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API: America leading in natural gas production, carbon emission reductions

PHILADELPHIA, July 25, 2016 – The United States is leading the world in natural gas production that has increased 46 percent over the past decade. The leadership of the United States in natural gas production has also led to our nation being a global leader in the reduction of carbon emissions which are near 20-year lows.

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API: Majority of voters oppose energy policies that will raise costs on consumers

CLEVELAND, July 21, 2016 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement in response to remarks by Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention.

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Petroleum demand rose in June (includes monthly statistical report)

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2016 – Total petroleum deliveries in June moved up by 2.8 percent from June 2015 to average 20.1 million barrels per day. These were the highest June deliveries in nine years, since 2007. Compared with May, total domestic petroleum deliveries, a measure of U.S. petroleum demand, increased 2.2 percent. For year-to-date, total domestic petroleum deliveries moved up 1.7 percent compared to the same period last year.

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API: Increased natural gas use lowering carbon emissions throughout Ohio

CLEVELAND, July 22, 2016 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard shared how the increased use of natural gas has lowered carbon emissions from the electric power generation throughout Ohio.

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API donates $120,000 to Ohio Association of Foodbanks

CLEVELAND, July 21, 2016 – American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Jack Gerard presented the Ohio Association of Food banks with a donation of $120,000 resulting from a charitable fundraising event hosted by the API. The Ohio Association of Foodbanks is a network of twelve Feeding America food banks and more than 3,300 member food pantries, soup kitchens, and other hunger relief organizations serving all 88 counties in Ohio.

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API: Natural gas lowering energy costs for Ohio

CLEVELAND, July 20, 2016 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard cited the real benefits that the increased use of natural gas is bringing to Ohio especially when it comes to powering homes and businesses.

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API: Ohio natural gas production up nearly 1000 percent from 2006-2015

CLEVELAND, July 19, 2016 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard called Ohio one example of how America’s energy renaissance is transforming communities across the country.

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Federal energy policy should reflect will of American voters and protect consumers

CLEVELAND, July 19, 2016 – As the Republican National Committee released its party platform, API President and CEO Jack Gerard called on party leaders to embrace what American voters want – energy policies that benefit consumers. 

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Oil production surges 85 percent over the last decade

CLEVELAND, July 18, 2016 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard noted that our nation needs to put in place federal policies that advance the growth in our nation’s energy sector. 

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API: Legislation Targeting Oil and Natural Gas Production is Misguided

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2016 – API Executive Vice President Louis Finkel said legislation introduced today by a small number of Democratic senators increasing liability for oil and natural gas companies is unnecessary and out of step with voters’ energy priorities.

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