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Gifts for the American People

energy policy  keystone xl  offshore development 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 11, 2012

These bills are not "gifts" to the oil and natural gas industry, they are efforts to expand the benefit that the oil and natural gas industry is providing the U.S. economy. Opposition to them, and other attempts to limit safe and responsible domestic development, not only ignore our current economic situation and our energy reality, they also ignore the wishes of a strong majority of the American people who have been unrelenting in their priorities – economic growth and jobs.  The oil and natural gas industry can provide both.

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Energy, Taxes, and Flawed Rhetoric

taxes  energy taxes  energy policy 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 5, 2012

Taxes and energy are always hot topics, and as with most political issues the conversation often strays far afield.  So let’s take a moment to ground ourselves in fact so that we can work together to build a more competitive corporate tax system through comprehensive tax reform.

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The Debate and Energy

energy policy  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 4, 2012

Energy was on both candidates’ minds during last night’s presidential debate.

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President Reverses Course on Energy Policy Rhetoric as Election Day Nears

regulations  keystone xl  energy policy  domestic energy  access 

Carlton Carroll

Carlton Carroll
Posted October 2, 2012

President Obama issued a proclamation yesterday to recognize October as National Energy Action Month.  His encouraging words of support for developing more of our own resources are refreshing and represent a stark departure from what he and his administration have said in the past.

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Life Without Fossil Fuels: All the Things We’d Miss

energy  domestic energy  access  energy policy  fossil fuels 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 2, 2012

verywhere you look, products that are made from petroleum make our lives more modern, more convenient and more livable. Click here for PBS’ partial product list – one that stretches 12 pages!

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Energy: Leading on Jobs

energy policy  domestic energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 1, 2012

If you’re looking for a job, chances are pretty good we’ve got one –and a good one at that. In an economy that’s still trying to find its way, energy is leading the way in job creation.

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Fracking Advisory Panel Needs Industry at the Table

access  energy  energy policy  environmental protection agency  hydraulic fracturing 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted September 28, 2012

EPA is taking nominations for membership on a special Science Advisory Board (SAB) panel to advise the agency on a key progress report on hydraulic fracturing and drinking water.

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Realizing the Promise of Shale Natural Gas

access  domestic energy  energy policy  natural gas  regulations  technology 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted September 26, 2012

This week’s question on the National Journal’s Energy Experts Blog asked about the future role of natural gas in the U.S. energy mix. In his response API President and CEO Jack Gerard likens natural gas from shale to a winning lottery ticket.

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Leadership Needed to Improve the Energy Regulatory Landscape

access  energy policy  federal lands  keystone xl  permits  regulation 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted September 25, 2012

In its blueprint for American-made energy – a plan based on safe and responsible oil and natural gas development – API calls for common-sense energy regulation.

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