API & Western Energy Alliance Call For a Better Approach to Responsible Policy for Onshore Domestic Energy Production

February 1, 2012

Press conference call on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Please join API's Richard Ranger, senior policy advisor, and Western Energy Alliance's Kathleen Sgamma, vice president of government and public affairs, to discuss the administration's record for the onshore oil and natural gas leasing process. Using recent studies (API and Western Energy Alliance) and BLM data, Richard and Kathleen will analyze how regulation on energy production – including conventional methods and hydraulic fracturing – impact development.

There will also be a question and answer session for reporters.

What: Press call on administration's record for oil and natural gas leases

Who: Richard Ranger, Senior Policy Advisor, American Petroleum Institute
          Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government & Public Affairs, Western Energy Alliance

When: Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. EST

Phone: (800) 374-2418
Code: 49459152

Please RSVP by emailing porterr@api.org or by calling API media relations at 202-682-8114.

This call is open to credentialed media only.


About Western Energy Alliance
Western Energy Alliance, founded in 1974 as the Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States, is a non-profit trade association representing 400 companies engaged in all aspects of environmentally responsible exploration and production of oil and natural gas in the West. More information on Western Energy Alliance and its members is available at www.westernenergyalliance.org.