
  • Virginia: 1
  • West Virginia: 131
Temporary Employees: 2
  • Female: 0
  • Male: 2
  • Pennsylvania: 2
Part-time Employees: 10
  • Female: 8
  • Male: 2
  • Pennsylvania: 10

EQT utilizes contract labor to supplement our workforce to cover periods of high work volume or large, short-term projects in our offices. Currently, contractors make up approximately 90% of EQT’s total work hours across our office and field locations.
102-9Supply chainMarkets and Products
102-10Significant changes to the organization and its supply chainCorporate Profile
102-11Precautionary Principle or approachAlthough EQT does not formally follow the precautionary principle, we assess environmental risks across our operations.
102-12External initiativesPolitical Involvement
and Public Policy
102-13Membership of associationsPolitical Involvement
and Public Policy
Strategy
102-14Statement from senior decision-makerCEO Letter
Ethics and Integrity
102-16Values, principles, standards and norms of behaviorEthics and Integrity
102-17Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethicsEthics and Integrity
Governance
102-18Governance structureGovernance
102-19Delegating authorityGovernance
102-20Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental and social topicsGovernance
102-22Composition of the highest governance body and its committeesGovernance
102-23Chair of the highest governance bodyGovernance
102-24Nominating and selecting the highest governance bodyGovernance
102-25Conflicts of interestGovernance
102-26Roles of highest governance body in setting purpose, values and strategyGovernance
102-27Collective knowledge of highest governance bodyGovernance
102-28Evaluating the highest governance body's performanceGovernance
102-29Identifying and managing economic, environmental and social impactsGovernance
102-30Effectiveness of risk management processesGovernance
102-31Review of economic, environmental and social topicsGovernance
102-32Highest governance body's role in sustainability reportingGovernance
102-33Communicating critical concernsGovernance
102-34Nature and total number of critical concernsGovernance
102-35Remuneration policiesGovernance
102-36Process for determining remunerationGovernance
102-37Stakeholders' involvement in remunerationGovernance
102-38Annual total compensation ratioGovernance
102-39Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratioGovernance
Stakeholder Engagement
102-40List of stakeholder groupsStakeholder Engagement
102-41Collective bargaining agreementsNone of EQT’s employees are covered by collective bargaining agreements.
102-42Identifying and selecting stakeholdersStakeholder Engagement
102-43Approach to stakeholder engagementStakeholder Engagement
102-44Key topics and concerns raisedStakeholder Engagement
Reporting Practices
102-45Entities included in the consolidated financial statementsCorporate Profile
102-46Defining report content and topic BoundariesAbout This
Report
102-47List of material topicsAbout This
Report
102-48Restatements of information2016-2017 data for the following disclosures have been restated to exclude Midstream operations:
102-49Changes in reportingAbout This
Report
102-50Reporting periodJanuary 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018
102-51Date of most recent reportAugust 28, 2018
102-52Reporting cycleAnnual
102-53Contact point for questions regarding the reportJosie Schultz, External Communications Manager (PublicAffairs@eqt.com)
102-54Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI StandardsThis report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option
102-55GRI content indexAbout This
Report
102-56External assuranceEQT conducted a self-assessment of the report; however, we did not submit the report for external assurance.

Topic-Specific Disclosures
 

GRI StandardDisclosureDescriptionLocation or Direct AnswerOmission
GRI 200 Economic Standard Series
Indirect Economic Impacts
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryIndirect Economic Impacts
103-2The management approach and its componentsIndirect Economic Impacts
103-3Evaluation of the management approachIndirect Economic Impacts
GRI 203: Indirect Economic Impacts 2016
203-1Infrastructure investments and services supportedLocal Communities
203-2Significant indirect economic impactsIndirect Economic Impacts
Procurement Practices
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryIndirect Economic Impacts
103-2The management approach and its componentsIndirect Economic Impacts
103-3Evaluation of the management approachIndirect Economic Impacts
GRI 204: Procurement Practices 2016
204-1Proportion of spending on local suppliersIndirect Economic Impacts
Sector-Specific Aspects
OG1Volume and type of estimated proved reserves and productionMarkets and Products
GRI 300 Environmental Standards Series
Energy
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryClimate and
GHG Emissions
103-2The management approach and its componentsClimate and
GHG Emissions
103-3Evaluation of the management approachClimate and
GHG Emissions
GRI 302: Energy 2016
302-1Energy consumption within the organizationClimate and
GHG Emissions
OG3Total amount of renewable energy generated by sourceClimate and
GHG Emissions
Water
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryWater
103-2The management approach and its componentsWater
103-3Evaluation of the management approachWater
GRI 303: Water 2016
303-1Water withdrawal by sourceWater
EQT tracks total water withdrawal, as well as water used by source, rather than water withdrawal by source.
Information unavailable for 303-1: EQT does not track rainwater usage and has no plans to begin.
303-2Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of waterWater
303-3Water recycled and reusedWater
Biodiversity
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
103-2The management approach and its componentsBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
103-3Evaluation of the management approachBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
GRI 304: Biodiversity 2016
304-1Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areasBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
304-2Significant impacts of activities, products and services on biodiversityBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
304-3Habitats protected or restoredBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
The reduction in active acreage in legally protected areas is a result of a new, less generalized data source than used in previous years
304-4IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operationsBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
OG4Number and percentage of significant operating sites in which biodiversity risk has been assessed and monitoredBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
Emissions
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryClimate and
GHG Emissions;
Air Quality
103-2The management approach and its componentsClimate and
GHG Emissions;
Air Quality
103-3Evaluation of the management approachClimate and
GHG Emissions;
Air Quality
GRI 305: Emissions 2016
305-1Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissionsClimate and
GHG Emissions
305-4GHG emissions intensityClimate and
GHG Emissions
305-7Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX) and other significant air emissionsAir QualityInformation unavailable for 305-7: EQT does not currently track Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) and has no plans to begin.
Effluents & Waste
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryEffluents
and Waste
103-2The management approach and its componentsEffluents
and Waste
103-3Evaluation of the management approachEffluents
and Waste
GRI 306: Effluents and Waste 2016
306-1Water discharge by quality and destinationEffluents
and Waste
306-2Waste by type and disposal methodEffluents
and Waste
306-3Significant spillsEffluents
and Waste
306-4Transport of hazardous wasteEffluents
and Waste
OG5Volume and disposal of formation or produced waterEffluents
and Waste
OG6Volume of flared and vented hydrocarbonClimate and
GHG Emissions
OG7Amount of drilling waste (drill mud and cuttings) and strategies for treatment and disposalEffluents
and Waste
Environmental Compliance
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
103-2The management approach and its componentsBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
103-3Evaluation of the management approachBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
GRI 307: Environmental Compliance 2016
307-1Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulationsWater
GRI 400 Social Standards Series
Employment
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryTalent Attraction
and Retention
103-2The management approach and its componentsTalent Attraction
and Retention
103-3Evaluation of the management approachTalent Attraction
and Retention
GRI 401: Employment 2016
401-1New employee hires and employee turnoverTalent Attraction
and Retention
401-2Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employeesTalent Attraction
and Retention
401-3Parental leaveTalent Attraction
and Retention
Occupational Health and Safety
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryOccupational
Health and Safety
103-2The management approach and its componentsOccupational
Health and Safety
103-3Evaluation of the management approachOccupational
Health and Safety
GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018
403-1Occupational health and safety management systemOccupational
Health and Safety
403-2Hazard identification, risk assessment and incident investigationOccupational
Health and Safety
403-3Occupational health servicesOccupational
Health and Safety
403-4Worker participation, consultation and communication on occupational health and safetyOccupational
Health and Safety
403-5Worker training on occupational health and safetyOccupational
Health and Safety
403-6Promotion of worker healthTalent Attraction
and Retention
403-7Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationshipsOccupational
Health and Safety
403-8Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management systemInformation unavailable for 403-8: This data is not available for 2018, as we are just beginning to collect such data.
403-9Work-related injuriesOccupational
Health and Safety
403-10Work-related ill healthOccupational
Health and Safety
Training and Education
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryTalent Attraction
and Retention
103-2The management approach and its componentsTalent Attraction
and Retention
103-3Evaluation of the management approachTalent Attraction
and Retention
GRI 404: Training and Education 2016
404-2Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programsTalent Attraction
and Retention
404-3Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviewsTalent Attraction
and Retention
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryTalent Attraction
and Retention
103-2The management approach and its componentsTalent Attraction
and Retention
103-3Evaluation of the management approachTalent Attraction
and Retention
GRI 405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity 2016
405-1Diversity of governance bodies and employeesTalent Attraction
and Retention;
Governance
Local Communities
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryLocal Communities
103-2The management approach and its componentsLocal Communities
103-3Evaluation of the management approachLocal Communities
GRI 413: Local Communities 2016
413-1Operations with local community engagement, impacts assessments and development programsLocal Communities
413-2Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communitiesLocal Communities
OG10Number and description of significant disputes with local communities and indigenous peoplesLocal Communities
OG11Number of sites that have been decommissioned and sites that are in the process of being decommissionedLocal Communities
OG12Operations where involuntary resettlement took place, the number of households resettled in each and how their livelihoods were affected in the processLocal Communities
Public Policy
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryPolitical Involvement
and Public Policy
103-2The management approach and its componentsPolitical Involvement
and Public Policy
103-3Evaluation of the management approachPolitical Involvement
and Public Policy
GRI 415: Public Policy 2016
415-1Political contributionsPolitical Involvement
and Public Policy
Socio Economic Compliance
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryLocal Communities
103-2The management approach and its componentsLocal Communities
103-3Evaluation of the management approachLocal Communities
GRI 419: Socioeconomic Compliance 2016
419-1Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic areaPublic Safety
and Emergency
Preparedness
Sector-Specific Aspect: Asset Integrity and Process Safety
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryPublic Safety
and Emergency
Preparedness
103-2The management approach and its componentsPublic Safety
and Emergency
Preparedness
103-3Evaluation of the management approachPublic Safety
and Emergency
Preparedness
OG13Number of process safety events, by business activityPublic Safety
and Emergency
Preparedness

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Index

Sustainability Disclosure Topics and Accounting Metrics
 

TopicAccounting MetricResponse/Location
Greenhouse Gas Emissions EM-EP-110a.1: Gross global Scope 1 emissions, percentage methane, percentage covered under emissions-limiting regulationsClimate and
GHG Emissions
EM-EP-110a.2: Amount of gross global Scope 1 emissions from: (1) flared hydrocarbons, (2) other combustion, (3) process emissions, (4) other vented emissions, and (5) fugitive emissionsClimate and
GHG Emissions
Air Quality EM-EP-120a.1: Air emissions of the following pollutants: (1) NOx (excluding N2O), (2) SOx, (3) volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and (4) particulate matter (PM10)Air Quality
Water Management EM-EP-140a.1: (1) Total fresh water withdrawn, (2) total fresh water consumed, percentage of each in regions with High or Extremely High Baseline Water StressWater
EM-EP-140a.2: Volume of produced water and flowback generated; percentage (1) discharged, (2) injected, (3) recycled; hydrocarbon content in discharged waterWater
EM-EP-140a.3: Percentage of hydraulically fractured wells for which there is public disclosure of all fracturing fluid chemicals usedWater
EM-EP-140a.4: Percentage of hydraulic fracturing sites where ground or surface water quality deteriorated compared to a baselineWater
Biodiversity Impacts EM-EP-160a.1: Description of environmental management policies and practices for active sitesBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health
EM-EP-160a.2: Number and aggregate volume of hydrocarbon spills, volume in Arctic, volume impacting shorelines with ESI rankings 8-10, and volume recoveredEffluents
and Waste
Security, Human Rights and Rights of Indigenous Peoples EM-EP-210a.3: Discussion of engagement processes and due diligence practices with respect to human rights, indigenous rights, and operation in areas of conflictLocal Communities
Community Relations EM-EP-210b.1: Discussion of process to manage risks and opportunities associated with community rights and interestsLocal Communities
Workforce Health and Safety EM-EP-320a.1: (1) Total recordable incident rate (TRIR), (2) fatality rate, (3) near miss frequency rate (NMFR), and (4) average hours of health, safety, and emergency response training for (a) full-time employees, (b) contract employees, and (c) short-service employeesTotal recordable incident rate, fatality rate, and average hours of health, safety, and emergency response training for employees can be found in Occupational Health and Safety. We do not track near miss frequency rate.
EM-EP-320a.2: Discussion of management systems used to integrate a culture of safety throughout the exploration and production lifecycleOccupational
Health and Safety
Business Ethics and Transparency EM-EP-510a.1: Percentage of (1) proved and (2) probable reserves in countries that have the 20 lowest rankings in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index0% — EQT only operates in the U.S., therefore, we have no reserves in these countries.
EM-EP-510a.2: Description of the management system for prevention of corruption and bribery throughout the value chainEthics and Integrity
Critical Incident Risk Management EM-EP-540a.2: Description of management systems used to identify and mitigate catastrophic and tail-end risksPublic Safety
and Emergency
Preparedness

Activity Metrics
 

Activity MetricResponse/Location
EM-EP-000.A: Production of: (1) oil, (2) natural gas, (3) synthetic oil, and (4) synthetic gasMarkets and Products

Disclosing the Facts (DtF) Index

IndicatorResponse/Location
1) Well EvaluationWater — see Monitoring Water Impacts
2) Well IntegrityWater — see Monitoring Water Impacts
3) Near MissesOccupational Health and Safety — see Safety Management System and Risk Identification
EQT tracks all near misses related to health and safety metrics, including leaks, spills and accidents. These metrics, while lagging indicators, are used to analyze what areas of focus need improvement.
4) Offset Well AssessmentWater — see Hydraulic Fracturing and Monitoring Water Impacts
5) Avoiding Induced Seismic ActivityEffluents and Waste — see Wastewater
6) Pre-drill H2O MonitoringWater — see Monitoring Water Impacts
7) Post-drill H2O MonitoringWater — see Monitoring Water Impacts
8) Evaluating Water ScarcityWater — see Management Approach
9) Total Water UseWater — see Evaluating Our Approach
10) Freshwater and Non-freshwater UseWater — see Evaluating Our Approach
11) Water Source TypesWater — see Evaluating Our Approach
12) Wastewater UseWater — see Evaluating Our Approach
13) Reducing FreshwaterWater — see Management Approach and Monitoring Water Impacts
14) Wastewater VolumeEffluents and Waste — see Wastewater
15) Wastewater Storage MethodsWater — see Monitoring Water Impacts
16) Wastewater Storage SafeguardsWater — see Monitoring Water Impacts
17) Drilling ResidualsEffluents and Waste — see Solid Waste
18) NORMEQT actively reviews whether new processes will generate naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM).
19) Managing Inactive WellsBiodiversity and Ecosystem Health — see Biodiversity and Land Management
20) Use of Waste ProductsEffluents and Waste — see Wastewater
21) Toxicity ReductionWater — see Hydraulic Fracturing
22) CBI DisclaimerWater — see Hydraulic Fracturing
23) Reducing CBI ClaimsWater — see Hydraulic Fracturing
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