The CLEAN Future Act Could Cripple the American Oil & Gas Industry

The House Energy & Commerce Committee leadership’s CLEAN Future Act is being presented as “comprehensive legislation to combat the climate crisis” – but we take issue with this characterization, and with many of the provisions of the legislation that would cripple our nation’s oil and gas industry. First, the best way to “combat the climate […]

The American oil and gas industry is committed to protecting the environment

By: Anne Bradbury, CEO of the American Exploration and Production Council The American oil and natural gas industry is dedicated to developing affordable, reliable energy to meet the world’s growing demand, while continuing to protect the environment. Over the last several years, the US has already reduced emissions more than any other country in the […]

Did you know? Natural Gas Keeps Energy Costs Down in the Winter

As the winter months approach, Americans will experience firsthand the benefits of domestically-produced natural gas. As the primary source of heating energy for many states, particularly in the northeast, it is easy to see (and feel) how AXPC members are providing for communities across the country. Natural gas’ unique ability to serve as a reliable […]

Did you know? Cybersecurity is an important part of American energy production

Cybersecurity in oil and gas operations is vital to maintaining the safety of the nation’s energy supply. As National Cybersecurity Awareness Month draws to a close, it is important to remember safety and security threats are rapidly evolving with technology. AXPC members stand ready to respond to whatever cybersecurity threats may arise within their businesses. […]

How American Producers are Tackling Emissions

It’s well known that the United States is a leader in oil and natural gas production, but lesser known is the fact that America is also a leader in reducing emissions. Our nation’s oil and natural gas producers are dedicated to developing affordable energy while proactively protecting and improving air quality. AXPC members know that […]

Join Us for AXPC’s Policy Maker Field Trip!

Each year, AXPC members host a field tour for Congressional staff members at a member company’s operational field sites. In past years, we’ve made stops in Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Colorado and Oklahoma. This year, we’re headed to the Marcellus Shale play in Pennsylvania. Last year’s trip was hosted by Cimarex Energy and took place in […]

Bring it Home: Producing Oil & Natural Gas in in America is Far Better Than Producing It Elsewhere

In recent years, innovation and technological advancements have dramatically increased the amount of oil and natural gas production in the United States. These booming energy advances have fueled strong economic growth across America. Thanks to plentiful natural resource production here at home, we’re seeing direct benefits in employment rates, our economy, the environment and energy […]

Safety is paramount for oil & natural gas producers

Safety is easily the most important priority for the oil and natural gas industry. AXPC members are dedicated to the health and safety of their employees and the communities where we operate.  Our companies empower their workforces to practice the highest degrees of caution and safety every minute of every day. Many of our members […]

Barite Tariffs Will Hurt American Consumers and Energy Producers

It has come to AXPC’s attention that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is re-considering a tariff on barite imports from China. While little known outside of the energy industry, barite is vital to oil and natural gas operations. It is used as a weighting material for drilling mud and helps ensure safe drilling […]

Did you know? Oil & Natural Gas Operations Receive Extensive Federal Oversight

The oil and natural gas industry is one of the most highly regulated industries in the United States. Across all levels of energy operations, regulations help ensure the wellbeing of our environment and communities, and the safety of our employees and contractors. Here at AXPC, we advocate for science-based regulations that allow our members to […]