API Touts Sector’s Economic, Climate Role As 2020 Scrutiny Escalates

January 7, 2020
The oil and gas sector is ramping up a public campaign touting economic benefits of energy development -- including reduced carbon dioxide emissions by displacing coal power -- in an effort to push back against Democrats’ election-year push for new limits fossil fuel production and sweeping climate change policies. The industry effort largely combines its prior embrace of hydraulic fracturing’s role in enabling CO2 cuts with political appeals touting the benefits of energy development in swing states across the country...

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