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Comment Letter on Rule Proposed by EPA and Army Corps of Engineers Defining the Scope of the Waters of the United States
( November 14, 2014 )    2.78 Mb PDF File

Comments on EPA's Request for Information on Accidental Release Prevention Requirements: Risk Management Programs Under the Clean Air Act
( October 29, 2014 )    575 Kb PDF File

Comments on Proposed OSHA Rule Entitled "Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses"
( October 13, 2014 )    215 Kb PDF File

Comments on Energy Information Administration's Proposed Expansion Scope of Production Survey Form EIA-914
( September 25, 2014 )    142 Kb PDF File

Comments on EPA's Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Under the Toxic Substances Control Act on Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals and Mixtures
( September 18, 2014 )    777 Kb PDF File

AXPC Comments on EPA's Proposed Reconsideration of Additional Provisions of the New Source Performance Standards
( August 18, 2014 )    176 Kb PDF File

AXPC Comments on Forest Service Proposed Directive on Groundwater Resource Management
( August 01, 2014 )    132 Kb PDF File

Comments on Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Proposed Sustainability Standards for E&P Sector
( April 28, 2014 )    354 Kb PDF File

Comments on Green House Gas Reporting Rule Subpart W
( April 24, 2014 )    123 Kb PDF File

Comments on Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Task Force on FracFocus 2.0
( March 25, 2014 )    368 Kb PDF File

Comment Letter on the Technical Support Document entitled: Technical Update of the Social Cost of Carbon for Regulatory Impact Analysis Under Executive Order 122866
( February 26, 2014 )    1.7 Mb PDF File

Attachments to the Comment Letter on the Technical Support Document entitled: Technical Update of the Social Cost of Carbon for Regulatory Impact Analysis Under Executive Order 12866
( February 26, 2014 )    5.1 Mb PDF File

AXPC Letter to the Senate Committee on Finance Re: Comments on Proposed Reforms to Cost Recovery Provisions
( January 16, 2014 )    26 Kb PDF File

AXPC Comments on Senate Finance Committee's Proposal to Increase Taxes on Independent Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Companies
( January 16, 2014 )    28 Kb PDF File

Industry Coalition Letter to The Honorable Max Baucus Regarding Tax Reform
( December 13, 2013 )    317 Kb PDF File

Comments on the U.S. Coast Guard’s Policy Letter for Carriage of Conditionally
Permitted Shale Gas Extraction Waste Water in Bulk

( December 5, 2013 )    66 Kb PDF File

Comment Letter by AXPC and ANGA on BLM's Proposed Rule to Regulate Hydraulic Fracturing on Public and Indian Lands
( August 23, 2013 )    321 Kb PDF File

Letter to OSHA Seeking Withdrawal of Letter of Interpretation Regarding Workplace Inspections
( August 13, 2013 )    284 Kb PDF File

Comments on Onshore Orders 3,4 and 5
( May 31, 2013 )    203 Kb PDF File

Intangible Drilling Costs: Crucial Underpinning of Affordable US Energy Supply
( May, 2013 )    40 Kb PDF File

Comments Submitted to Department of State in Support of Keystone XL Pipeline
( April 22, 2013 )    467 Kb PDF File

Letter to the Energy Tax Working Group of the Ways and Means Committee
( April 14, 2013 )    25 Kb PDF File

Comments to the Energy Tax Working Group of the Ways and Means Committee
( April 14, 2013 )    28 Kb PDF File

Letter to Secretary Chu in Support of Natural Gas Exports
( January 23, 2013 )    444 Kb PDF File

AXPC Comments on the Selection Process for the Panelists for the EPA's Hydraulic Fracturing Study
( December 19, 2012 )    125 Kb PDF File

AXPC Coalition Letter to Congress on Jobs, Economic Growth and Intangible Drilling Costs
( November 28, 2012 )    456 Kb PDF File

AXPC/ANGA Request for Reconsideration of EPA's Final Rule Regarding New Source Perfomance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants Reviews
( October 15, 2012 )    395 Kb PDF File

Comments by ANGA, AXPC, and USOGA to BLM’s Proposed Rule to Regulate
Hydraulic Fracturing on Public and Indian Lands

( September 10, 2012 )    825 Kb PDF File

AXPC Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior Re: Proposed Rule 1004-AE26: Oil and Gas; Well Stimulation, Including Hydraulic Fracturing
( June 11, 2012 )    45 Kb PDF File

Comments of the American Exploration & Production Council on the Report by the United Kingdom's Department of Energy and Climate Change entitled Preese Hall Shale Gas Fracturing:  Review and Recommendation for Induced Seismic Mitigation
( May 24, 2012 )    1.7 Mb PDF File

Letter on Salazar Statement to House Resources Committee Related to Hydraulic Fracturing
( February 15, 2012 )    94 Kb PDF File

AXPC Letter to Congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
(November 14, 2011)    119 Kb PDF File

Letter to Congressional Leadership Concerning Tax Issues for Independent Oil & Natural Gas Companies
(July 11, 2011)    119 Kb PDF File

The Real Facts About Fracture Stimulation: The Technology Behind America's New Natural Gas Supplies
( April 14, 2010 )    1.1 Mb PDF File

OTC Derivatives Testimony of Newfield Exploration Company Before the U.S. House of Representatives House Committee on Agriculture
( September 21, 2009 )    1.4 Mb PDF File

Intangible Drilling Costs: Crucial Underpinning of Affordable US Energy Supply
( AXPC Policy Statement, September 8, 2009 )    86 Kb PDF File

H.R. 21 National Ocean Policy: Not a Balanced Approach
( Joint Letter to House Committee on Natural Resources June 15, 2009 )    1.8 Mb PDF File

Comments on EPA's Proposed Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule
( Letter June 8, 2009 )    119 Kb PDF File

Statement of the American Exploration & Production Council, American Petroleum Institute, Independent Petroleum Association of America, International Association of Drilling Contractors Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association and US Oil & Gas Association for the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Hearing on Shale Gas Development
( June 04, 2009 )    185 Kb PDF File

Comments on EPA's Proposed Amendment to Emission Standards for Existing Engines
( Letter June 3, 2009 )    133 Kb PDF File

Hydraulic Fracturing: Safe Technology Critical to Producing America's Natural Gas and Oil
( April, 2009 )    3.8 Mb PDF File

AXPC Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Comments
( March 5, 2009 )    23 Kb PDF File

Tax Policy - Freezing Manufacturing Deduction Rate Will Damage Energy Supply
( AXPC Policy Statement, September 23, 2008 )    119 Kb PDF File

Offshore Access: Real Access Needed - Not More Restrictions and Taxes
( AXPC Policy Statement, September 15, 2008 )    43 Kb PDF File

Offshore Gulf of Mexico Severance Tax: Bad Policy
( AXPC Policy Statement, September 15, 2008 )    44 Kb PDF File

Offshore Resource Estimates: The More We Explore, The More We Know - Energy Resources Currently Unavailable Because of Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Leasing Moratoria Could be Enormous and Claims to the Contrary Turn Logic on Its Head
( Fact Sheet on Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf of Mexico Natural Gas Resource Estimates,
June 24, 2008 )
   30 Kb PDF File

Change in Offshore Access Policy Can Increase Energy Supplies and Benefit Consumers
( Memo to House Appropriations Committee Members, June 17, 2008 )    35 Kb PDF File

Acreage Leased but Not Producing is Normal and Necessary to Provide Energy Supplies
( AXPC Fact Sheet to Improve Exploration Process Understanding and Explain Away Misperceptions, June 14, 2008 )    32 Kb PDF File

News Release on Climate Policy and Natural Gas Supply: Impact Assessment of Consumer Emission Allowance Costs under the Lieberman/Warner Climate Security Act of 2007 on US Natural Gas Production
( Release Announcing Wood Mackenzie Report, May 29, 2008 )    30 Kb PDF File

Climate Policy and Natural Gas Supply: Impact Assessment of Consumer Emission Allowance Costs Under the Lieberman/Warner Climate Security Act of 2007 on US Natural Gas Production
( Wood Mackenzie Report, May 29, 2008 )    122 Kb PDF File

Natural Gas: Correct Policy Choices Can Fuel the Economy and Provide Climate and Consumer Benefits
( AXPC Policy Statement, May 21, 2008 )    37 Kb PDF File

"Windfall" Profits Tax: Repeat of Past Mistake Would Damage America's Energy Future
( AXPC Position Statement, May 10, 2008 )    26 Kb PDF File

Climate Change and the American Exploration & Production Council: An Important Issue Demanding Serious Consideration and Appropriate Action
( AXPC Policy Principles Updated April 18, 2008 )    44 Kb PDF File

Climate Policy - Wrong "Cap and Trade" Approach Will: Reduce Our Nation's Supply of Clean Natural Gas; Increase the Cost to Consumers; and, Have No Real Impact on Climate Change
( AXPC Policy Statement, March 14, 2008 )    39 Kb PDF File

Government "Takes": GAO Report Must Consider and Explain Complex Factors -- Simplistic Comparisons Can Lead to Wrong Policies and Less Energy
( Letter to the Government Accountability Office, February 1, 2008 )    169 Kb PDF File

SEC Oil & Gas Reserves Disclosure Requirements: AXPC Supports Modernization, Clarity and Consistency Improvements
( Comments to the Securities and Exchange Commission, February 1, 2008 )    33 Kb PDF File

Natural Gas: Policy Choices to Fuel the Economy and Provide Climate and Consumer Benefits
( AXPC Policy Statement, January 30, 2008 )    33 Kb PDF File

AXPC Comments on EPA Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plan Requirements (SPCC) Proposed Rule
( Letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Filed December 14, 2007 )    60 Kb PDF File

House Energy Bill: Selected Provisions of House-Passed HR 3221 Title VII that Would Slow Domestic Natural Gas Production
( Analysis of Natural Resources Title of Legislation Approved by the House of Representatives on August 4, 2007 )    18 Kb PDF File

Energy Bill's Politics Over Good Natural Gas Policy Will Reduce Production -- and Increase Consumer Prices
( Memo to All Members of the House of Representatives. August 1, 2007 )    43 Kb PDF File

Natural Gas Supply Improvement: Wrong Policies Could End It
( Presentation to Policymakers and Consumers, July 2007 )    7.5 Mb PDF File

Natural Gas: At a Critical Balance that Bad Policy Can Make Worse
( Presentation to Policymakers and Consumers on July 11, 2007 )    7.5 Mb PDF File

HR 2337 will Slow Energy Production, Reduce Natural Gas Supply and Drive Up Prices: Titles I and II Should Not be Enacted
( AXPC Policy Statement, July 9, 2007 )    41 Kb PDF File

Natural Gas: Wrong Policy Choices Can Un-Fulfill its Potential ( at the Expense of Consumers and Climate Policy )
( AXPC Policy Statement, July 1, 2007 )    34 Kb PDF File

HR 2337: Objectionable Oil & Gas Provisions of Titles I and II
( Summary List of Legislative Provisions, June 26, 2007 )    18 Kb PDF File

HR 2337: "...Un-Reform Act..." Should Be Opposed
( AXPC Policy Statement, June 26, 2007 )    44 Kb PDF File

Critical Energy Supply Investment: Independents Spend More than Earnings to Find and Produce Natural Gas and Oil
( Reinvestment History Table with J.S. Herold Data, May 2007 )    786 Kb PDF File

Energy Policy: Green Goodies
( Kimberly Stassel Potomac Watch Column, Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2007 )    25 Kb PDF File

Natural Gas: Wrong Policy Choices Can Un-Fulfill its Potential ( at the Expense of Consumers and Climate Policy )
( Memo to Senators and Representatives, June 1, 2007 )    36 Kb PDF File

HR 2337, the Energy Un-Reform...Act of 2007: A Prescription for Slowing Natural Gas Exploration, Reducing Production and Increasing Prices. It Should be Opposed
( American Exploration & Production Council Statement, May 21, 2007 )    28 Kb PDF File

Beneficial Use of Produced Water: DPC Statement for Industry Groups Supporting S 1116, the More Energy, More Water and Less Waste Act of 2007
( For Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power Hearing, April 25, 2007, pdf 157KB )    154 Kb PDF File

OCS Access: Changing Dynamics and Policy
( Paper for the Energy Law Institute, Presented February 16, 2007 )    170 Kb PDF File

Offshore Energy: Acreage Leased Must Always Exceed Acreage Producing
( Fact Sheet February 13, 2007 )    36 Kb PDF File

Offshore Energy: Excitement About Potential New Natural Gas and Oil Supplies Depends on Access, Technology and Investment Climate
( Testimony by Larry Nichols, Chairman and CEO, Devon Energy, Before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, January 25, 2007 )    353 Kb PDF File

Natural Gas Supply & Price: House Energy Policy Could Have Negative Effects
( DPC Chairman's Memo to Representatives, January 16, 2007 )    61 Kb PDF File

Tax Policy Changes Could Affect Gas Supply
( Fact Sheet, December 6, 2006 )    45 Kb PDF File

NEPA Categorical Exclusions Can Have Energy and Environmental Benefits: Joint DPC/IPAA Comments on CEQ Proposed Categorical Exclusion Guidelines
( Letter Filed December 1, 2006 )    57 Kb PDF File

DPC Comments on MMS Proposed 5-Year ( 2007-2012 ) Outer Continental Shelf
( OCS ) Leasing Program & EIS: Additional Access and Flexibility Needed

( Letter Filed November 21, 2006 )    38 Kb PDF File

Joint Association Comments on MMS Proposed 5-Year ( 2007-2012 ) Outer Continental Shelf
( OCS ) Leasing Program & EIS

( Letter Filed November 21, 2006 )    103 Kb PDF File

Beneficial Use of Produced Water: Statement for Industry Groups Supporting H.R. 5110, the More Energy and More Water Act of 2006
( Re: House Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power Hearing, September 26, 2006 )
161 Kb PDF File

New Frontiers in the Gulf of Mexico and Beyond: Points for Policymakers to Consider
( Fact Sheet, September 7, 2006 )    23 Kb PDF File

OCS Resource Estimates: The More We Explore, The More We Know
( Did You Know? Fact Sheet, June 9, 2006 )    109 Kb PDF File

Natural Gas Supply Policy: 4 Action Areas and Status
( Fact Sheet with Attachment, May 10, 2006 )    531 Kb PDF File

Energy Industry Investment Rates Compared with Profits ( Earnings )
( J.S. Herold Data, May 8, 2006 )    38 Kb PDF File

MMS 5-Year ( 2007-2012 ) Outer Continental Shelf ( OCS ) Leasing Program: Joint Association Comments on Draft Proposed Program, and Need for More Access, Broader EIS Scope
( Letter Filed April 10, 2006 )    94 Kb PDF File

MMS 5-Year (2007-2012) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Leasing Program: DPC Comments on Draft Proposed Program, and Need for More Access, Broader EIS Scope
( Letter Filed April 7, 2006 )    761 Kb PDF File

Energy Permitting - Need for Additional Interior FY 07 Oil & Gas Funding
( Fact Sheet, April 3, 2006 )    23 Kb PDF File

Natural Gas Supply - Industrial Natural Gas Consumers & Natural Gas Producers Call for Action
( Washington, DC, News Conference. March 28, 2006 )    525 Kb PDF File

Safe, Compatible Offshore Exploration, Development and Production: Arbitrary "Buffers" Can Mean Less Energy, No Additional Benefit
( March 17, 2006 )    800 Kb PDF File

Categorical NEPA Exclusions for Geophysical and Other Operations. Comment Letter to BLM
( February 24, 2006 )    1.2 Mb PDF File

Natural Gas Supply: Importance of Leasing of Additional Sale 181 Area Acreage in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. Testimony on S. 2253 before Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
( February 16, 2006 )    2.7 Mb PDF File

Natural Gas Prices and Royalty Value: Different Concepts. Fact Sheet
( January 28, 2006 )    44 Kb PDF File

Natural Gas Supply Recommendations: Statement for Department of Energy Conference on Balancing Natural Gas Supply and Demand
( December 19 & 20, 2005 )    37 Kb PDF File

Permitting - Funding Needs for BLM and Forest Service in Fiscal Year '07 Fact Sheet
( December 14, 2005 )    20 Kb PDF File

APD Backlog Cleanup Can Add Significant Natural Gas Production -- and Reserves, Federal Revenues and Jobs: Interior Department ARI Study Entitled Modeled Impacts of Incremental Application for Permit to Drill (APD) Processing for Energy Policy Act Pilot Project Offices
( November 3, 2005, Released November 21,2005 )    854 Kb PDF File

Natural Gas Supply Recommendations: Testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality
( November 2, 2005 )    812 Kb PDF File

Offshore Energy Essential for America - Part 4: Memo to All Senators and Representatives
( October 25, 2005 )    120 Kb PDF File

Onshore Permitting and Energy Supplies - Joint Testimony Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Related Agencies
( October 25, 2005 )    168 Kb PDF File

MMS 5-Year (2007-2012) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Leasing Program: DPC Comments on Need for More Access, Broad EIS Scope, and Natural Gas Leasing
( Letter Filed October 11, 2005 )    1.5 Mb PDF File

MMS 5-Year (2007-2012) Outer Continental Shelf ( OCS ) Leasing Program: Joint Association ( NOIA, DPC, IADC, IPAA, PESA, USOGA ) Comments
( Letter Filed October 11, 2005, pdf 1MB )    1.0 Mb PDF File

Offshore Energy Essential for America - Part 3: Memo to All Senators and Representatives
( July 20, 2005 pdf 1MB )    1.2 Mb PDF File

Offshore Energy Essential for America - Part 2: Memo to All Senators
( June 28, 2005 pdf 2.5MB )    28 Kb PDF File

Offshore Energy Essential for America: Memo to All Senators Supporting Alexander State-Option OCS Amendment
( June 21, 2005 )    51 Kb PDF File

Offshore Natural Gas and Oil Exploration and Production Technology: Providing Energy, Protecting the Environment
( Statement by Charles Davidson Before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. April 19, 2005, pdf 398 KB )    398 Kb PDF File

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V. Bruce Thompson,
President
American Exploration & Production Council
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
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Washington, DC 20004

(202) 347-7578

E-mail: Info@axpc.us


Melanie Reingardt,
Executive Assistant
American Exploration & Production Council
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
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Washington, DC 20004

(202) 347-7578

E-mail: MReingardt@axpc.us