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Massachusetts Senate Amendment Makes Energy Bill Anti-Consumer

BOSTON, June 30, 2016 – Massachusetts Petroleum Council Executive Director Steve Dodge said the amendment adopted by the Senate today to the energy bill could prevent Bay State consumers from benefiting from additional supplies of clean, reliable and affordable natural gas. The amendment prohibits the Department of Public Utilities from approving private pipeline financing.

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ONRR’s new rule could stifle production while creating widespread uncertainty

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2016 – API Upstream and Industry Operations Director Erik Milito issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) release of a final regulation on valuing royalties from oil and natural gas produced on public lands.

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API: New SEC transparency rule puts America at competitive disadvantage

Washington, June 27, 2016 – API Director of Tax and Accounting Policy Stephen Comstock said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s new rule to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act fails to strike the right balance between informing foreign citizens of government revenues and protecting the competitiveness of American companies.

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