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Pfluger slams Biden Administration’s latest scheme to harm energy and agriculture industries by listing the Lesser Prairie-Chicken under the Endangered Species Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. August Pfluger and the Permian Basin Petroleum Association today released statements following the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s decision to list the Lesser Prairie-Chicken under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), a move that will have a disastrous impact on American energy and agriculture production. “The Biden Administration has chosen to continue their…

Biden should end war on American energy

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Originally Published by The Washington Times on November 14, 2022 By Rep. Ashley Hinson and Rep. August Pfluger - - Monday, November 14, 2022   OPINION: Over the past two years, President Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have put up roadblock after roadblock to domestic energy production. Their failed strategy has caused record-high gas prices, power…

Congressman August Pfluger speaks on OPEC’S recent decision, impact on Permian Basin

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Originally Published by CBS 7 News on October 6, 2022 By Shelby Crisp Published: Oct. 6, 2022 at 5:24 PM EDT MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - OPEC made the decision to slash oil production by 2 million per day starting in November, which is the biggest cut since the start of the pandemic. This decision will cause members of the Permian Basin to see a spike in gas…

August Pfluger Statement on OPEC+ Cutting Production by 2 Million Barrels Per Day

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Washington, DC — Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11) released the following statement after OPEC+ announced it would cut oil production by 2 million barrels per day. This production cut comes after President Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia in July to ask for more oil production overseas. “Energy is fundamental for our society. President Biden’s crowning policy achievement will be making America…

August Pfluger on Possible Energy Export Ban: President Biden gets it wrong every time

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Washington, DC – Tuesday, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) released a statement following reports that the Biden Administration is considering a ban or limit on exports of refined petroleum products. Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11): “President Biden continues to be on the wrong side of every major issue affecting America’s energy security. An export ban of any kind would further discourage…

Attacks on reliable, U.S. energy sources lead to dependence on adversaries

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Originally Published by The Washington Times on September 27, 2022 By U.S. Rep. August Pfluger - - Tuesday, September 27, 2022 OPINION: The world is at a critical juncture when it comes to energy policy. Europeans have returned to the pre-industrial days of burning wood chips to heat their homes. The Democrats’ energy agenda is crushing American families. The 8.3% price…

House Dems block Pfluger bill to lower utility costs

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Today, 219 House Democrats BLOCKED consideration of Rep. August Pfluger’s (TX-11) legislation, the Protecting the Permian Basin Act of 2022.   This bill would repeal the natural gas tax included in Democrats’ “Paycheck Reduction Act” that adds a fee for onshore and offshore petroleum and natural gas producers and processors. The tax will increase costs for American families…

Pfluger Introduces Protecting the Permian Basin Act of 2022

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Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) is proud to introduce the Protecting the Permian Basin Act of 2022, a bill to strike down the Democrats’ latest attack on the oil and gas industry. Pfluger’s bill repeals a harmful tax on oil and gas producers that was included in the Democrats’ Inflation ‘Expansion’ Act.

ICYMI: Biden’s attacks on fossil fuel will harm Permian Basin

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Originally Published in the Houston Chronicle on July 28, 2022 It is not often that President Biden follows through on his promises. However, there is one he is determined to deliver on: his campaign pledge to “end fossil fuels” and his continuing down this path despite the high energy prices that are driving up costs on everything from gas to groceries, wreaking havoc on the budgets of…

Exclusive—Rep. August Pfluger: Biden’s Energy Agenda Is ‘Hurting’ American Families

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Originally Published by Breitbart on July 26, 2022 WASHINGTON, District of Columbia — Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX) told Breitbart News at America First Policy Institute’s America First Agenda Summit that President Joe Biden’s energy policies are “hurting” working American families. Pfluger, when asked how Biden’s energy agenda is hurting Americans during a time of inflation, said,…