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Operations Stewardship

Responsible Operations

At SM Energy, we take very seriously the manner in which we conduct our business. We strive to be recognized as an operator, employer, partner and customer of choice.

Health and Safety

SM Energy seeks to conduct its business in a manner that recognizes the importance of safeguarding the environment and protects the health and safety of all persons.  Consistent with our company values, we strive to achieve performance excellence in environmental, health and safety (EHS) management, and we believe that most environmental, health and safety incidents are preventable.


SM Energy is committed to operating in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. Protecting the environment is an integral part of our company’s core values. Maintaining a healthy and safe environment for our employees and surrounding neighbors where we live, work and operate is one of our highest priorities. We believe that protecting the environment is part of our license to operate and the right thing to do.

Drilling and Completions

Drilling and completions are important operations to get right every time. SM Energy is dedicated to responsibly drill, complete and hydraulically fracture wells. We are committed to protect people, groundwater and the environment.