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Gasoline deliveries in July were highest on record

WASHINGTON, August 18, 2016 - Total motor gasoline deliveries, a measure of consumer gasoline demand, moved up 2.4 percent from July 2015, to average nearly 9.7 million barrels per day. Compared with June 2016, total motor gasoline deliveries increased 0.3 percent. For year-to-date, total motor gasoline deliveries increased 2.5 percent compared with year-to-date 2015 to a record level just above 9.3 million barrels per day.

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New report confirms pipelines are one of the safest ways to transport energy

WASHINGTON, August 18, 2016 – API today released a new report, with the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL), confirming that pipelines continue to be one of the safest ways to efficiently transport energy across the United States. The report highlights liquid pipeline safety performance and industry-wide efforts to improve pipeline safety in 2016 and beyond.

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Relief from high energy prices now farther away for Bay State consumers

WASHINGTON, August 17, 2016 – Massachusetts Petroleum Council Associate Director Beth Treseder called today’s decision, by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to prohibit electric ratepayer-funded natural gas capacity purchases by utilities, a step in the wrong direction for Massachusetts consumers.

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