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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted January 27, 2012

Here’s what the oil and natural gas industry currently means to the state of Florida:

  • More than $18 billion contributed to the economy.
  • More than $10 billion contributed to labor income.
  • More than 230,000 jobs provided or supported by the industry, with an average salary for non-gas station oil and natural gas employees of $61,388.

Even better – here’s what the oil and natural gas industry could mean to Florida with sensible energy development and sound tax policies:

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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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