Federal legislation is a constantly shifting landscape that tremendously impacts the oil and gas industry. Hundreds of laws and regulations affect the industry; there are obvious examples that have reached general public knowledge such as government influence on the Keystone XL Pipeline, but there so many more that go unnoticed in the media. These pieces of legislation, both large and small, directly affect the ability of American consumers to have affordable energy.
Recognizing the importance of legislation is crucial to be able to take advantage of our country’s abundant oil and gas resources. We are at a crucial point in the history of American energy production, and must advocate for laws that will support the oil and gas industry. This includes contacting representatives and lawmakers to ensure that our country will continue to use our resources for the prosperity and protection of the United States.
Below is a list of websites that contain more information on federal legislation that affects our industry: