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  • Women and Minorities

    Women and Minorities in the Oil and Natural Gas Industry

    A vast opportunity exists for the oil and natural gas industry to attract, retain, and develop life long careers for women and minorities. Nearly 1.3 million job opportunities are projected in the oil & gas and petrochemical industries through 2030. Women and minority workers represent a critically vital and available talent pool to help meet the demands of the projected growth and expansion.
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  • Energizing America

    Energizing America

    The United States is at an historic turning point for the country and its energy policies. But many Americans lack a full understanding of the oil and natural gas industry. API has assembled this oil and gasoline primer to encourage a constructive public policy debate that leads to a new fact-based comprehensive energy policy.
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  • Energy Works Map - Oil and Natural Gas Jobs by State

    The U.S. oil and natural gas industry supports more than 9 million jobs nationwide, supports over 7% of GDP, and contributes more than $86 million to the Federal Treasury every day.
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  • Who Supports Building Keystone XL?

    Keystone XL Pipeline

    The United States and Canada enjoy the largest trading partnership across the longest peaceful border in the world. Getting more U.S. energy from a friendly North American neighbor would reduce U.S. reliance on energy resources from less stable regions, create American jobs, while enhancing domestic energy and national security.
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    The Facts on NAAQS - National Ambient Air Quality Standards

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a statutory duty under the Clean Air Act to periodically review the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for six primary pollutants: carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, particle pollution and sulfur dioxide. These reviews are designed to ensure that the air quality standards are set at levels to protect public health.
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    New Ozone Rules Could Be the Most Expensive Ever

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should not change the current ozone standards. The U.S. government has a responsibility to keep federal regulations sensible and not change standards on businesses and consumers needlessly.
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  • Attitudes and Perceptions of Women About Seeking Employment in the Oil & Natural Gas Industry

    A vast opportunity exists for the oil and natural gas industry to attract, retain, and develop life long careers for women in the industry. A critical part of recruiting more women is understanding their attitudes and perceptions in regards to the oil and natural gas industry. Through a series of focus groups and a national survey, American Viewpoint and Lake Research Partners learned what is important to women when making employment decisions, what they already know and understand about the oil and natural gas industry, and what messages resonate with them.
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  • The Economic Impacts of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry

    The oil and natural gas industry is the backbone of the American economy and what happens in the industry reverberates throughout the entire economy.
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    Oil and Natural Gas Stimulate American Economic and Job Growth

    This report presents the findings of a 2014 survey of U.S. businesses that constitute America’s domestic oil and natural gas supply chain.  Included in the survey are companies that provide goods and services for onshore oil and natural gas development, whether as operators, contractors, service companies, suppliers, or other vendors.
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  • IHS Jobs Report

    Minority and Female Employment in the Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Industries

    This report examines the employment outlook of African American and Hispanic workers and employment by gender in the oil and natural gas and petrochemical industries over the period 2010 to 2030.
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