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API’s Jack Gerard applauds administration action aimed at unleashing innovation, creating jobs

WASHINGTON, February 24, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard applauded President Trump’s executive action released today to establish regulatory reform task forces at government agencies to identify regulations that could be repealed, replaced or changed.

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BLM’s Methane and Waste Prevention rule hurts American consumers and local economies

WASHINGTON, February 23, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley urged the U.S. Senate to follow the House and support a disapproval resolution on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Methane and Waste Prevention rule because the flawed rule doesn’t improve upon U.S. successes in methane emissions reductions and could negatively impact American consumers, local revenues and energy security.

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API supports EPA’s proposed decision to reject moving Point of Obligation

WASHINGTON, February 22, 2017 – Today API is submitting comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in support of the agency’s proposed decision to reject moving the Point of Obligation for RFS compliance. API Downstream Group Director Frank Macchiarola told reporters in a press conference that moving the point of obligation distracts from real meaningful reform of the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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