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Petroleum demand rose in September (includes monthly statistical report)

WASHINGTON, October 21, 2016 – Total petroleum deliveries in September increased 1.0 percent from September 2015, but were down 2.6 percent from August to average 19.6 million barrels per day. These September deliveries were the highest deliveries for the month in nine years, since 2007. For the third quarter of 2016, total petroleum deliveries, a measure of U.S. petroleum demand, decreased by 0.1 percent from the same period last year. For year to date, total domestic petroleum deliveries remained flat compared to the same period last year.

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API: Implementing EPA’s Control Techniques Guidelines without proper scientific input is bad public policy

WASHINGTON, October 20, 2016 – API Senior Director of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Howard J. Feldman cautioned that EPA and states should not pile on additional guidelines and regulations on the oil and gas industry until EPA completes its Oil and Gas Information Collection Request (ICR) and subsequent analyses.

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API highlights importance of seismic surveys in Gulf and recently released BOEM environmental report

WASHINGTON, October 13, 2016 – Offshore Sr. Policy Advisor Andy Radford today highlighted the importance of seismic surveys in the Gulf of Mexico and the potential significance of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) recently released Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS).

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