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Update on the Industry's Task Forces

bp  deepwater horizon  gulf of mexico  gulf oil spill  offshore drilling  offshore equipment safety  offshore operating procedures  oil industry task forces  oil spill cleanup  oil spill in gulf  oil spill response  spill response 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 11, 2010

As we've explained on this blog, API and its member companies have developed dozens of standards and best practices on offshore energy development. The oil and natural industry takes seriously its responsibility to produce energy safely and to protect the environment, and many of the industry's standards and best practices address these critically important issues.

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Energy Tomorrow Radio: Episode 107- Louisiana's Response to Gulf Oil Spill

deepwater horizon  gulf oil spill  louisiana  offshore drilling  oil spill cleanup  oil spill response  spill response  spill cleanup technology 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 11, 2010

In today's episode, I interview Chris John, president of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association, about Louisiana's response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the importance of continuing offshore development. 

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Making Mischief with Numbers

domestic energy  energy reality  gulf of mexico  offshore drilling  rhetoric vs reality 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 10, 2010

The Center for American Progress (CAP) has posted a study on its Web site that could be one of the most misleading, stunningly incorrect documents posted online in months. It asserts that U.S. government energy data show "a large portion of the oil produced in the Gulf Coast region is actually exported to other nations..."

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Americans Continue to Support Offshore Drilling

deepwater horizon  offshore drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 5, 2010

A new Zogby poll shows that 63 percent of Americans believe offshore energy development should be expanded, despite the Deepwater Horizon tragedy. Interestingly, 62 percent of respondents also said they believe expansion plans should be postponed until the accident's cause is found. 

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The Future of Offshore Drilling

deepwater horizon  energy reality  offshore drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 4, 2010

In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon accident, one of the most often asked questions is: What does this mean for the future of offshore drilling? 

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A History of Offshore Safety

deepwater horizon  offshore drilling  spill response 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 30, 2010

As southeasterly winds push oil into the Louisiana marshes today, several government agencies, the Navy, the oil and natural gas industry and wildlife experts are working to protect sensitive habitats. 

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Americans Offer Support to Spill Responders

bp  deepwater horizon  offshore drilling  oil spill  spill response  coast guard 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 26, 2010

The U.S. Coast Guard is expected to hold another news conference at 4:00 East Coast time today about the Deepwater Horizon tragedy.

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