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Florida Petroleum Council: Offshore Exploration Beneficial to Florida’s Economy and Jobs

TALLAHASSEE, February 8, 2018 – Florida Petroleum Council Executive Director David Mica today pointed to Florida’s significant economic opportunity to safely and responsibly develop Florida’s offshore energy resources in advance of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management public hearing on the Interior Department’s proposed five-year offshore natural gas and oil leasing plan.

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API: Natural gas is critical to a reliable, resilient electric power system

WASHINGTON, February 6, 2018 – API released the following statement highlighting the positive impacts that natural gas brings to power generation and corrected the record following testimony by nuclear energy advocates at today’s House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing. 

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Gov. Wolf advocates for tax that Pennsylvania already has

HARRISBURG, Pa., February 6, 2018 – Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania (API-PA) Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman issued the following response today to Governor Wolf’s recurring proposal to increase taxes on Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry.

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House Bill is an irresponsible attempt to ban safe and reliable Colorado energy production

DENVER, February 1, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council testified today before the House Committee on Health, Insurance and Environment in opposition to House Bill18-1071, legislation that would slow energy development in Colorado and decrease revenue to the government.

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CPC applauds Senate actions supporting affordable, reliable energy future for Colorado families

DENVER, February 1, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council issued the following statement regarding two votes (SB 63 and SB 64) by the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy committee completed today that signaled support for responsible energy development to the benefit of the state economy, workforce and consumers and terminated proposals that could halt all oil and natural gas development in the state.

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API’s Jack Gerard Highlights Energy Priorities Ahead of President Trump’s State of the Union address

WASHINGTON, January 30, 2018 – Ahead of the president’s State of the Union address, API President and CEO Jack Gerard highlighted ways that the natural gas and oil industry can help the United States lead the world in energy while advancing its environmental, economic and national security goals.

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Petroleum deliveries last month highest for December since 2007; full Monthly Statistical Report made freely available for the first time

WASHINGTON, January 26, 2018 – Total petroleum deliveries in December rose to 20.7 million barrels per day. This was the strongest December monthly demand in the last decade.  For 2017, total domestic petroleum deliveries rose by 1.0 percent year-on-year, despite oil prices that rose over the second half of the year. U.S. oil production also continued to increase in December to 9.75 million barrels per day (MBD), a 47-year high, while U.S. exports of crude oil and refined products – up by nearly 1.0 MBD for 2017 – set new records.

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API Ohio: STOP misleading Ohioans on nuclear bailouts

COLUMBUS, Ohio – January 25, 2018 – Following proponent testimony offered today in the Senate Public Utilities Committee hearing on bailout legislation for nuclear plants, API Ohio called on FirstEnergy and its supporters to stop promoting a bailout of uncompetitive nuclear power plants by misleading Ohioans about the benefits that natural gas brings to consumers.

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New analysis shows New England families could face rolling black outs due to lack of energy infrastructure

Boston, January 18, 2018 – A new ISO New England study finds that there is over an 80 percent chance that some or all of New England faces rolling blackouts in the near future based on multiple modeling scenarios. New England Petroleum Council Executive Director Steve Dodge said the findings from the new report are troubling news for New England families.

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New API study Millennials are major players in the oil and natural gas workforce

WASHINGTON, January 18, 2018 – Millennials are seeking work in the natural gas and oil industry at increasing rates and will account for nearly 41 percent of the workforce – a 20 percent increase – by 2025, according to a new IHS Markit study commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute.  


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