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Petroleum demand last month highest for October since 2007 (includes monthly statistical report)

WASHINGTON, November 17, 2017 – Total petroleum deliveries in October moved up by 1.1 percent from October 2016 to average 19.9 million barrels per day. These were the highest October deliveries in 10 years, since 2007. Compared with September, total domestic petroleum deliveries, a measure of U.S. petroleum demand, decreased 1.8 percent. For year-to-date, total domestic petroleum deliveries moved up 1.2 percent compared to the same period last year.

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API applauds House passage of pro-growth tax reform

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard today issued the following statement applauding the House passage of pro-growth tax reform. 

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Colorado Petroleum Council shares the Air Quality Control Commission’s goal to continue Colorado’s environmental and energy leadership

DENVER, November 16, 2017 – The Colorado Petroleum Council issued the following statement regarding the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Air Quality Control Commission’s new rule.

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U.S., Canadian, Mexican oil & natural gas industries highlight importance of NAFTA for North American energy security

WASHINGTON, November 15, 2017 – The American Petroleum Institute (API), Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and the Mexican Association of Hydrocarbon Companies (AMEXHI), released a new joint position paper reiterating the importance of NAFTA and maintaining robust investment protections to keep North American energy integration strong as the fifth round of negotiations to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) begin. 

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NERC report is missed opportunity to improve grid reliability

WASHINGTON, November 15, 2017 – API released the following statement after the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) released its report on the reliability of natural gas for power generation throughout North America.

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API Awards its highest honor, the Gold Medal to David J. Lesar

WASHINGTON, November 13, 2017 — API this week awarded its highest honor – the Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement – to David J. Lesar, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Halliburton Company, the world’s second largest oilfield service provider.

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API: Senate takes important step to modernize the U.S. tax code

WASHINGTON, November 10, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard issued the following statement after the Senate Finance Committee released its outline for pro-growth tax reform. 

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Opening ANWR critical to U.S. energy security, economic competitiveness

WASHINGTON, November 9, 2017 – API welcomed legislation that would allow for safe and responsible natural gas and oil development in a small non-wilderness portion of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). The legislation was released by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to be included as part of the budget reconciliation bill.

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API urges EPA to protect consumers from incompatible fuels

Washington, November 8, 2017 – Today API told reporters that as the EPA finalizes the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard volumes, Congress needs to recognize that the RFS mandate is broken and it’s time to repeal or significantly reform it. 

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API-PA hires Jonathan Lutz as Associate Director

HARRISBURG, Pa., November 6, 2017 – Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania (API-PA) Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman today announced Jonathan Lutz as the new Associate Director for API’s division in Pennsylvania.

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