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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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More Taxes Jeopardize American Oil and Natural Gas Development

domestic energy  economic growth  energy policy  gasoline prices  gdp  oil and natural gas industry  prices  state of american energy  taxes  brazil  saudi arabia 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted May 3, 2011

Editors Note: Today API President and CEO Jack Gerard gave an update on the State of American Energy, outlining a path to success for lower gasoline prices, increased energy security and more American jobs.

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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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A Year Later

boemre  boemre  bp  deepwater horizon  gulf coast  gulf of mexico  oil spill  macondo oil well  offshore wells  safety regulations 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted April 20, 2011

As we mark the one-year anniversary of the Macondo oil well spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it is important that we remember the 11 workers who died in that accident, their families and the communities along the Gulf coast that were most affected by this incident.

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API Praises Congressional Action to Rein in EPA

domestic energy  economic growth  efficiency  energy policy  environmental protection agency  epa  Jack Gerard  over regulation 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted April 6, 2011

Editor's Note: API President and CEO Jack Gerard applauded members of Congress who today voted to preserve American jobs by blocking EPA from regulating greenhouse gases.

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Our Commitment to Safety

boemre  boemre  center for offshore safety  domestic energy  energy policy  gulf of mexico  gulf oil spill  oil spill  technology innovation 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted March 23, 2011

With more than 60-years operating in the Gulf of Mexico, the oil and natural gas industry has a strong safety record, drilling more than 42,000 wells. Thirty percent of U.S. oil production and 13 percent of natural gas production comes from the Gulf, and these resources are a vital part of our energy security.

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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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API to White House: Long Term Solutions Require Short Term Leadership

deepwater drilling  domestic energy  energy policy  gas prices  gasoline prices  government revenue  Jack Gerard  president obama 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted March 11, 2011

Editors Note: Earlier today, American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard responded to President Obama's press conference on the administration's energy policy options which failed to address the most important energy challenges facing our nation.

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More of Our Own Energy

domestic energy  domestic production  energy policy  state of the union  domestic oil 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted March 3, 2011

The American oil and natural gas industry is one of the few sectors that have remained healthy throughout most of the recent recession. We can help create the jobs Americans need and supply domestically the energy Americans use -- all while helping address federal deficits.

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Meeting the Challenge: "Win the Future"

alternative energy  domestic energy  energy policy  epa regulations  government revenue  state of the union 

Jack Gerard

Jack Gerard
Posted February 24, 2011

President Obama recently called on Americans to "win the future." In his State of the Union address, he challenged U.S. industry to create jobs, invest in technology and innovation, and lead alternative energy development.

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