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  • See How They Voted

    See how your federal legislators voted on issues of importance to the oil and natural gas industry this Congress.
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    Renewable Fuel Standard Facts

    The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 included an expanded Renewable Fuel Standard, which the EPA used to develop a final rule effective July 1, 2010. To comply with the Standard, biofuel producers and importers must blend increasing amounts of biofuels into gasoline and diesel.
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    U.S. Crude Oil Exports

    Consumers are among the first to benefit from free trade, and crude oil is no exception. Gasoline costs are tied to a global market; additional crude oil exports could help increase supplies, put downward pressure on the prices at the pump and create more jobs right here at home.
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    Liquefied Natural Gas: Exports - America’s Opportunity and Advantage

    LNG, or liquefied natural gas, is a clear, odorless, noncorrosive, nontoxic liquid that is formed when natural gas is cooled to around -260 F. This shrinks the volume by about 600 times, making the resource easier to store and transport through marine shipments.
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    API Map of LNG sites Critical to U.S. Export Goals

    API has launched a new web-based map tracking liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects, including those waiting for approval from the federal government. Approval of the multi-billion dollar export terminals could create thousands of American jobs, strengthen the U.S. geopolitical position, reduce global emissions, and help the Obama administration to meet its promise to double American exports.
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    The State of American Energy Report

    This 2016 State of American Energy report, which details the economic, job creation, energy security and global leadership opportunities created by our nation’s 21st century energy revolution and the policy challenges we must overcome to ensure that these benefits extend for generations to come.
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    Jack Gerard delivers 2016 State of American Energy address

    Jack Gerard, API President and CEO, outlines The State of American Energy and the role of the oil and natural gas industry in economic growth, job creation and energy security.
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  • Our Energy Tomorrow: An Interactive Guide to the Future of Energy

    Welcome to the Future of Energy! There are lots of opinions about how we should power our world in the coming decades, but how do you separate fact from fiction? This unique web experience is designed to let you explore many possible futures, using information from the federal Energy Information Administration.
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  • The Impacts of U.S. Crude Oil Exports

    A new state-by-state analysis shows that 18 U.S. states could gain over 5,000 jobs each in 2020 from exports of U.S. crude oil. The U.S. is poised to become the world’s largest oil producer, and access to foreign customers will create economic opportunities across the country.
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    The Right Road to Clean Power

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) describes President Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) as a “historic” step forward in reducing carbon emissions from power plants. However, a closer look reveals yet another government preference for renewable power that ignores the current contributions and future potential for natural gas, nuclear and hydroelectric power.
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