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Jack Gerard letter to Secretary of Energy Moniz regarding LNG export authorization process (June 26, 2013)

Friday, January 23, 2015

API applauds the Department’s recently issued order authorizing the Freeport LNG terminal to export LNG to non-Free Trade Agreement (non-FTA) nations and agrees with the DOE’s findings and welcome this positive step towards reviewing and approving all pending applications as expeditiously as possible.

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Bob Greco letter to Senator David Vitter regarding misleading statements by Gina McCarthy about E-15 CRC testing (May 15, 2013)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Robert Greco's letter to Senator Vitter correcting inaccurate and misleading statements about E-15 research being conducted by the Coordinating Research Council (CRC) made by Ms. Gina McCarthy as part of her confirmation hearing for EPA Administrator.

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Letter to Speaker John Boehner in support of S.2440 (November 25, 2014)

Monday, January 12, 2015

The American Petroleum Institute and a coalition of associations have signed a letter to Speaker John Boehner in support of S.2440, the BLM Permit Processing Improvement Act of 2014.

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Letter from Louis Finkel to House Representatives Ed Whitfield and Bobby Rush to commend a House hearing that reexamined America's outdated export restrictions on crude oil (December 10, 2014)

Monday, January 12, 2015

Letter from Louis Finkel to House Representatives Ed Whitfield and Bobby Rush to commend the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power for holding a hearing to reexamine America's outdated export restrictions on crude oil.  Revisiting these 1970s-era trade policies is a critical step toward maximizing the benefits of our energy revolution.

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Letter from Jack Gerard to House Speaker Boehner and Minority Leader Pelosi in support of HR. 5682, a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline (November 12, 2014)

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Letter from Jack Gerard in support of legislation in support of HR. 5682, a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. This legislation represents the strong bipartisan support the project has long received among Americans. Recent polls continue to show nearly 75% of voters, a majority of both Democrats and Republicans, support putting our labor forces to work and finally building the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Letter from Robert Greco to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy regarding legal authority to increase 2014 Biomass-Based Diesel Fuel Standard (September 26, 2014)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Letter from Robert Greco to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to remind the EPA that it lacks the authority to increase the biomass-based diesel standard in 2014 and is legally required to follow the express language of the Clean Air Act when setting the final standards for 2014.

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API Comments to SEC regarding payment disclosure rulemaking (November 7, 2013)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is pleased to provide comments on the rulemaking the Securities and Exchange Commission will resume to implement section 13(q) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“the Exchange Act”), relating to disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers.

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Senators Warner and Kaine request updated seismic testing timeline from DOI (October 28, 2013)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

We write to request an updated timeline for the programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for geological and geophysical activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf. We understand that a Record of Decision has been pushed back from fall 2013 to spring 2014.

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Isakower letter to Upton and Green in support of support for HR 3301, “North American Infrastructure Act” (October 29, 2013)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

On behalf of the American Petroleum Institute, I write today to express support for HR 3301, “North American Infrastructure Act”. API welcomes your legislation which promotes North American energy security by removing permitting roadblocks and implementing a fair, standardized approval process for energy projects that cross U.S. borders.

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Oil and natural gas trade associations' letter to Speaker John Boehner supporting the passage of H.R. 2728 (November 13, 2013)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

We support the passage of H.R. 2728, the Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act, because states have and will continue to be in the best position to regulate and this bill acknowledges the strong role state regulation of oil and natural gas operations, including hydraulic fracturing, has played in this new energy revolution.

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