AXPC and API Offer Potential Solutions to Modernize EPA’s Produced Water Rules

AXPC recently joined the American Petroleum Institute (API) to submit a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highlighting ways the agency could update its rules about how oil and natural gas companies handle produced water from their onshore operations and increase their reuse of produced water. What is produced water? When companies drill for […]

Did you know? Oil and Gas Companies are Committed to Workforce Development & Education

AXPC members are proud to employ thousands of Americans and support the development and continuous improvement their careers. Not only do our members offer high-paying,  reliable careers, they also offer a wide variety of workforce development programs, helping employees gain the knowledge, skills and abilities they need to advance their careers. A highly trained workforce […]

Did you know? Hydraulic Fracturing 101

The use of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” has played an essential role in boosting U.S. oil and natural gas production over the past decade. Hydraulic fracturing has been used to safely extract resources for decades, but there are still misconceptions about the process and how it is completed safely and in an environmentally friendly manner. […]

Did you know? – U.S. Energy Production Employs Millions of Americans

Becoming the world’s leading producer of both oil and natural gas has brought about tremendous economic benefits for America, particularly in the form of meaningful careers. In order to produce our natural resources safely and efficiently, the oil and gas industry needs hundreds of thousands of employees with a variety of backgrounds and skillsets. According […]

Did You Know? What U.S. Oil & Gas Reserves Mean for American Energy Independence

America is fortunate to have plentiful natural resource reserves underneath it. From Alaska, to Pennsylvania, we’ve discovered large amounts of accessible oil and gas reserves. Thanks to significant advances in hydraulic fracturing and other drilling technologies, the United States is able to take advantage of this abundant supply of oil and gas resources and use […]

Did You Know? AXPC Members Care for Our Environment and Communities

Environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility are top priorities for AXPC member companies because our members employ people who live in the areas in which we operate. Therefore, we are personally interested in preserving local environments and improving the quality of life in our communities by supporting local infrastructure and education. Our companies understand they […]

Did You Know? How Oil and Natural Gas Powers Our Lives

Every time you turn on a light, take a hot shower, or drive a car, do you ever stop and think about where that energy comes from? It’s easy to take for granted the source of our electricity and fuel that make simple activities in our daily lives possible.  But from the moment we wake […]

Did You Know? Oil and Gas 101

Products derived from oil and natural gas touch nearly every aspect of your life; from the car you drive, to the power that heats your home, to the screen you are reading this blog on. As part of our new series, Did You Know?, this post provides a high level overview what oil and natural […]

AXPC Policy Priorities for 2019

AXPC’s primary purpose is to inform legislators and regulators of various technical issues that could affect our member companies in order to ensure that public policy effectively protects the public and environment, can be feasibly implemented by industry, and takes into account the unique characteristics of our members and their businesses. As we kick-off 2019, […]

AXPC Launches New Blog

Welcome! We are the American Exploration & Production Council – commonly referred to as AXPC. We represent large, U.S. independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. Our members are industry leaders, many of which are listed in the Fortune 500 and Platt’s Top 250 Global Energy Companies. Here on this blog, we hope […]