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COGCC Maps show absurdity of changing existing setback regulations

DENVER, May 27, 2016 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley today said that detailed maps released by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) show that, if passed, Initiative #78 would effectively institute a statewide ban on oil and natural gas development, putting the state’s economy on a reckless path and ignoring the needs of Colorado families, economic opportunity, job creation, revenue to the government, and America’s need for energy security.

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API: Memorial Day travel more affordable for consumers thanks to U.S. energy revolution

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2016 – U.S. consumers continue to take advantage of America’s energy revolution and affordable gas prices as we head into the summer driving season, said API Chief Economist Erica Bowman on a conference call with reporters.

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API welcomes 2016 national energy discussion

API Executive Vice President Louis Finkel said the industry is glad to see energy become a part of the national discussion because it’s important to consumers, the economy, and our national security.

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