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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...

Oct 27, 2015, 11:00 ET

Poll: Large majority of Colorado voters favor increased U.S. oil and natural gas development

For the 2016 election, 68 percent of registered Colorado voters say they are more likely to support a candidate who supports producing more oil and...

Oct 16, 2015, 18:55 ET

API statement regarding Obama administration decision to cancel 2016 and 2017 Arctic oil lease sales

The API Director of Upstream Erik Milito released the following statement regarding the Obama administration's decision to deny Arctic offshore...

Oct 09, 2015, 13:53 ET

API cheers House vote for crude exports

Bipartisan legislation approved today by the U.S. House of Representatives would lift 1970s-era restrictions on crude exports, yielding economic...

Sep 22, 2015, 14:15 ET

API: Senate Democratic energy plan could threaten consumers, energy renaissance

 A plan to raise taxes on energy and pick winners and losers in the marketplace released Tuesday by Senate Democrats is backward-facing and...

Sep 17, 2015, 11:44 ET

Majority of American voters believe ongoing KXL delay hurts U.S. energy security and economy

 A majority of U.S. voters of all political persuasions agreed that the years of Keystone XL delay have hurt our energy security and economy,...

Sep 14, 2015, 13:59 ET

Safe offshore energy development remains key driver for economic development and energy security

Ahead of tomorrow's congressional hearing in New Orleans, API highlighted the importance of offshore oil and natural gas development to the...

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...