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API: Ahead of presidential debate, energy is priority for American voters

WASHINGTON, September 26, 2016 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard highlighted the importance of American energy ahead of the first presidential debate. Gerard’s full remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Monday’s press conference call are available on API’s website

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Subscribers to API’s Weekly Statistical Report to receive historical data adjusted to meet upcoming EIA inventory reporting guidelines

WASHINGTON, September 23, 2016 – Starting Oct. 13, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) will no longer include crude oil lease stocks in the U.S. total commercial crude inventory data series. This change, recently announced as a requirement by the EIA, will exclude oil that is stored in tanks on lease lands where production is taking place prior to being transferred for commercial stock storage. Lease stocks currently amount to nearly 31 million barrels of oil.

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EPA’s new ozone rule flawed, hampers states

WASHINGTON, September 19, 2016 – EPA’s new ozone regulation, the Exceptional Events Rule, does not correctly attribute ozone precursor emissions that are not man-made, and could hamper states’ abilities to meet air quality standards, according to API Senior Director of Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Howard J. Feldman. API and many states have expressed these concerns.

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