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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...

Mar 28, 2014, 18:00 ET

API Calls Out False Accusation by Anonymous Source in Crude Oil Story

API President and CEO Jack Gerard issued the following statement today: "Our industry is and has been cooperating and sharing proprietary data...

Mar 26, 2014, 11:00 ET

American Petroleum Institute's Motor Oil Matters Website Receives Virtual Tune-Up

Today, the American Petroleum Institute unveiled its newly refurbished website for the Motor Oil Matters program, featuring a completely redesigned...

Feb 26, 2014, 21:35 ET

API: Latest inspector general's report should clear the way for KXL approval

 In response to the State Department Inspector General's conclusion that there was no wrongdoing concerning the department's review of Keystone...

Feb 20, 2014, 08:15 ET

API Continues Focus on Rail Safety

The oil and natural gas industry continues to work collaboratively with the Department of Transportation and America's railroad industry to improve...

Jan 31, 2014, 15:29 ET

API: Obama administration moves closer to approving Keystone XL

American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the outcome of the Department of State's Final...

Jan 28, 2014, 22:17 ET

Gerard to President Obama: Seize the American moment to reduce income inequality

 American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard laid out smart energy policies that President Obama can take unilaterally to...