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  • Governor Cuomo snubs jobs for New York families and the benefits of energy security

    ALBANY, NY, December 17, 2014 ─ API New York State Petroleum Council Executive Director Karen Moreau today said Governor Cuomo acted irresponsibly by issuing a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, putting the state’s economy on a reckless path and ignoring the needs of New York families, economic opportunity, job creation, revenue to the government, and America’s need for energy security.

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  • API applauds final passage of BLM pilot extension

    WASHINGTON, December 12, 2014 – API welcomed final passage in the U.S. Senate of legislation to extend a successful pilot program at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that allows field offices to more efficiently process applications for permits to develop oil and natural gas on federal lands.

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  • API: CBO confirms economic benefits of crude exports

    WASHINGTON, December 10, 2014 ─ A new report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) confirms that removing export barriers for U.S. crude oil could incentivize higher domestic production, grow the economy, increase federal revenues, and put downward pressure on gasoline prices.

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