PureWest Energy Wins “Best Place to Work” Honor

For Immediate Release

May 8, 2023

DENVER, CO – PureWest Energy, LLC (“PureWest”), a leading Rocky Mountain independent natural gas producer recognized for its low greenhouse gas emission rates and industry-leading technology, was honored with the “Best Place to Work” distinction by the Denver Business Journal, winning the  2023 Large Company category. As reflected in its annual ESG report, PureWest Energy places a high priority on cultivating a positive, productive and inclusive environment for employees while producing the cleanest natural gas on the market today.

“I am proud of the culture we have developed at PureWest, and winning this award is yet another reminder that we are maintaining a high standard of excellence across our operations,” said PureWest Chief Executive Officer Chris Valdez. “This recognition is a testament to PureWest’s commitment to supporting our people, personally and professionally. By fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment, we are able to provide exceptional service in addition to our best-in-class natural gas.”

This award recognizes workplaces that provide exceptional work environments, prioritizing employee satisfaction, company culture, and leadership. The Denver Business Journal utilizes an independent survey of Denver-based employees, conducted and analyzed by Quantum Workplace, to evaluate selected companies. Of the 200 nominated companies, 70 were selected to participate in the review, with PureWest ranking as the top large company to work for in Denver, with a score of 94.50.

Through the survey, employees underscored PureWest’s commitments to establishing a collaborative work environment, upholding company-wide values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and a dedication to operational excellence, which led to a reduction in Scope 1 greenhouse gas emissions by 26% in 2021 while increasing natural gas production by 21%.

PureWest prioritizes workplace values that establish an innovative, respectful, collaborative, and accountable community. To learn more about PureWest’s commitments to its people, please visit https://purewest.com/corporate-responsibility/.

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About PureWest

PureWest Energy, LLC is a private energy company focused on developing its long-life gas reserves in Wyoming’s Green River Basin where the Company controls more than 114,000 net acres in and around the prolific Pinedale and Jonah Fields. PureWest is focused on achieving ever-higher ESG performance as part of its commitment to stakeholders and has an industry leading methane intensity rate of 0.05%, more than two years with zero motor vehicle incidents, and PureWest’s employee led community investment program. Additional information is available at PureWest.com.