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Letters or Comments

Marty Durbin letter to EPA regarding Science Advisory Board (SAB) Request for Nominations of Experts for SAB Hydraulic Fracturing Advisory Panel (September 10, 2012)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

API is actively engaged in the activities and actions of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relative to the 2010 House Appropriations Committee Report language, urging a study to review the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources, providing comment and input whenever possible.

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Letter from Jack Gerard in support of H.R. 6444, the Stop RIN Fraud Act (September 20, 2012)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The American Petroleum Institute (API) encourages you to support H.R. 6444, the Stop RIN Fraud Act, introduced by Representatives Pete Olson (R-TX), Gene Green (D-TX), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Jim Matheson (D-UT). This legislation will restore confidence in the Renewable Information Number (RIN) credit program under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) by creating a RIN credit certification system and establishing protections for those who purchase and use certified RINs.

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Coalition letter to Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi calling for rejection of punitive tax increases on industry (November 27, 2012)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The oil and natural gas industry is not only producing the energy a growing economy demands, but also creating tens of thousands of high paying jobs while generating billions in new revenue for the government. Therefore, any attempts to target the oil and natural gas industry for punitive tax treatment should be avoided as higher taxes could put the economic growth we’ve created at risk.

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Erik Milito comments on improving DOI's regulations impacting the oil and natural gas exploration and development (March 28, 2011)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

API appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Department of Interior's preliminary plan to review its existing significant regulations in response to President's Executive Order 13563 on improving regulation and regulatory review.

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Ron Chittim letter to OSHA Asst. Sec. David Michaels regarding request for information on process safety management and prevention of major chemical accidents (March 31, 2014)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Thank you for the opportunity to provide comments on the OSHA Request for Information (RFI) on Process Safety Management and Prevention of Major Chemical Accidents.

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Ron Chittim's comments to the DHS, DOL, OSHA providing comments on the Executive Order on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security. (March 31, 2014)

Monday, February 23, 2015

API and its member companies support performance-based regulatory compliance and the goal of continuous improvement of the safety and security of its member company’s facilities.

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Kyle Isakower's letter to OSHA regarding Expert Forum on the Use of Performance-Based Regulatory Models in the U.S. Oil and Gas Industry, Offshore and Onshore (October 22, 2012)

Monday, February 23, 2015

API appreciated the opportunity to present at the Expert Forum on the Use of Performance-Based Regulatory Models in the U.S. Oil and Gas Industry, Offshore and Onshore, and would like to take the opportunity to provide the following information to the open docket on the Forum.

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AFPM-API Letter to EPA regarding 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards Compliance and Attest Engagement Reports (February 10, 2015)

Friday, February 13, 2015

Letter from AFPM's and API's Patrick Kelly to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator, regarding 2014 Renewable Fuel Standards Compliance and Attest Engagement Reports.

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Letter from Jack Gerard to House Speaker Boehner and Minority Leader Pelosi in support of Keystone XL pipeline (February 11, 2015)

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Letter from Jack Gerard to House Speaker Boehner and Minority Leader Pelosi in support of S. 1 which approves and authorizes the construction and operation of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Letter from Stacy Linden to EPA with notice of intent to file suit due to EPA's failure to comply with statutory deadlines in issuing final 2015 RFS mandate (December 1, 2014)

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Letter from Stacy Linden, Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of API to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of EPA regarding notice of intent to file citizen suit due to EPA's failure to comply with statutory deadlines in issuing final 2015 RFS mandate.

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