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  • FILE - In this March 11, 2013, file photo, a sign reading "Stop the Transcanada Pipeline" stands in a field near Bradshaw, Neb. The proposed Keystone XL pipeline will run through this field.  In a move that disappointed environmental groups and cheered the oil industry, the Obama administration on Jan. 31, 2014, said it had no major environmental objections to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    Clash over Crimea stokes U.S. energy fight

    The Obama administration is under increasing pressure from Western European allies, U.S. lawmakers and energy industry heavyweights, who all point to the crisis in Ukraine as evidence Washington should go further than it has to pump up American oil and gas exports to Europe.


  • Oil industry to Obama: Energy production, not taxes, will cure economy

    Oil and gas industry leaders are urging President Obama to forgo tax increases in his second term and instead embrace more domestic energy production as a way to jump-start the economy and create jobs.


  • Gerard (Associated Press)

    Pipeline backers put Obama on clock

    The clock is ticking on the Keystone XL pipeline.


  • American Petroleum Institute President Jack Gerard

    Oil, gas exploration seen creating 1M jobs in seven years

    Taking the handcuffs off the oil and gas industry would put more than a million Americans to work in the next seven years and make an $800 billion dent in the national debt by 2030, according to a new study released Wednesday.


  • Jack Gerard, president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, told The Washington Times on Tuesday that oil and natural gas companies could create millions more jobs if allowed to drill domestically. Another plus would be the generation of billions of tax dollars, he said. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Petroleum leader decries 'extreme' regs

    Despite President Obama's pledge to cut red tape for job-creating industries, regulations and other delays are holding up billions of dollars in investments and thousands of jobs for oil and gas producers, the head of the American Petroleum Institute tells The Washington Times.


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