Oil and gas are U.S. lynchpins ///

The oil and gas business is at an unusual juncture in our long history. Business is good—oil prices are stable, we’re faster and more efficient than ever in solving sub-surface engineering problems, and our industry now has a decades-long inventory of known, productive drilling locations in the U.S. Yet today, despite our success, we find ourselves in a precarious situation. To put it mildly, the oil and gas industry has a public relations problem which, gone unchecked, could cost us our ability to operate. Even more importantly, it could undermine our country’s economic growth and stability. I believe that people outside of our industry have a tremendous misunderstanding of what we do. Our industry is viewed as part of a problem, not part of a solution.

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