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Four coastal state governors express support for more OCS leasing

Access to offshore energy resources will allow coastal states and communities to realize significant opportunities, Govs. Paul R. LePage (R-Me.), Phil Bryant (R-Miss.), Kay Ivey (R-Ala.), and Bill Walker (I-Alas.) said in their Aug. 17 letter to US Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke.  

Trump signs executive order to streamline environmental reviews

"No longer will we tolerate one job-killing delay after another. No longer will we accept a broken system that benefits consultants and lobbyists at the expense of hard-working Americans."  

Alaska gives ConocoPhillips a shot at drilling prized oil prospect

Alaska officials will allow ConocoPhillips to expand an existing North Slope oil field into an area near big discoveries, but only if it agrees to development steps that include drilling a well by June and possibly paying the state millions of dollars.  

Gasoline prices continue to climb

Gasoline prices in Texas and nationwide continue to spike, but they're unlikely to grow much higher in the final weeks of the summer.  

North American Oil & Natural Gas Industry Positions on NAFTA

The 750+ member companies of AMEXHI, CAPP and API support free trade and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that removes barriers, promotes market-oriented policies and creates opportunities for commercial growth and job creation.  

Study: US oil, gas industry supported 10.3 million jobs in 2015

The US oil and gas industry's total employment impact to the national economy in 2015, combining operational and capital investment impacts, amounted to 10.3 million full-time and part-time jobs and accounted for 5.6% of total US employment...  

How U.S. natural gas will help countries meet their Paris commitments

While critics bemoan President Trump's decision to pull out of - or renegotiate - the Paris climate agreement, the United States has been reducing its greenhouse gas emissions over the past decade. And now the country is poised to help a number of the signatory countries reduce theirs as well.  

America Needs More Pipelines

Better pipeline infrastructure will reduce oil and gas transportation costs and improve safety.