25 Feb 2016

Natural Gas Exports Set to Boost Economy, Security

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Jack Gerard, President and CEO of of the American Petroleum Institute (API) wrote the following blog post for EnergyTomorrow.org. The post discusses two of last week’s big energy headlines and how the news will positively effect our nation’s economy and security. Two separate but related news items last week demonstrate the economic promise and geopolitical significance […]

29 Dec 2015

Comments to the BLM on Behalf of the Idaho Mining Association

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Comments to the BLM on Behalf of the Idaho Mining Association

The Idaho Mining Association submitted the following comments on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed withdrawal of at least 10 million acres of federal land from mining activity, an important source of high-wage jobs and a vital contributor to Idaho’s economy. The proposed plans would replace the state’s conservation plans that already proved effective for sage grouse management.  December 17, 2015 The Honorable […]

8 Oct 2015

Are We Blind To The Benefits Of Fossil Fuels?

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Are We Blind To The Benefits Of Fossil Fuels?

The following article was written by Ronald Stein and publish on OilPro.com. The article shows that our daily lifestyle is derived from the benefits of fossil fuels. Unless you’re a caveman hiking in Yosemite, barefoot and naked, virtually everything you see, touch, and use in your daily lives is derived from the benefits of our use of […]

10 Sep 2015

Downturn Not Slowing Technological Advances, Halliburton Executives Say

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The following news snippet comes from Akin Energy Coffee via Rhiannon Meyers from FuelFix.com. Energy Coffee is a compilation of news stories published by outside organizations. Akin Gump aggregates these stories but the information contained in them does not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of the Akin firm or the Idaho Petroleum Council. See the original compilation […]

8 Sep 2015

The Energy Renaissance at Home, through Modern Technologies, Creates Jobs, Economic Growth and Energy Security

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The Energy Renaissance at Home, through Modern Technologies, Creates Jobs, Economic Growth and Energy Security

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that the average retail price for regular gasoline on Aug. 31 was $2.51 per gallon – the lowest price for the Monday before Labor Day since 2004 and 95 cents lower than the Monday before Labor Day last year. EIA’s chart: With lower gasoline prices here at home, […]

16 Jun 2015

Shale Oil Turned North Dakota from One of the Poorest US States into the Second Most Prosperous State in a Decade

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Shale Oil Turned North Dakota from One of the Poorest US States into the Second Most Prosperous State in a Decade

North Dakota has had an amazing economic turnaround over the last decade thanks to the production of shale oil. The following article was written by Mark J. Perry and published on American Enterprise Institute – AEI.org. To see the article on AEI.org, click here. The chart above shows North Dakota’s annual oil production in millions of barrels […]

25 May 2015

Memorial Day Travel More Affordable Thanks to U.S. Energy Renaissance

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Memorial Day Travel More Affordable Thanks to U.S. Energy Renaissance

As the official kickoff to summer vacation begins, Memorial Day travelers enjoy cheaper gas prices compared to last year. The following article is about how new technologies have enabled domestic drilling, and how domestic drilling benefits U.S. consumers, manufacturers, the travel and tourism industry and the entire economy. The article was written by Brian Straessle and published on API.org. […]

20 May 2015

U.S. Energy – It’s All about Supply

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U.S. Energy – It’s All about Supply

Solid bipartisan support for important energy legislation is on display in the U.S. Senate, with members of a key committee considering a number of ways to increase access to domestic supplies of oil and natural gas – as well as bills ending 1970s-era restrictions on U.S. crude oil exports. The information below comes from EnergyTomorrow.org. […]

6 May 2015

Meet Colorado’s New Executive Director, Tracee Bentley

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Meet Colorado’s New Executive Director, Tracee Bentley

Below is a question and answer interview that introduces the Colorado Petroleum Council and its new executive director, Tracee Bentley. The post was originally seen on EnergyTomorrow.org. It was written/conducted by Energy Tomorrow’s Mark Green. To see the original, click here Q&A: Bentley Working to Safely Harness Colorado Energy The Colorado Petroleum Council and its new […]

14 Apr 2015

IPC Supports IPAA Comments to Senate Finance Committee on Tax Reform

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IPC Supports IPAA Comments to Senate Finance Committee on Tax Reform

Last month the Senate Finance Committee announced that the committee would begin work to reform the tax code. The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) will submit comments this week urging the Senate Finance Committee to preserve the current tax treatment of capital formation and recovery provisions as a way to continue to create profound economic, trade and geopolitical […]

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