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  • API praises vote for Senate energy bills, exports

    WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015 ─ Two major energy bills approved today by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will promote U.S. energy leadership by lifting a 70s-era ban on crude exports, streamlining the approval process for exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG), accelerating infrastructure improvements, training workers, and expanding offshore opportunities for coastal regions, said API.

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  • API urges House and Senate action on crude exports

    WASHINGTON, July 29, 2015 ─ API applauded legislative efforts now underway to lift outdated trade restrictions on U.S. oil during a conference call today with reporters.

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  • API and AFPM tell EPA to put consumers first when setting ethanol mandates

    WASHINGTON, July 27, 2015 – In joint comments on proposed Renewable Fuel Standard requirements, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and American Fuels & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) say EPA’s assumptions of growing demand for high-ethanol fuel blends are simply wrong.  The groups ask EPA to limit ethanol mandates to no more than 9.7 percent of total gasoline demand.

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