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Feb 05, 2017, 19:32 ET API launches Power Past Impossible campaign during Super Bowl showing natural gas and oil benefit to consumers in everyday life

Today during the Super Bowl API will launch Power Past Impossible, a national advertising campaign to highlight how natural gas and oil provide...


Feb 01, 2017, 12:56 ET API: Smart, Science-based regulation needed to advance America's energy renaissance and jobs

API President and CEO Jack Gerard testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on the need for smart, science-based...


Jan 24, 2017, 13:53 ET Proposal to ban hydraulic fracturing could harm Florida families and consumers

Florida Petroleum Council (FPC) Executive Director David Mica said today that state Senator Dana Young's proposed legislation to ban oil and...


Jan 24, 2017, 12:16 ET API welcomes President Trump's commitment to nation's energy infrastructure

API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement following the Trump administration's actions to advance energy infrastructure...


Dec 13, 2016, 10:40 ET API: EPA distorts science in hydraulic fracturing study

API today blasted the EPA's abandonment of science in revising the conclusions to the Assessment Report on hydraulic fracturing. "It is beyond...


Nov 09, 2016, 16:31 ET API's Gerard looks forward to working with new administration on energy policy

API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement in response to the results of Tuesday's election. "We look forward to working...


Sep 26, 2016, 16:44 ET API: Ahead of presidential debate, energy is priority for American voters

 API President and CEO Jack Gerard highlighted the importance of American energy ahead of the first presidential debate. Gerard's full remarks,...


Sep 13, 2016, 14:46 ET API and building trades unions call on government to uphold the rule of law on the Dakota Access Pipeline

API President and CEO Jack Gerard and North America's Building Trades Unions President Sean McGarvey highlighted the benefits of increased energy...


Aug 03, 2016, 15:04 ET API files suit against EPA's final oil and natural gas sector rule

 API filed a lawsuit Tuesday with the D.C. Circuit Court challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) final oil and natural gas...


Jul 21, 2016, 23:49 ET API: Majority of voters oppose energy policies that will raise costs on consumers

 API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement in response to remarks by Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump at...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:21 ET API donates $120,000 to Ohio Association of Foodbanks

 American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Jack Gerard presented the Ohio Association of Food banks with a donation of $120,000...


Jun 07, 2016, 14:45 ET Energy jobs key to addressing poverty, wage stagnation

 API Executive Vice President Louis Finkel today welcomed a report from Speaker Ryan's Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity and Upward Mobility...


May 18, 2016, 14:28 ET API: EPA must do more to protect consumers

 EPA must do more to ensure Americans have access to fuels they want and can safely use in their vehicles until Congress fixes the outdated and...


May 10, 2016, 12:00 ET API: Lack of infrastructure is hurting New York families and businesses

 Today API New York Executive Director Karen Moreau reinforced the importance of investing in energy infrastructure in the Empire state on a...


Apr 26, 2016, 14:41 ET API: Key Moment for Next Decade of U.S. Energy Leadership and Affordable Energy

The API called on the administration to maintain and promote U.S. oil and natural gas development through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's...


Apr 19, 2016, 14:38 ET API calls EPA's latest methane inventory "seriously flawed"

EPA's greenhouse gas inventory is seriously flawed and inconsistent with previous EPA reports and other scientific research, Kyle Isakower, API...


Mar 15, 2016, 12:47 ET API: Administration's policy shuns American consumers, national security, and weakens energy future

 API President and CEO Jack Gerard said the administration's offshore oil and natural gas policy is inconsistent with the will of American...


Jan 15, 2016, 16:26 ET API lanza nuevo programa para certificación de auditores de sistemas de calidad

 El Departamento Internacional de Servicios a la Industria (Global Industry Services Department, API Global) del Instituto Estadounidense del...


Jan 15, 2016, 11:49 ET API launches new certification program for quality systems auditors

 The American Petroleum Institute's Global Industry Services department (API Global) has established a new and comprehensive Auditor...


Jan 05, 2016, 13:23 ET API's Gerard outlines the state of American energy in annual address, releases 2016 report

API President and CEO Jack Gerard delivered the keynote address at API's Sixth Annual State of American Energy event on Tuesday, releasing the...


Dec 18, 2015, 12:53 ET API praises Congress for lifting crude export ban

 American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard thanked the Senate for ending the '70s-era crude export ban. "Today, the American...


Dec 18, 2015, 11:07 ET Lifting crude export ban will benefit consumers and enhance U.S. energy security

American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard thanked House members who voted to end the 40 year old crude oil export ban. "Today was...


Nov 16, 2015, 16:44 ET API urges leaders to model climate solutions on America's market-driven success

 API urged leaders to use the proven results of America's market-driven model for addressing climate challenges during an upcoming conference...


Nov 06, 2015, 12:08 ET President Obama's Keystone rejection is an assault against American workers

API President and CEO Jack Gerard said the president's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline is a clear example of politics coming before the...


Nov 04, 2015, 12:28 ET Extreme anti-consumer policy proposals present false choices that deny reality

 API Executive Vice President Louis Finkel made the following remarks in response to an anti-consumer proposal to restrict energy development...