16%

of America’s domestic oil and 5% of natural gas is produced in the Gulf

430,000

American jobs directly or indirectly tied to Gulf energy industry

$44.5 billion

National economic impact of Gulf energy production

1.5
million

Barrels per day of oil produced in America’s Gulf in 2015

The Gulf of Mexico is America’s powerhouse, providing 16 percent of our nation’s domestic crude oil supply. Energy production in America’s Gulf contributes an estimated $44.5 billion to our national economy and supports approximately 430,000 American jobs. Gulf Energy Fuels America! The Gulf Economic Survival Team (GEST) is focused on promoting the significance of Gulf energy to America and achieving full production of this important economic resource in a safe and environmentally protective manner. Learn more about GEST

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April 26, 2018 E-Newsletter

  In this issue: House Committee on Natural Resources Hearing on Offshore Revenue Sharing 2018 Industry Day was a Success! Shell authorizes Vito deepwater project in Gulf   Read full stories here or click on the newsletter below.  

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