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  • API cheers House vote for crude exports

    WASHINGTON, October 9, 2015 ─ Bipartisan legislation approved today by the U.S. House of Representatives would lift 1970s-era restrictions on crude exports, yielding economic opportunities for millions of Americans, said API.

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  • API issues updated standards for shale development

    WASHINGTON, October 8, 2015 ─ New editions of API’s hydraulic fracturing standards provide the latest technical direction for operators working to continuously improve well integrity, groundwater protection, and environmental safety. Last updated in 2011, API’s standards for shale development have worked alongside robust state regulations to ensure safe and responsible energy development with hydraulic fracturing for over 65 years.

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  • API: White House veto threat harms consumers and American jobs

    WASHINGTON, October 7, 2015 – API expressed disappointment in the administration’s failure to support legislation, scheduled for a House vote Friday, which would lift 1970s-era restrictions on crude exports, boosting the U.S. economy and global energy security.

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