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taxes  subsidies  oil-and-natural-gas-industry  energy-taxes 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted January 27, 2012

One of the most important things to know about producing oil on federal lands is that it takes time. Lots of it. As this chart developed by API illustrates, it’s up to a decade from the time a lease is won at auction to the first actual production of oil. If you include pre-lease sale studies and evaluation, which have to be done before companies bid on federal leases, that’s a couple more years.

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taxes  keystone-xl  domestic-energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted January 13, 2012

Compelling video from the office of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner that cuts to the heart of the case for approving the Keystone XL pipeline project

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access  domestic-energy  taxes  vote-4-energy 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted January 9, 2012

Check out the slideshow below for a visual on the new “Vote 4 Energy” campaign – as currently seen in the Capitol South Metro station.

The goal is to raise voter awareness of energy issues in this election year. The hope is more Americans will see their vote this year as key to a pro-energy development approach that could create jobs, generate tax revenues for our government and help make America more secure.

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vote-4-energy  taxes  state-of-american-energy  earnings  domestic-energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted January 5, 2012

Will Americans vote energy in 2012? We think they should, and API President and CEO Jack Gerard made a compelling argument for it yesterday at the second State of American Energy event in Washington, D.C.

Gerard’s speech was both an appeal and a signal. The appeal: America’s oil and natural gas industry believes there’s never been a better time for a fact-based debate on energy that focuses on ways to help make this country more energy self-reliant and more secure. The signal: API’s new Vote 4 Energy campaign is under way, designed to persuade American voters to be energy-issue voters in this election year.

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