WASHINGTON, June 15, 2018 – Today, API’s President and CEO Jack Gerard expressed his heightened concern with the lack of transparency leading up to the newly announced tariffs on China, as well as the impact on the U.S. energy renaissance and consumers.
DENVER, June 13, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council, One Colorado, and the Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosted over 80 individuals representing the natural gas and oil industry and the Denver LGBTQ community for the third annual “Pride in Energy!” panel.
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 – API welcomed a recent study, commissioned by the Department of Energy, confirming the benefits that increased exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) would bring to the U.S. economy and consumers across the country.
At today’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing there was widespread agreement among all five FERC Commissioners on the fact that that there is NO emergency with our nation’s electric grid to justify bailouts to coal and nuclear power plants. The statements made by the FERC commissioners echo claims by grid operators that even with the coal and nuclear plant retirements, there will be plenty of electricity in the grid to meet energy needs.
ICYMI: Opposition builds against efforts to bail out coal and nuclear plants
DENVER, June 11, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council, a division of the American Petroleum Institute, today released a report about the role that the natural gas and oil industry plays in the state. The report reviews the essential role the industry plays in supporting Colorado’s high quality of life, including contributing to educational funds, supporting the expansion of available medical facilities, and lowering emissions.
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2018 – API today welcomed the Bureau of Land Management’s issuance of a new policy directing its field offices to expedite its review and approval processes for natural gas and oil exploration and production projects on federal lands, consistent with the intentions of Congress when it enacted the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
ST. PAUL, Minn., June 7, 2018 – The Minnesota Petroleum Council today released a new poll, conducted by Harris Poll, showing that the overwhelming bipartisan majority of voters in Minnesota’s First Congressional District support increased development of Minnesota’s energy infrastructure and believe that increased access to natural gas and oil resources could help stimulate the economy, increase energy security and help lower energy costs for consumers.
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 – API today announced the formation of “Explore Offshore”, a new coalition of more than 100 community organizations, associations, businesses and local leaders in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida who support increased access to offshore U.S. oil and natural gas resources. The Virginia effort will be led by Winsome Sears, Former Virginia Delegate from the 90th district and Mike Watson, Former Virginia Delegate from the 93rd district. Jim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and former Virginia Senator Jim Webb will serve as bipartisan national co-chairs of the coalition.
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 – API today announced the formation of “Explore Offshore”, a new coalition of more than 100 community organizations, associations, businesses and local leaders in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida who support increased access to offshore U.S. oil and natural gas resources. The South Carolina effort will be led by Stephen Gilchrist, Chairman of the South Carolina African American Chamber of Commerce. Jim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and former Virginia Senator Jim Webbwill serve as bipartisan national co-chairs of the coalition.