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Americans Want Jobs, Not Higher Taxes

american economy  american jobs  domestic energy  energy taxes  gasoline prices  government revenue  taxes  natural gas tax  oil tax  pricewaterhouse coopers study 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted May 12, 2011

Even as the economy creates more jobs, unemployment remains much too high. That is one reason Americans remain highly suspicious of efforts to increase taxes on the oil and natural gas industry, an industry that supports more than 9.2 million jobs - and could create more than one million new jobs if we opened areas currently off limits, pursued oil and natural gas shale development, and furthered our energy partnership with Canada.

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Keystone Pipeline: The Sooner, the Better

canadian oil sands  domestic energy  economic growth  energy policy  gas prices  government revenue  keystone xl  keystone xl pipeline  oil sands 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 21, 2011

There's no doubt that American consumers will continue to need oil and natural gas in the years ahead. All credible energy forecasts, including those by the federal government, make that point quite clearly.

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API Welcomes Call for Increased Oil Sands Development

canada  canadian oil sands  government revenue  oil prices  oil sands 

Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted March 31, 2011

Today API released the following statement on oil sands development:

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API: Administration's energy policy will add jobs for Brazil

brazil  domestic energy  energy policy  government revenue 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted March 21, 2011

Editor's Note: API President and CEO Jack Gerard said the administration's offer to exchange batteries for oil from Brazil reflects its inadequate and illogical energy policy.

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Developing Domestic Energy - What the Issue Is

access  domestic energy  energy policy  government revenue  gulf of mexico  leasing 

John Felmy
Posted March 18, 2011

As a rule of thumb it is generally not a good idea to spend a lot of time arguing against the ridiculous. But when the ridiculous is coming from folks who have the power to implement policies which will harm our economic and energy security an exception to the rule is warranted. Such is the case with the notion that oil and natural gas companies don't want to develop oil and natural gas resources.

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ETR 128 More Taxes Mean Less Revenue

domestic energy  dual capacity  energy policy  government revenue  intangible drilling costs  section 199  taxes  president obama 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 15, 2011

In today's episode, I interview Brian Johnson, API's senior tax policy advisor, about the potential impact of the administration's energy tax proposals on the economy, U.S. jobs, and government revenues. 

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Ohio: The Next Oil and Natural Gas Frontier?

domestic energy  government revenue  ohio  utica shale 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 15, 2011

If you're following March Madness this year, you're probably aware that Ohio State is the top seed in the NCAA basketball tournament this year. Buckeye fans are thrilled, of course, and are hoping their team advances through the competition and becomes Number One in the nation.

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