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.
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.
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2017 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) submitted comments today on BLM’s Hydraulic Fracturing rule and expressed support for a regulatory framework that relies upon the experience and expertise of state regulatory agencies in advancing safety and environmental protection.
HARRISBURG, Pa., September 13, 2017 – API Pennsylvania (API-PA) responded to the Delaware River Basin Commission’s (DRBC) proposal to ban hydraulic fracturing in the region.
DENVER, August 22, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) today released the following statement in response to Governor Hickenlooper’s proposals on industry safety. The CPC and its members are committed to safe and responsible operations, environmental stewardship and economic prosperity for communities throughout the state.
HARRISBURG, Pa., August 16, 2017 – API Pennsylvania today released a new poll showing that the overwhelming majority of Pennsylvania voters would oppose legislation that would force consumers in the state to pay a special fee to bailout nuclear power companies. API Pennsylvania urged members of the Pennsylvania state legislature to reject any measure that could raise costs for consumers and hurt workers across the state.
Industry added $35.8 billion to state’s economy in 2015
Albany, N.Y., August 1, 2017 – API New York today released a new study showing that the U.S. natural gas and oil industry supported 258,500 jobs in the state and contributed $35.8 billion to the state’s economy in 2015. The study found that all 50 states, whether energy producing or not, continued to benefit from the industry.
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 27, 2017 – API Pennsylvania (API-PA) responded to the Senate’s proposal to raise taxes on Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry.
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2017 – API welcomed the June 15, 2017 notice by the Department of the Interior that it will delay certain compliance dates in the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) rule addressing methane emissions related to oil and gas production. Reviews of the rule are underway as questions remain over the rationale of many provisions of the rule.
WASHINGTON, May 10, 2017 – API expressed disappointment with a no vote to stop an unnecessary, costly and duplicative methane regulation, but said it was encouraged by the Interior Department’s review of the rule as part of an executive order signed in March.