WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018 – API committed to working with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) as the agency seeks input from stakeholders on how to improve the pipeline permitting process.
WASHINGTON, APRIL 19, 2017 – Today the American Petroleum Institute reported that U.S. petroleum demand reached 20.6 million barrels per day (MBD) last month, the highest level since 2007. To satisfy demand, domestic refineries utilized 91.5 percent of their capacity – a record for the month of March – and processed 17 MBD of oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The U.S. also produced a record 10.4 MBD of crude oil plus another 3.9 MBD of NGLs.
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018 – API today released its quarterly well completion report for the first quarter of 2018 showing that natural gas and oil drilling and completions rose more than 35 percent over 2017 levels signaling the strength of the U.S. natural gas and oil industry. In addition, the success rate for exploration of natural gas and oil was more than 60 percent, the highest rate since 2009.
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) and North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) today announced the establishment of the Pipeline Construction Safety Training Program. This landmark program will marry the best practices of both the building trades unions and the natural gas and oil industry into a foundational safety program applicable throughout all energy infrastructure construction.
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 – The Florida Petroleum Council today raised strong objection to the Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission’s (CRC) approval of a measure to tie an offshore drilling measure with a vaping ban without any public debate.
TRENTON, N.J. – April 12, 2018 – The New Jersey Petroleum Council called on Gov. Murphy to veto legislation that will force consumers to provide a bailout to PSEG’s profitable nuclear power plants across the state.
WASHINGTON, APRIL 12, 2018 –Today the American Petroleum Institute said forcing higher ethanol fuel blends into the marketplace could have negative consequences for the American consumer.
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2018 – API today welcomed action by the Trump administration to streamline the implementation of air quality standards to promote public health, environmental protection and economic growth.
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2018 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard called on members of the U.S. Senate to approve the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
TRENTON, N.J., April 5, 2018 – The New Jersey Petroleum Council called on members of the New Jersey legislature to reject legislation that would provide consumer-funded bailouts for PSEG’s already profitable nuclear plants.