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API-PA: Largest Ever Impact Tax Collections and Disbursements From Natural Gas Producers Benefit Communities Across State

Harrisburg, Pa., June 27, 2019 – API-PA Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman welcomed today’s report by the Public Utility Commission showing community and municipal disbursements and revenues received through the taxation of Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry have grown to the largest-ever annual revenue generated, nearly $252 million in 2018, the most recent data year.

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API Ohio: New Sub HB 6 Disappointing, Senate Should Reconsider New Energy Policy

COLUMBUS, June 27, 2019 – API Ohio released a statement on the Senate Energy & Public Utility Committee’s new Substitute House Bill 6 (Sub HB 6).

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Additional Tariffs Under Section 301 Would Hurt U.S. Energy Consumers

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 – Today, API highlighted the damaging impact that an additional round of tariffs on $300 billion worth of imports from China would have on U.S. energy consumers in testimony before the interagency Section 301 Committee.

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API Welcomes Draft Guidance for Review of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under NEPA

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2019 – Today, API released the following statement after the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released its draft greenhouse gas (GHG) guidance to implement the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

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API: U.S. Sets Oil Production Record Due In Part To Increased Pipeline Capacity; U.S. Energy Revolution Exceeds Expectations

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute today released its latest Monthly Statistical Report and API Industry Outlook detailing the continued growth and resiliency of the U.S. natural gas and oil industry. U.S. crude oil production reached a new all-time high of 12.2 million barrels per day (mb/d) in May 2019 driven by a combination of productivity gains and new pipeline capacity that enabled previously drilled but uncompleted wells (DUCs) to begin supplying product to the market.

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API: Natural Gas Plays Vital Role in Clean Power Generation; Increased Use of Natural Gas Drives Down Emissions

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2019—Today, following the release of the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule, API released the following statement:


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Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Lynn Granger reacts to delayed action on 500 series rulemaking

DENVER, June 18, 2019 – After two days of testimony, tonight the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission delayed a vote on the 500 series Rulemaking required by Senate Bill 181 until the next hearing scheduled for July 31 and August 1. Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Lynn Granger released the following statement in response to the delay.

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New Poll Shows Majority of Ohio Voters Oppose HB 6

COLUMBUS, June 18, 2019—API Ohio today released a new public poll of registered Ohio voters showing widespread, bipartisan opposition to House Bill 6 (HB 6), a bill that would charge all Ohio ratepayers a fee on their monthly bill to bailout two already profitable nuclear power plants.

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Colorado Petroleum Council Celebrates Denver Pride, Honors LGBTQ Employees in the Natural Gas and Oil Industry

DENVER, June 14, 2019 – This week, the Colorado Petroleum Council is honored to sponsor a number of events across Denver in celebration of Pride Month. The natural gas and oil industry is committed to honoring the LGBTQ employees in the energy industry as an important piece of the broader effort to achieve a fully equal and inclusive society in Colorado and beyond.

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Bipartisan Land and Water Conservation Fund Protects Public Lands, Relies on Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Revenues

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2019 – Today, API released the following statement as a bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced legislation to guarantee $900 million in annual funding to the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) which helps protect and conserve public lands and improve outdoor recreation opportunities.

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