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API Ohio: Picking winners and losers in energy markets hurts consumers

COLUMBUS, Ohio – April 6, 2017 – API Ohio Executive Director Chris Zeigler strongly criticized new legislation filed in the Ohio State Senate (Senate Bill SB. 128) that would subsidize nuclear power companies at the expense of Ohioans.

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API’s Gerard releases new study on impacts of restricting fossil fuel production

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard stressed the need for forward-looking energy policies that embrace the U.S. energy renaissance as API released a new study examining the negative impacts of policies that restrict the production of fossil fuels. 

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New report forecasts damage to American economy, jobs, and energy production from new Jones Act rulings

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2017 – API released a new report today projecting significant and damaging impacts from the Customs and Border Protection Agency’s (CBP) proposed modifications to its rulings related to the use of Jones Act vessels in offshore oil and natural gas activity, including the potential for significant loss of American jobs, reduced U.S. oil and natural gas production, and diminished revenues for federal and state government.

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Colorado Petroleum Council hires Michael Paules as Associate Director

DENVER, April 3, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley today announced Michael Paules as the new Associate Director for API’s division in Colorado.

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API: Natural gas essential to providing reliable energy, study says

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2017 – API Chief Economist Erica Bowman reiterated the benefits of natural gas for electricity generation and grid reliability after PJM Interconnection, which coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity in all or parts of 13 states and the District of Columbia for more than 65 million people, released a study confirming the reliability of natural gas for power generation.

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API-Ohio welcomes former Ohio Senate Democratic Budget and Finance Director as Legislative Analyst

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 31, 2017 – API-Ohio today announced Claire Linkhart will be joining API as the new legislative analyst.

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Appeals court decision places Colorado’s environmental and economic goals at risk

DENVER, March 29, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley today said that Colorado is a national leader not only in producing oil and natural gas but also in protecting the environment.

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API welcomes the Trump administration’s executive order on Energy Independence

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard called President Trump’s “Energy Independence” executive order an important step forward in restoring common sense regulations that are needed to advance the U.S. energy renaissance.

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Ban on hydraulic fracturing hurts Maryland's economic and environmental goals

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 27, 2017 – Maryland Petroleum Council (MPC) Executive Director Drew Cobbs said today that the Maryland General Assembly’s decision to approve a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing could hurt Maryland families, jobs, government revenue and energy security.

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API welcomes repeal of uncertain, harmful ONRR valuation rule

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 – API Upstream and Industry Operations Group Director Erik Milito welcomed the Interior Department’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) plan to repeal its regulation on valuing royalties from oil and natural gas produced on public lands due to the rule’s lack of certainty, clarity and consistency.

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