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API Ohio releases new statewide radio ad, “Say NO to power plant bailouts”

COLUMBUS, Ohio – October 18, 2017 – API Ohio today released a new radio ad entitled “Say NO to power plant bailouts.” The ad will run in communities across the state and is aimed at highlighting our opposition to a taxpayer-funded bailout to certain power plants in the state.

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API files suit against City of Thornton, challenging new oil and gas regulations

DENVER, October 10, 2017 – The Colorado Petroleum Council today released the following statement as it joined the Colorado Oil and Gas Association in filing a lawsuit against new regulations adopted by the City of Thornton that could hurt jobs, raise energy costs to Colorado consumers, and hurt the state’s economy.

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Emissions have plunged 25 percent without proposed “Clean Power Plan”

WASHINGTON, October 10, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed action by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to address the flawed “Clean Power Plan.”

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American made energy is growing, estimated completed wells up 63 percent this year

Washington, October 9, 2017 – API today announced that estimated wells completed in the third quarter of 2017 increased 63 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016. This includes a dramatic 84 percent increase for all oil wells completed from year-ago levels. 

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API looks forward to working with Skip Elliott at PHMSA

WASHINGTON, October 6, 2017 – API today welcomed the confirmation of Howard “Skip” Elliott to be administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) at the Department of Transportation.

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API welcomes nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be EPA Deputy Administrator

WASHINGTON, October 5, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed President Trump’s nomination of Andrew Wheeler to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Voters near FirstEnergy HQ, Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear plants reject bailouts

COLUMBUS, Ohio – October 5, 2017 – API Ohio today released a new poll showing that the overwhelming majority of voters in Summit, Lake and Ottawa counties oppose legislation that would allow FirstEnergy to charge its customers a special fee to increase funding to its nuclear plants. The counties, where this poll was conducted, surround FirstEnergy’s headquarters and its Davis-Besse and Perry nuclear plants.

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API: BLM proposal offers opportunity to fix Venting and Flaring rule

WASHINGTON, October 4, 2017 – API welcomed the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) proposal today to delay certain requirements of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) venting and flaring rule while the agency reviews its cost-benefit analysis and makes revisions to the 2016 rule.

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API announces plans for move to new sustainable headquarters to accommodate growing staff, expanded global operations

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2017 – With a growing staff and expanded global operations focused on safety and the environment, API President and CEO Jack Gerard today announced that the association will move to a new headquarters next year located at Capitol Crossing in downtown Washington, D.C. The new self-sustaining LEED certified building will feature green and other cutting-edge technologies.

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API: Natural gas generation is essential to the reliability of our electric power system

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2017 – API Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Marty Durbin highlighted the reliability and resilience of natural gas power generation today before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy’s hearing to examine reliability in a transforming electricity industry.

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