http://www.EnergyTomorrow.com/EnergyIQ On the streets of Washington, D.C., Americans energy knowledge is put to the test with questions from APIs third annual Energy IQ survey. In this video, people are asked, What percent of global energy demand in 2030 will be met by fossil fuels, such as oil, natural gas and coal? Watch to see how they answer.
On Feb. 27, 2009, API hosted several bloggers for a conference call featuring a discussion with Gary Luquette, president of Chevron North America Exploration and Production Company. On Feb. 25, Mr. Luquette testified before the House Natural Resources Committee on offshore drilling. The call was hosted by Jane Van Ryan of API and also featured John Felmy, chief economist at API, and Mark Kibbe, federal relations director at API. Ten bloggers dialed-in for the 45-minute call, which touched a variety of topics, including recent proposals to increase taxes on the industry and the Feb. 25 congressional hearing on offshore drilling.
On Jan. 15, 2009, API hosted several bloggers on a conference call for a discussion about API’s 2008 year-end statistics report. The call was hosted by Jane Van Ryan of API and featured John Felmy, chief economist, API, and Ron Planting, manager of statistics, API. Nine bloggers dialed-in for the half-hour call, which touched a variety of topics.
On Oct. 30, 2008, API hosted a blogger conference call to discuss third-quarter industry earnings, as well as the recent decline in oil prices. Jane Van Ryan moderated the call, which was led Rayola Dougher and Ron Planting of API. Special guest Lou Pugliaresi of the Energy Policy Research Foundation was also on the call to offer additional insight for the bloggers’ questions. Fourteen bloggers dialed-in for the hour-long call, which touched a variety of topics including windfall profits tax, a potential gas tax and other policy issues, in addition to the originally scheduled topics.
On Sept. 26, 2008, API hosted bloggers on a conference call to discuss current events, issues and legislation relating to energy. Topics discussed included the impact of recent hurricanes on supply, as well as access to U.S. offshore resources.
On July 15, 2008, API hosted a conference call for a discussion surrounding the 2008 Energy IQ quiz.
New energy solutions are on the horizon, brought to you by the pioneers of energy - America’s oil and natural gas industry. The U.S. oil and natural gas industry, with well over a century of experience providing reliable energy supplies to American consumers, has a vital role to play in leading our nation on the path to a sustainable and secure energy future. An effective comprehensive energy plan should recognize that oil and natural gas will remain an important and significant source of energy for the nation for decades to come.
On June 19, 2008, API hosted several bloggers on a conference call for a discussion of oil and natural gas exploration and production. Seven industry experts were on hand to answer questions about U.S. energy resources, drilling technologies, environmental concerns and related issues.
On June 17, API and 15 labor unions announced their partnership to create the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Labor-Management Committee, an organization established to preserve and create jobs by promoting domestic oil and natural gas production. The committee plans to launch a communications effort aimed at providing information about legislation that affects the exploration and processing of oil and natural gas.
U.S.-based oil and natural gas companies invested $58.4 billion from 2000 through 2008 in technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study by T² and Associates and the Center for Energy Economics at the University of Texas. This was more than was invested by either the federal government or by all other U.S.-based private industries combined. It was 44 percent of the total invested by all U.S.-based private industry and the federal government. The data for the study - Key Investments in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Technologies by Energy Firms, Other Industry and the Federal Government - came from over 420 company annual reports, federal budget documents, and other public sources.