Skip to main content


API welcomes the Trump administration’s executive order on Energy Independence

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard called President Trump’s “Energy Independence” executive order an important step forward in restoring common sense regulations that are needed to advance the U.S. energy renaissance.

More »

Ban on hydraulic fracturing hurts Maryland's economic and environmental goals

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 27, 2017 – Maryland Petroleum Council (MPC) Executive Director Drew Cobbs said today that the Maryland General Assembly’s decision to approve a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing could hurt Maryland families, jobs, government revenue and energy security.

More »

API welcomes repeal of uncertain, harmful ONRR valuation rule

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 – API Upstream and Industry Operations Group Director Erik Milito welcomed the Interior Department’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) plan to repeal its regulation on valuing royalties from oil and natural gas produced on public lands due to the rule’s lack of certainty, clarity and consistency.

More »