Important Climate & Energy Policy Discussion Last Week

by Lee Doren | December 7, 2009 6:22 pm

The American Petroleum institute has outlined important public policy considerations in light of Congress hinting at a shift in energy legislation.

First, API’s Jack Gerard and Rep. Ed Markey had a good conversation at the API/Newsweek panel discussion on Tuesday evening. Here’s a link to the transcript from the event[1].

Second, API’s President Jack Gerard and Devon Energy’s Chairman and CEO Larry Nichols talked with reporters about the White House Jobs Summit. They called the summit a “missed opportunity[2],” adding that the industry could create hundreds of thousands of jobs without requiring a bailout or stimulus money.

API outlined its position on job creation in a news release here[3].

It is too bad the White House often leaves out those businesses that actually create jobs and wealth.

Endnotes:
  1. Here’s a link to the transcript from the event: http://blog.energytomorrow.org/2009/12/api-and-newsweek-event---climate-and-energy-policy-moving.html
  2. missed opportunity: http://blog.energytomorrow.org/2009/12/missed-opportunity-at-the-jobs-summit.html
  3. here: http://www.api.org/Newsroom/job-summit-missed.cfm

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