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Virginia Petroleum Council: Offshore exploration can bring jobs, consumer benefits and economic growth to Virginia

RICHMOND, February 21, 2018 – Virginia Executive Director Miles Morin emphasized the opportunities that exploring offshore energy resources can bring to Virginia’s economic and energy future prior to today’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management public hearing on the Interior Department’s proposed five-year offshore natural gas and oil leasing plan. 

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South Carolina Petroleum Council: Offshore exploration is critical to state's economic future

COLUMBIA, February 13, 2018 – South Carolina Petroleum Council Executive Director Mark Harmon today highlighted the need for exploring offshore energy resources and the importance to South Carolina’s economic future prior to today’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management public hearing on the Interior Department’s proposed five-year offshore natural gas and oil leasing plan. 


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Florida Petroleum Council: Offshore Exploration Beneficial to Florida's Economy and Jobs

TALLAHASSEE, February 8, 2018 – Florida Petroleum Council Executive Director David Mica today pointed to Florida’s significant economic opportunity to safely and responsibly develop Florida’s offshore energy resources in advance of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management public hearing on the Interior Department’s proposed five-year offshore natural gas and oil leasing plan.

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CPC applauds Senate actions supporting affordable, reliable energy future for Colorado families

DENVER, February 1, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council issued the following statement regarding two votes (SB 63 and SB 64) by the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy committee completed today that signaled support for responsible energy development to the benefit of the state economy, workforce and consumers and terminated proposals that could halt all oil and natural gas development in the state.

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API: Removing Eastern Gulf from OCS 5-year plan is premature

WASHINGTON, January 10, 2018 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement on Interior Secretary Zinke’s announcement to remove the Eastern Gulf of Mexico from the recently released five-year offshore oil and natural gas leasing plan. 

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API: New offshore energy plan will strengthen U.S. energy security

WASHINGTON, January 4, 2018 – API welcomed the Interior Department’s new proposal for a five-year offshore oil and natural gas leasing plan to allow greater access to energy resources in the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf, putting the U.S. on the right track towards increased energy production, economic growth, and job creation.

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