Tag: natural gas

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 25 Apr 14

National Journal (IPAA’s Barry Russell): Tax Treatment Ensures Shale Is a Bounty for State Governments

Tax Treatment Ensures Shale Is a Bounty for State Governments The energy industry is a rare bright spot in our economy – creating new jobs and opportunities for the American workforce while providing millions of dollars in state and federal tax revenue across the nation. As IHS-CERA recently highlighted, the development of unconventional oil and […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 24 Apr 14

Wichita Eagle (KIOGA’s Ed Cross): Independent producers generating a domestic energy revolution

The American oil and natural gas industry has been a bright spot in our economy, with benefits felt across the nation and here in Kansas. Innovations spurred by small businesses and entrepreneurs have generated a domestic energy revolution. American oil and natural gas production is up because the small businesses that make up the independent […]

  • AdamS
  • 14 Feb 14

National Journal (IPAA’s Barry Russell): Embracing Natural Gas Is a No-Brainer

In his State of the Union speech last month, President Obama doubled down on his support for natural gas, calling it “the bridge fuel that can power our economy with less carbon pollution that causes climate change.” Is that the right decision? Why or why not? The president’s full-throttled endorsement of natural gas—both as an economic driver […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 21 Nov 13

Baucus launches limited attack on oil industry tax breaks

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) unveiled plans to pare back oil industry tax breaks Thursday as part of a wider proposed overhaul of the corporate tax code. The plan does not attack as many industry tax breaks as some liberal Democrats and the White House have proposed. But it nonetheless drew a quick criticism from the oil […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 31 Oct 13

Oil & Gas Journal: Voters oppose new energy taxes, API plans to tell federal lawmakers

American Petroleum Institute lobbyists plan to remind members of the 113th Congress considering possible federal budget reforms in 2013’s final weeks that their constituents don’t support new energy taxes, said Stephen Comstock, API tax and accounting policy director. They specifically plan to cite findings of a recent Harris Interactive telephone survey API commissioned of 1,001 […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 3 Sep 13

Patriot News (Op-Ed): Obama’s tax policies will hurt Pennsylvania’s energy industry

Under the presidency of Barack Obama, the energy policies of our nation are shaped largely by environmental groups who want to end the use of fossil fuels that power our economy and account for more than 15 million jobs. The administration’s aims have been painfully evident from the beginning. Its first step was to ban […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 31 Jul 13

Houston Chronicle (Op-Ed): Removal of IDC Deduction Will Cost Us Jobs, Energy Security, and More

Texas is the largest oil and gas employer in the nation, and the city of Houston continues to be one of the most important energy centers in the world. There are almost 400,000 oil and gas workers in Texas, and last year alone that number increased by nearly 35,000. Houston is booming, and the economic […]

  • Energy Tax Facts
  • 18 Jul 13

Wall Street Journal: McKinsey Study Finds Oil and Gas Development Boosting American Jobs, Economy

The U.S. economy faces far more than cyclical troubles. It needs deeper, structural changes to substantially boost productivity and generate new jobs, the McKinsey Global Institute says in a new report entitled “Game Changers: Five Opportunities for U.S. Growth and Renewal.” “Structural problems have been brewing in the U.S. economy for decades,” the think-tank arm of the consulting firm […]