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2011-01-11 10:48:00

Oil Spill Commission final report verifies BP made missteps, but threatens whole industry WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's National Oil Spill Commission released its final report today into the causes of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf. The report cites reckless behavior in the design, operation, and management of the well as the causes leading up to the spill, and goes on to speculate that these problems could be industry wide. Commenting...

2010-09-13 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) will host a conference call to unveil a new study by Dr. Joseph Mason, Banking Chair of the Ourso School of Business at Louisiana State University. Even offering the most conservative estimates, "Regional and National Economic Impact of Repealing the Section 199 Tax Deduction and Dual-capacity Tax Credit for Oil and Gas Producers" finds staggering economic consequences of the Obama Administration's...

2010-09-10 17:02:00

LSU professor projects thousands of lost jobs, hundreds of billions in lost economic activity from proposed punitive tax hikes on U.S. energy companies WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, September 13, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) will host a conference call to unveil a new study by Dr. Joseph Mason, Banking Chair of the Ourso School of Business at Louisiana State University. Even offering the most conservative estimates, "Regional and National Economic Impact...

2010-08-04 15:25:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Save U.S. Energy Jobs, a project of the American Energy Alliance, hosted today a press conference on Capitol Hill to remind policymakers that the domestic energy sector is critical to America's economic health and energy security. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/independentenergyproducers/45412/ Over 50 small business leaders from the Gulf Coast joined Sen. John Cornyn and...

2010-08-04 11:03:00

Gulf residents ask Congress to lift the moratorium and to not raise taxes on U.S. energy companies WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty independent energy industry representatives joined U.S. Senator John Cornyn (TX) and former Congressman John Peterson at a Capitol Hill press conference to urge the Obama Administration and Members of Congress to lift the moratorium on energy exploration in the Gulf of Mexico and resist efforts to raise taxes on U.S. energy companies. The...

2010-08-02 11:11:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Senator John Cornyn and Former Congressman John Peterson are scheduled to join more than 50 Gulf Coast area residents for a press event on the Capitol grounds on Wednesday, August 4, to remind policymakers that the energy sector is critical to the overall economic health of America and to our nation's energy security. The event is organized by Save U.S. Energy Jobs, a project of the American Energy Alliance. "My job matters," Thomas...

2010-07-30 10:25:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey released today by the American Energy Alliance (AEA) found that 77 percent of registered voters oppose efforts in Congress to tax American companies twice on income earned abroad. The poll also found that 3 out of 4 Americans agree that our energy companies should be allowed to continue offshore exploration for energy and, separately, that we should increase U.S. oil production. "These results may not be what the leaders on...

2010-07-05 23:01:00

AEA: "Offshore energy exploration and production means good jobs and lower energy prices for consumers" WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) launches Save U.S. Energy Jobs, a project to promote jobs in the U.S. energy sector, to ensure that citizens are informed about the importance of energy jobs to the American economy and American consumers, and to educate citizens about how the U.S. energy industry addresses safety and health...

2009-02-23 11:03:51

The American Energy Alliance said lifting the U.S. prohibition on new offshore drilling would provide 1.2 million jobs and substantial revenue. In a statement ahead of the U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee hearing scheduled for Tuesday on the issue of offshore drilling, the AEA said opening the Outer Continental Shelf to drilling would provide a total of $2.2 trillion in tax receipts and $70 billion in wages each year. Increased offshore activity would fuel our economy...

2009-02-22 23:01:00

New study finds economic benefits of permanently lifting federal OCS ban WASHINTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of tomorrow's House Natural Resources Committee hearing on "State Perspectives" of offshore drilling, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) will release a new study that reveals the extensive short-term and long-term economic benefits Americans stand to gain if Congress permanently lifts the moratoria on energy exploration and production in the Outer Continental...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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