DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump's tariffs on European steel and Chinese goods pose a multi-billion-dollar threat to America's energy industry, though a truce between the United States and Europe offers hope that trade tensions eventually will de-escalate, the head of a prominent U.S. energy trade group said Thursday.
Jack Gerard, nation’s top oil-and-gas lobbyist, to step down from American Petroleum Institute
Jack Gerard, the oil industry's top lobbyist in Washington who spent eight years clashing with the Obama administration over energy policy, announced Wednesday he'll step down this summer, creating a key opening for the sector at a time that it's poised for even greater growth under President Trump's fossil fuel-friendly approach.
Trump has backed away from regulating methane. Now industry says it will reduce emissions itself.
Amid an effort by the Trump administration to ease rules on the oil and gas sector, 26 companies said they will take voluntary steps to ratchet down emissions on a potent greenhouse gas the Obama administration tried to regulate.
This week, the American Petroleum Institute, the largest oil and gas lobbying group in Washington, announced the launch of a program aimed at reducing emissions of methane from oil and natural gas production.
Energy industry sues Denver suburb over oil, gas regulations
DENVER (AP) — The energy industry has sued a Denver suburb over its new rules for oil and gas drilling, saying they illegally conflict with state rules.
The Denver Post reports the Colorado Oil and Gas Association and the American Petroleum Institute sued Thornton on Tuesday.
As part of the discovery process leading to the trial, the youth plaintiffs in Juliana v. United States have requested documents from the American Petroleum Institute (API), an intervenor-defendant in their climate case.
Super Bowl ad winners: Tide, T-Mobile
NEW YORK (AP) — The New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons during a nailbiter Super Bowl 51 — and there were clear winners and losers off the field, too.
The head of the oil and gas industry's largest trade organization said Thursday the presidency of Donald Trump could help it build out its infrastructure and work under fewer regulations while continuing to lower emissions.During a telephone news conference to discuss his organization's post-election outlook on energy with reporters, Jack Gerard, president and chief executive officer for the American Petroleum Institute, said the industry looks forward to working with Trump to create jobs,...
Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:
The Oklahoman, Sept. 6, 2016
Oklahoma energy industry remains an economic cornerstone
Oklahoma's history is grounded in the oil and gas industry. And, as a new report makes clear, so is the state's present and likely future.