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Testimony & Speeches

API President & CEO Mike Sommers Addresses Houston Economics Club

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Remarks as prepared by API President & CEO Mike Sommers at the Houston Economics Club.

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API’s Frank Macchiarola Highlights Importance of Federal Leasing and Development at DOI Forum

Thursday, March 25, 2021

API’s SVP of Policy, Economics and Regulatory Affairs Frank Macchiarola provided remarks on behalf of the oil and natural gas industry at the U.S. Department of Interior’s public forum on the federal oil and gas program. He highlighted the importance of continued federal leasing and development for America’s energy security and environmental progress.

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API PA Testimony to PA House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

API PA Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman delivered the following comments on the state of the natural gas and oil industry in Pennsylvania and to outline opportunities for economic and industry growth for a state House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee informational meeting. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing a recession and posing myriad challenges over the past year, the natural gas and oil industry has continued to power Pennsylvania’s economy, enhance our everyday lives and drive environmental progress. Wissman urged to stay the course in Pennsylvania’s tax and energy policies, thereby giving the state and industry the best fighting chance to continue to power our economy, spur industrial growth and economic development, and further advance the tremendous carbon reductions and environmental improvements we have seen.

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