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Sep 01, 2015, 13:47 ET

API: EIA report confirms need for bipartisan action on crude exports

Consumers could save on fuel costs if policymakers act now to lift trade restrictions on U.S. crude oil, said API, citing a new report from the...

Aug 03, 2015, 16:17 ET

API: New power plant rule harms American workers and those struggling to pay for energy

The EPA's final power plant rule imposes unnecessary costs on states and U.S. consumers, particularly poorer communities, while overlooking the...

Jul 29, 2015, 12:26 ET

API urges House and Senate action on crude exports

API applauded legislative efforts now underway to lift outdated trade restrictions on U.S. oil during a conference call today with reporters. "At...

Jun 23, 2015, 11:41 ET

Study: Pro-energy policies will fuel U.S. economy, add jobs, lower energy costs

Pro-development energy policies could add 2.3 million U.S. jobs and add $443 billion per year to the U.S. economy by 2035, according to a study by...

Jun 04, 2015, 12:18 ET

API: EPA hydraulic fracturing review confirms safety

A draft report by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) confirms that hydraulic fracturing has not led to widespread, systemic impacts on...

May 29, 2015, 12:58 ET

Gerard: EPA must do more to protect consumers until Congress can repeal the RFS

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to ensure Americans have access to fuels they want and can safely use in their vehicles until Congress can repeal the outdated...

May 01, 2015, 11:43 ET

API welcomes release of U.S. & Canadian rail rules

 New regulations released today by the U.S. and Canada for the shipment of flammable liquids by rail should be carefully examined to ensure...

Apr 28, 2015, 11:32 ET

Study: Oil and natural gas stocks outperform other assets in state pension funds

Returns on state pension funds from investments in oil and natural gas companies continue to provide strong earnings for public pension retirees,...

Apr 13, 2015, 15:12 ET

API: Industry has led safety improvements for blowout preventers

Proposed federal regulations released today for well control and blowout preventers (BOPs) follow upon wide-ranging work by industry to improve...

Mar 25, 2015, 12:43 ET

API: Oil & rail industries develop crude-by-rail safety course for first responders

America's oil and freight railroad industries have developed a new education module for first responders as part of a holistic effort to better...

Mar 25, 2015, 10:20 ET

API: DOE crude-by-rail report highlights importance of accident prevention

A Department of Energy report on crude oil properties and transportation safety published today highlights the continued need for efforts to...

Mar 20, 2015, 12:05 ET

API: Duplicative BLM rule could slow energy renaissance

The Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) hydraulic fracturing rule imposes new costs and delays on energy development without improving on existing...

Jan 28, 2015, 11:58 ET

API: New ozone standards duplicative and costly

EPA's new proposal to tighten regulations on ozone would be very costly and would fall on top of current standards that are already improving air...

Jan 27, 2015, 14:28 ET

New energy proposal shows U.S. still not seizing energy opportunity

The proposed offshore oil and natural gas leasing program released by the Department of the Interior today, along with other recent actions to...

Dec 17, 2014, 13:35 ET

Governor Cuomo snubs jobs for New York families and the benefits of energy security

 API New York State Petroleum Council Executive Director Karen Moreau today said Governor Cuomo acted irresponsibly by issuing a statewide ban...

Jul 23, 2014, 12:46 ET

API rebuts speculation about the characteristics of Bakken crude

The American Petroleum Institute today rebutted speculation by the Department of Transportation about the characteristics of crude oil from the...

May 27, 2014, 15:30 ET

What America is Thinking on Energy Issues - Poll: Large majorities of Alaska voters support increased production of domestic oil and natural gas

Strong bipartisan majorities of registered Alaska voters support increased production of U.S. oil and natural gas, according to a new poll released...

Apr 30, 2014, 16:09 ET

API Taps Democrat as Number Two; Finkel to Head Government Relations Team

The American Petroleum Institute announced today veteran Democratic policy strategist Louis Finkel will lead the oil and natural gas industry...

Apr 18, 2014, 15:14 ET

API: Keystone XL Delay Shows Lack of Leadership on Energy

The White House move to further the delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline after almost six years of exhaustive review is not in our national...

Apr 17, 2014, 12:13 ET

What America is Thinking on Energy Issues - Poll: Large majorities of voters support U.S. investments in oil and natural gas

Strong bipartisan majorities of registered voters support increased investment in energy infrastructure, according to a new poll API is unveiling...