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Colorado Petroleum Council welcomes mill levy increase to ensure necessary funding for COGCC

DENVER, February 12, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) issued the following statement in support of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s (COGCC) mill levy increase to secure much needed funding for the Commission to ensure adequate staffing and timely review and approval of applications for safe and responsible energy development in Colorado.


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API: Energy infrastructure critical to nation’s consumers, workers, environment

WASHINGTON, February 12, 2018 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed President Trump’s commitment to promoting our nation’s energy infrastructure as the White House released its infrastructure legislative outline.


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CPC disappointed in House Vote, urges Senate to protect Colorado from reckless legislation

DENVER, February 9, 2018 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley criticized the Colorado House of Representatives approval of legislation by a vote of 34-30 that could slow or even halt energy development in Colorado and decrease revenue to the state.

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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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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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API: Natural gas is critical to a reliable, resilient electric power system

WASHINGTON, February 6, 2018 – API released the following statement highlighting the positive impacts that natural gas brings to power generation and corrected the record following testimony by nuclear energy advocates at today’s House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing. 

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Gov. Wolf advocates for tax that Pennsylvania already has

HARRISBURG, Pa., February 6, 2018 – Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania (API-PA) Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman issued the following response today to Governor Wolf’s recurring proposal to increase taxes on Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry.

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House Bill is an irresponsible attempt to ban safe and reliable Colorado energy production

DENVER, February 1, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council testified today before the House Committee on Health, Insurance and Environment in opposition to House Bill18-1071, legislation that would slow energy development in Colorado and decrease revenue to the government.

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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’s Jack Gerard Highlights Energy Priorities Ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union address

WASHINGTON, January 30, 2018 – Ahead of the president’s State of the Union address, API President and CEO Jack Gerard highlighted ways that the natural gas and oil industry can help the United States lead the world in energy while advancing its environmental, economic and national security goals.

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