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API hires Mario Salazar as External Mobilization Manager

WASHINGTON, August 26, 2016 - Today API announced Mario Salazar has joined the oil and natural gas trade association’s mobilization team as an external mobilization manager. 

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Increased American LNG exports are critical to Europe’s energy future

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2016 – API Executive Director for Market Development Marty Durbin highlighted the benefits our European allies would realize from increased U.S. LNG exports as Vice President Biden today underscored Europe’s need for “diverse sources of natural gas.”

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API releases video to bolster emergency preparedness in crude by rail shipments

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2016 – Today, API furthered its commitment to safety as a core value by releasing a new video aimed at helping first responders bolster emergency preparedness should an incident occur involving crude oil moved by rail. 

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API: Domestic oil and gas development helping U.S. consumers and the economy

WASHINGTON, August 24, 2016 – U.S. consumers have continued to take advantage of America’s energy revolution and affordable gas prices as we head into the fall season, said API Chief Economist Erica Bowman on a conference call with journalists.

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Gasoline deliveries in July were highest on record

WASHINGTON, August 18, 2016 - Total motor gasoline deliveries, a measure of consumer gasoline demand, moved up 2.4 percent from July 2015, to average nearly 9.7 million barrels per day. Compared with June 2016, total motor gasoline deliveries increased 0.3 percent. For year-to-date, total motor gasoline deliveries increased 2.5 percent compared with year-to-date 2015 to a record level just above 9.3 million barrels per day.

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New report confirms pipelines are one of the safest ways to transport energy

WASHINGTON, August 18, 2016 – API today released a new report, with the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL), confirming that pipelines continue to be one of the safest ways to efficiently transport energy across the United States. The report highlights liquid pipeline safety performance and industry-wide efforts to improve pipeline safety in 2016 and beyond.

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Relief from high energy prices now farther away for Bay State consumers

WASHINGTON, August 17, 2016 – Massachusetts Petroleum Council Associate Director Beth Treseder called today’s decision, by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to prohibit electric ratepayer-funded natural gas capacity purchases by utilities, a step in the wrong direction for Massachusetts consumers.

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API reminds candidates about importance of American energy renaissance

WASHINGTON, August 17, 2016 – API Executive Vice President Louis Finkel today reminded all candidates that the United States energy renaissance is providing affordable energy to American consumers, strengthening national security, and due to domestically produced, abundant natural gas has already lowered carbon and other emissions.

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API hires Hilary Moffett as Director of Federal Relations

WASHINGTON, August 17, 2016 - Today API announced Hilary Moffett has joined the oil and natural gas trade association as a director of federal relations, where she will handle energy and environmental priorities.

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API urges EPA to follow the science: extensive data shows no widespread, systemic impacts from hydraulic fracturing

WASHINGTON, August 12, 2016 – API Upstream and Industry Operations Director Erik Milito issued the following statement questioning the EPA’s Scientific Advisory Board response report requesting additional data to support EPA’s five-year, multi-million dollar study confirming that hydraulic fracturing is safe.

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