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Tariffs

Tariffs are taxes placed on imported goods; these tariffs make U.S. businesses less competitive and increase costs for U.S. consumers.

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Carbon Capture and Storage

Carbon capture and storage is a process that takes carbon dioxide that would otherwise have been released into the atmosphere and injects it into underground geologic formations for permanent storage.

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Technology and Climate Change

As society pursues energy solutions designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, advances in technology will be instrumental in providing the global economy with the energy it needs.

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U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Access

The Outer Continental Shelf refers to all submerged lands lying seaward of state coastal waters that are under jurisdiction of the federal government.

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Reducing Methane Emissions

Methane is the primary component of natural gas. The energy industry works hard to limit methane emissions, not only for environmental reasons, but also to capture more of the gas for sale.

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Trade – Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a free trade agreement signed in 2016 by Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam.

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Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking)

Extracting oil or natural gas from shale, tight sandstones or coal beds requires drawing the resource through openings about one half the width of a human hair. Hydraulic fracturing uses water pressure to create hairline fractures in rocks deep underground so oil or natural gas can flow through a well to the surface.

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Regulatory Improvement

Smart regulations help protect public health and the environment, but ineffective, unnecessary regulations cost jobs, undercut growth and undermine competitiveness.

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NAFTA - North American Free Trade Agreement

Implemented on January 1, 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is an agreement among the United States, Canada and Mexico designed to remove tariff barriers between the three countries.

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Acting On Our Issues

Issues across the federal, state, and local levels affect all of us. Join us in taking action to further our industry!

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