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Gasoline Prices: It's the Fundamentals

crude oil  demand  diesel  domestic access  energy  energy policy  gasoline prices  prices  supply 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 16, 2009

Gasoline prices have risen to an average of $2.67 a gallon, the highest price in the past eight months. API's Chief Economist John Felmy and Statistics Manager Ron Planting attribute the price rise largely to what they call "market fundamentals"--the basic law of supply and demand.

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A Political Cliffhanger

access  domestic drilling  domestic energy  energy  energy policy  gulf of mexico  offshore drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 12, 2009

As API President and CEO Jack Gerard noted a couple of days ago, the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 13-10 on Tuesday to open the eastern Gulf of Mexico to oil and natural gas development.

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Dorgan Amendment: A Win for the Nation's Economy and Energy Security

access  domestic drilling  domestic energy  energy  energy policy  gulf of mexico 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted June 10, 2009

Yesterday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 13 to 10 in favor of opening the Eastern Gulf of Mexico for additional oil and natural gas leasing.

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Poll Finds Support for Offshore Drilling on East Coast

domestic access  domestic energy  energy  offshore drilling  poll  public opinion 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 5, 2009

A new public opinion poll indicates that Americans living in mid-Atlantic coastal areas support offshore drilling.

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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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YouTube Energy Channel

domestic access  energy  energy policy  technology  energy channel 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 11, 2009

Across the nation, there's an ongoing conversation about energy.

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Recurring Themes

domestic access  drilling  energy  energy demand  energy policy  institute for 21st century energy  offshore technology conference  otc  renewables  solar  technology innovation  wind 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 6, 2009

Now that I've attended a few panel discussions here at the Offshore Technology Conference, it's abundantly clear that many of the speakers are in agreement over the issues that threaten America's ability to plan for a secure energy future.

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Wise Words from the OTC

domestic access  drilling  energy  energy demand  energy reality  offshore technology conference  otc  renewables  solar  technology innovation  wind 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 5, 2009

"It's just a matter of time before we must act on energy," said API President and CEO Jack Gerard when he met with reporters and bloggers yesterday at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.

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Florida House Vote on Offshore Development

access  domestic access  domestic energy  energy  energy policy  florida  offshore drilling 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted May 1, 2009

This week the Florida House of Representatives voted overwhelming to pass a bill to authorize oil and natural gas development in Florida state waters.

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