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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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ETR 129 The Impacts of Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act

congress  energy policy  extractive industries transparency initiative  government payments  section 1504  securities and exchange commission  dodd-frank act 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 22, 2011

In mid-April, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is expected to decide how to interpret a new law that is aimed at encouraging more transparency. The SEC's decision-making is critically important to publicly-traded oil companies. The ruling either could allow U.S.-listed oil companies to compete effectively against larger, nation-controlled oil companies for energy resources around the globe, or it could force U.S. companies to divulge information that could give a competitive advantage to companies such as the Chinese-controlled CNOOC. 

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