The Big Oil & Gas Mafia claims that they operate in a responsible manner. If you criticize them, like I do, they say you are just against all drilling even responsible drilling. Im not against responsible drilling but I doubt exists because I’ve never seen responsible drilling anywhere.
This is an example of responsible drilling NOT brought to Gardendale, Texas by Berry Petroleum and exposed by Gardendale Accountability Project.
Note that the flare is right next to some tank batteries. That could have been really bad.
Here is another example of responsible drilling NOT:
You can read more about Gardendale in this article: Mess in Texas: Holding big oil accountable in the long star state.