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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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Coalition letter to Max Baucus endorses a pro-growth tax code (December 13, 2013)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Oil and natural gas associations endorse a pro-growth tax code that promotes domestic investment, job creation and energy production. While we respect and appreciate your efforts to make the tax code less complicated and more competitive, your recent discussion draft on cost recovery and tax accounting raises significant concern among our member companies.

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API and AFPM Comments to EPA Regarding 2014 Standards for RFS (January 28, 2014)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) submitted comments to the recently published Proposed Rulemaking on the 2014 Standards for the Renewable Fuel Standard Program.

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API Comments on EPA's Proposed Refinery Section Rule (August 5, 2014)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Matthew Todd presented API's Comments on: EPA’s Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and New Source Performance Standards at an EPA Public Hearing, Galena Park, TX.

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DOT/PHMSA Letter to Jack Gerard On Recent Railroad Incidents and Concerns About Safety (January 3, 2014)

Monday, August 4, 2014

Letter to Jack Gerard from Cynthia Quarterman regarding recent railroad incidents and resulting fires, in North Dakota, Alabama, and Quebec and concerns about safety risks associated with transportation of crude oil.

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Department of Transportation Letter Regarding Call to Action on Rail Safety Meeting (January 22, 2014)

Monday, August 4, 2014

Letter from Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation to Edward Hamberger, Jack Gerard, and Richard Timmons in regarding to the January 16 Call to Action meeting on rail safety.


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Jack Gerard letter to Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx regarding transporting crude by rail (February 21, 2014)

Friday, July 25, 2014

Jack Gerard's letter reporting back to Secretary Foxx following their meeting to address crude by rail and Secretary Foxx's “Call to Action.” The oil and natural gas industry is working closely with the railroad industry and the Department of Transportation to improve rail safety and the transportation of crude oil.

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Department of Transportation Letter to Association of American Railroads (February 20, 2014)

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Letter from Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation to Edward Hamberger, President and CEO of the Association of American Railroads.

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API Comments on the Proposed Refinery Sector Rule (July 16, 2014)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Howard Feldman presented API comments on EPA's Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and New Source Performance Standards at an EPA public hearing in Wilmington, CA.

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Letter to Secretary of State Kerry urging approval of Keystone XL Pipeline (July 8, 2014)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The American Petroleum Institute and a coalition of associations have signed a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting that the State Department immediately complete the Keystone XL Pipeline National Interest Determination (NID) process and grant final approval on the presidential cross-border permit.

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