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API supports pro-growth tax reform

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API President and CEO, Jack Gerard, has issued the following statement in response to Congressional leaders in the House and Senate and administration officials expressing their support for pro-growth tax reform:

"API supports pro-growth tax reform and the combined commitment shown today by the White House and Congressional leaders will help us achieve this important goal. Tax reform focussed on economic development can benefit American consumers, businesses and the economy. We will continue to work with leaders in the House, Senate and administration on pro-growth policies that will help strengthen the US energy renaissance.

"The oil and natural gas industry is investing billions in the US economy each year, and pro-growth tax reform would enable our members to help accelerate these economic investments while keeping energy affordable. The right tax reform approach must support job creation, manufacturing competitiveness and global trade, including robust capital cost recovery mechanisms, a competitive international tax system, and use of available foreign tax credits as part of any deemed repatriation provision."

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