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API files suit against City of Thornton, challenging new oil and gas regulations

DENVER, October 10, 2017 – The Colorado Petroleum Council today released the following statement as it joined the Colorado Oil and Gas Association in filing a lawsuit against new regulations adopted by the City of Thornton that could hurt jobs, raise energy costs to Colorado consumers, and hurt the state’s economy.

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Emissions have plunged 25 percent without proposed “Clean Power Plan”

WASHINGTON, October 10, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed action by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to address the flawed “Clean Power Plan.”

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American made energy is growing, estimated completed wells up 63 percent this year

Washington, October 9, 2017 – API today announced that estimated wells completed in the third quarter of 2017 increased 63 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016. This includes a dramatic 84 percent increase for all oil wells completed from year-ago levels. 

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