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Marty Durbin Letter to Rob Klee re DEEP-BETP RFP for natural gas capacity (March 29, 2016)

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The American Petroleum Institute (API) appreciates this opportunity to comment on the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) RFP for natural gas capacity, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas storage procurement. While API has no comment on the specific terms of the RFP, we would like to express our support for the use of the types of agreements envisioned by the RFP to support development of necessary pipeline infrastructure as and ensure reliable gas delivery for power generation.

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Marty Durbin Letter to Mark Marini re DPU 16-05 (March 10, 2016)

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The American Petroleum Institute (API) appreciates this opportunity to comment on National Grid’s natural gas transportation agreement with Algonquin Gas Transmission Company for firm transportation and storage capacity on their Access Northeast project (“ANE project”). While API has no comment on the specific terms of the agreement, we would like to express our support for the use of these types of agreements to support the development of necessary pipeline infrastructure as a mechanism for ensuring reliable gas delivery for power generation.

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Marty Durbin Letter to Mark Marini re DPU 16-07 (March 10, 2016)

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The American Petroleum Institute (API) appreciates this opportunity to comment on National Grid’s natural gas transportation agreement with Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC for firm transportation capacity on their Northeast Energy Direct Project (“NED project”). While API has no comment on the specific terms of the agreement, we would like to express our support for the use of these types of agreements to support the development of necessary pipeline infrastructure as a mechanism for ensuring reliable gas delivery for power generation.

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Marty Durbin Letter to Mark Marini re DPU 15-181 (March 10, 2016)

Thursday, March 10, 2016

The American Petroleum Institute (API) appreciates this opportunity to comment on Eversource’s natural gas transportation agreement with Algonquin Gas Transmission Company for incremental capacity on their Access Northeast project (“ANE project”). While API has no comment on the specific terms of the agreement, we would like to express our support for the use of these types of agreements to support the development of necessary pipeline infrastructure as a mechanism for ensuring reliable gas delivery for power generation.

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API Letter to BLM Requesting Extension of Waste Prevention Comment Period (February 8, 2016)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The American Petroleum Institute (“API”) respectfully requests that the Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) extend the comment deadline for the proposed rule: RIN 1004-AE14 Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation. API asks that BLM extend the public comment period for this proposal for at least an additional 30 days, until May 9, 2016.

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Erik Milito Letter to BOEM on “Clean Air Reporting and Compliance” Proposed Rule (February 10, 2016)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has been monitoring the development of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) proposed rule titled, “Clean Air Reporting and Compliance.” Many of our members operate offshore production facilities in the central and western Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Alaska and will be directly impacted by this proposed rule.

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Jack Gerard letter to Senate leadership in support of S.2012 (January 28, 2016)

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The American Petroleum Institute (API) strongly supports S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act. In particular, the bill includes provisions that will require the Department of Energy to consider natural gas export permit applications in a timely manner, ensure natural gas pipelines are permitted more efficiently, and foster necessary collaboration among federal and state governments, educational institutions, industry, and labor to encourage and promote diversity in the energy and manufacturing sector.

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Erik Milito's letter to EPA regarding EPA's assessment of potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources (December 14, 2015)

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Comments of the American Petroleum Institute (API) on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board (SAB) Hydraulic Fracturing Research Advisory Panel’s Peer Review of EPA’s Draft Report, Assessment of Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing for oil and Gas on Drinking Water Resources (May, 2015 External Review Draft, EPA/600/R-15/047) -- Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-OA-2015-0245

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Coalition Comments to NPS on Proposed Rule on Non-Federal Oil and Gas Operations

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Coalition Comments to the National Park Service Geologic Resources Division regarding proposed rule on General Provisions and Non-Federal Oil and Gas Rights.

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Jack Gerard letter to Congress in support of lifting the crude oil export ban (December 16, 2015)

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Extensive research has determined that lifting the ban on U.S. crude oil exports would create American jobs, bolster the U.S. economy, and benefit consumers. According to various studies, lifting the ban would create one million jobs at its peak in 2018, and add $38 billion to our economy, and lower our trade deficit by $22 billion and our federal budget deficit by $1.4 billion in the coming years. And every major study agrees – crude oil exports would put downward pressure on U.S. gasoline prices, benefiting American consumers.

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