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04 Apr, 2017, 12:10 ET API: New report forecasts damage to American economy, jobs, and energy production from new Jones Act rulings

API released a new report today projecting significant and damaging impacts from the Customs and Border Protection Agency's (CBP) proposed...


29 Mar, 2017, 13:13 ET Appeals court decision places Colorado's environmental and economic goals at risk

Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley today said that Colorado is a national leader not only in producing oil and...


24 Mar, 2017, 08:52 ET API's Gerard welcomes federal approval of the Keystone XL pipeline

API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the State Department's approval of the cross-border permit needed for the advancement of the Keystone XL...


28 Feb, 2017, 13:31 ET API comments on Point of Obligation

As EPA reviews comments submitted for the Point of Obligation issue, API Downstream Group Director Frank Macchiarola continues to urge the agency...


23 Feb, 2017, 13:33 ET BLM's Methane and Waste Prevention rule hurts American consumers and local economies

Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley urged the U.S. Senate to follow the House and support a disapproval resolution on the...


05 Feb, 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...


01 Feb, 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...


24 Jan, 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...


24 Jan, 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...


13 Dec, 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...


09 Nov, 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...


26 Sep, 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,...


13 Sep, 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...


03 Aug, 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...


21 Jul, 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...


21 Jul, 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...


07 Jun, 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...


18 May, 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...


10 May, 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...


26 Apr, 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...


19 Apr, 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...


15 Mar, 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...


15 Jan, 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...


15 Jan, 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...


05 Jan, 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...