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Energy Security, Economic Security and Retirement Security

energy economy  energy investment  natural gas 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted January 31, 2013

More than 97 percent of stock in U.S. oil and natural gas companies is held by the public, including many Americans who depend on these earnings to secure their retirements through investments in IRAs, 401(k)s and pension funds. So when oil and natural gas company earnings are strong, it’s good news for retirees.

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VIDEO: The Formula for Energy Growth

energy development  energy policy  energy regulation  energy investment 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted January 25, 2013

Another video interview from the State of American Energy event earlier this month in Washington, D.C. Here, Chevron’s Dan Fager talks about the pillars of sound, pro-growth energy policy – new access to U.S. oil and natural gas resources, common-sense regulation and tax policies that encourage new energy investment instead of discouraging it:

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Report: Industry’s $252 Billion Environmental Investment

greenhouse gases  emissions  investment  natural gas  environmental expenditures 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted December 14, 2012

A new API report estimates that the U.S. oil and natural gas industry has invested more than $252 billion trying to improve the environmental performance of its products, facilities and operations since 1990 – about 65 percent of that directed toward cleaner air and water.

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U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Industry Earnings Reflect Contributions to Our Economy

domestic energy  earnings  finance  industry earnings  investment 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted April 28, 2011

Editors Note: As U.S. oil and natural gas companies begin to report their first quarter earnings this week, API President and CEO Jack Gerard said critics should put the information into perspective, recognizing the valuable contributions the oil and natural gas industry provides to our nation.

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Energy Tomorrow Radio: Episode - 119 Oil's Impact on Economic Growth

domestic energy  peak oil  the oil drum  affordable energy  aspo  energy return on investment  eroi 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted October 12, 2010

In today's episode, I interview Dave Murphy, energy blogger for The Oil Drum about peak oil and the importance of affordable energy for economic growth. 

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Peak Oil

aspo  domestic energy  domestic jobs  domestic oil  energy  energy return on investment  eroi  oil and natural gas industry  oil production  peak oil  hubberts curve 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted October 7, 2010

The theory of Peak Oil is one of the most widely discussed--and intriguing--energy topics in the blogosphere. Simply put, the theory refers to the widely-held concept that oil is finite and production inevitably will decline, forcing major changes to our way of life, our economy, as well as the fate of humankind worldwide. The theory is attributed to M. King Hubbert, an oil company geologist, who created a graph called Hubbert's Curve predicting a sharp decline in oil production near the beginning of the 21st Century. 

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