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air-quality  domestic-energy  efficiency  energy  fuel  technology-innovation  ulsd  ultra-low-sulfur-diesel 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 7, 2009

Despite what you may have heard, the nation's air quality has improved markedly over the past several years. And part of the air quality improvement can be attributed to a major change in diesel fuel.

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congress  energy  energy-development  energy-policy  hydraulic-fracturing  over-regulation  technology-innovation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 9, 2009

API urged Congress to consider the ramifications of applying new regulations to the process of hydraulic fracturing today, just as members of the House and Senate introduced legislation to regulate the process under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

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technology-innovation  natural-gas  hydraulic-fracturing  ground-water-protection-council  energy-policy  energy-development  energy  congress 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 4, 2009

Have you ever heard of shale gas? It's the naturally occurring, clean-burning gas that is found in shale rock formations, and it's becoming increasing important as an energy resource in the United States. In fact, the U.S. Department of Energy says there is enough so-called unconventional gas (shale gas, tight sands and coalbed methane) in the United States to supply our energy needs for the next 90 years. Other estimates extend this supply to 116 years.

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technology-innovation  technology  otc34  offshore-technology-conference  offshore-drilling  energy  drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 8, 2009

A couple of days ago, we posted a photograph taken at the Offshore Technology Conference and challenged you to tell us what it is.

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technology-innovation  technology  offshore-drilling  energy  drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 7, 2009

Several people at the Offshore Technology Conference were very impressed with the item in the photo below.

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domestic-access  drilling  energy  energy-demand  energy-policy  institute-for-21st-century-energy  offshore-technology-conference  otc34  renewables  solar  technology-innovation  wind 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 6, 2009

Now that I've attended a few panel discussions here at the Offshore Technology Conference, it's abundantly clear that many of the speakers are in agreement over the issues that threaten America's ability to plan for a secure energy future.

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domestic-access  drilling  energy  energy-demand  energy-reality  offshore-technology-conference  otc34  renewables  solar  technology-innovation  wind 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 5, 2009

"It's just a matter of time before we must act on energy," said API President and CEO Jack Gerard when he met with reporters and bloggers yesterday at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.

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domestic-access  drilling  energy  offshore-drilling  offshore-technology-conference  otc34  technology-innovation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 30, 2009

If you're into technology and mind-boggling engineering, you'll enjoy reading about our travels next week.

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