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API's Gerard welcomes federal approval of the Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 – 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 pipeline. 

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Petroleum demand last month highest for February since 2008 (includes monthly statistical report)

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 – Total petroleum deliveries in February moved up 0.1 percent from February 2016 to average 19.7 million barrels per day. These were the highest February deliveries in nine years, since 2008. Compared with January 2017, total domestic petroleum deliveries, a measure of U.S. petroleum demand, also increased 2.2 percent. For year to date, total domestic petroleum deliveries increased 0.7 percent compared to the same period last year.

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API welcomes House discussion on improving ozone rules

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2017 – API welcomed the discussion before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment on the Ozone Standards Implementation Act introduced by Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas). API Senior Director of Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Howard Feldman said that the bill is a path forward to giving state and local regulators adequate time and flexibility to implement new ozone standards while protecting jobs and not obstructing economic growth.

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