PAW Statement on President Biden’s Inauguration

PAW vows to work with administration when possible, challenge when necessary

January 20, 2021

Casper, Wyo. – The Petroleum Association of Wyoming (PAW) released the following statement today in response to the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris:

“Congratulations to President Biden and Vice President Harris. While citizens from different states, backgrounds, and political parties may disagree on the issues, we must remember that we are Americans first and participate in the debate with civility. Over the next four years, the Petroleum Association of Wyoming will vehemently challenge the administration when its policies seek to impede the natural gas and oil industry, educate officials on the positive impacts industry has on Wyoming from the halls of the Legislature down to the individual classroom and work with the President when our goals align.”

About PAW: Representing Wyoming’s primary economic engine, the Petroleum Association of Wyoming, is the voice of the oil and gas industry. Our members produce 90 percent of Wyoming’s oil and gas, generating over $5 billion in economic activity and employing more than 19,000 of Wyoming’s hard-working men and women. PAW strives to foster mutually beneficial relationships with Wyoming’s landowners, businesses, and communities while promoting the sustainable production of Wyoming’s abundant resources.

The Petroleum Association of Wyoming provides a forum for education, interaction, and unified action for members, policymakers, and the public.