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A new burden on American families

congress  energy  energy policy  taxes  budget 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted May 19, 2009

Recently, the administration sent Congress a budget proposal that included at least $400 billion in new taxes and fees on the oil and natural gas industry--a plan that will put an economic burden on hard-working Americans and their families.

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Climate Bill: 'Unacceptable as Drafted'

climate  energy  energy policy  waxman-markey bill 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 18, 2009

In a conference call with reporters today, API President and CEO Jack Gerard said the Waxman-Markey bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is "unacceptable as drafted."

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Cap-and-Trade Deal 'Inequitable'

congress  energy  energy policy  epa  greenhouse gas emissions  waxman-markey bill 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 15, 2009

Members of Congress trying to hammer out a bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have reached agreement on the distribution of valuable carbon dioxide permits.

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What Do Baseball and Oil Have in Common?

pump price update  prices  gasoline prices  gasoline  energy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 15, 2009

I like baseball. I particularly like the fact that baseball fans can quote statistics and recall spectacular games that occurred more than a century ago.

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Oil Demand Down

energy  energy demand  gasoline  imports  consumption 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 13, 2009

If you're looking for a key indicator to illustrate the weakness in the U.S. economy, just look at oil demand.

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Chevron CEO David O'Reilly speaks to Boston College Chief Executives' Club of Boston

taxes  supply  energy policy  energy  demand  chevron 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 13, 2009

On Thursday, May 7, Chevron chairman and CEO David O'Reilly addressed 250 corporate executives at the Boston College Chief Executives' Club of Boston.

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API Seeks Rehearing of Appeals Court Five-Year Plan Decision

domestic access  domestic energy  energy  energy policy  interior department  leasing  offshore drilling  outer continental shelf 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 12, 2009

Today, American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard issued the following statement on API's decision to seek rehearing of a U.S. Appellate Court panel's decision remanding and vacating the Department of Interior's 2007-2012 Five-Year Outer Continental Shelf leasing plan

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Climate Change and the Law

clean air act  climate change  congress  emissions  energy  energy policy  epa  Jack Gerard  over regulation  endangered species act 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 12, 2009

Congress has passed thousands of laws during its long history and frequently, questions are raised about how to interpret them.

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Higher Taxes = Recipe for Disaster

economics  energy  energy production  Jack Gerard  taxes 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 11, 2009

API issued a statement today from President and CEO Jack Gerard regarding taxes in the administration's "Analytical Perspectives" budget document released this morning.

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