The People of America's Oil and Natural Gas Indusry

Gerard on Jobs

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 3, 2010

Jobs continue to be one of the main topics of conversation in Washington. API's President and CEO Jack Gerard explains the oil and natural gas industry's potential as a jobs creator in the video below:

And a published report in Politico today indicates that jobs bills are likely to be taken up by the U.S. Senate in coming weeks. The House passed a jobs bill in December.

The U.S. oil and natural gas industry could help to create hundreds of thousands of new jobs if it were given the opportunity--with no handouts and no stimulus. It just needs a sensible energy and tax policy that encourages domestic energy production.