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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 27, 2010

API President and CEO Jack Gerard is testifying today at the House Natural Resources Committee's hearing on the nation's Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and natural gas strategy and the implications of the Deepwater Horizon tragedy.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 25, 2010

In effort to provide more information about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and related issues such as industry safety and deepwater drilling, API has developed a number of comprehensive briefing papers

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 20, 2010

Whenever this nation is confronted by a major incident such as theGulf oil spill, opinion-leaders step forward to offer their thoughts in print and online op-ed pages. Their comments are often thought-provoking and informative.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 17, 2010

In today's episode, I interview David Holt, president of the Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), about the need to learn from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, while continuing to develop oil and natural gas offshore.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 14, 2010

A congressional proposal to raise the liability limit from $75 million to $10 billion on the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund could threaten the viability of deepwater operations, significantly reduce U. S. domestic oil production, and harm U.S. energy security.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 13, 2010

The New York Times reports today that BP is making headway in solving the problems that are allowing oil from the Macondo well to spill into the Gulf.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 13, 2010

A number of prominent voices in the energy debate are discussing the need for continued safe, environmentally responsible offshore oil and natural gas development. EIA estimates demonstrate that the United States will consume 14 percent more energy in 25 years, including alternatives, renewables and oil and natural gas. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 11, 2010

As we've explained on this blog, API and its member companies have developed dozens of standards and best practices on offshore energy development. The oil and natural industry takes seriously its responsibility to produce energy safely and to protect the environment, and many of the industry's standards and best practices address these critically important issues.

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