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API: Keystone XL Pipeline is critical to building 21st Century energy infrastructure system

WASHINGTON, January 26, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement as TransCanada filed its application for the cross-border permit needed to complete the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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State warning to Boulder County on local energy development ban supports Colorado families and consumers

DENVER, January 26, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) Executive Director Tracee Bentley said today that Colorado consumers and families who are seeing the economic and environmental benefits of domestic energy development can applaud the state’s recommendation to end the ban.

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Poll: Maryland voters support developing Western Maryland’s natural gas resources

Annapolis, Md., January 25, 2017 – A strong majority of registered voters across Maryland support the development of natural gas resources in Western Maryland, according to a new poll the Maryland Petroleum Council (MPC) is releasing as part of the state dialogue on hydraulic fracturing.

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Petroleum demand rose in December from a year ago (includes monthly statistical report)

WASHINGTON, January 25, 2017 – Total petroleum deliveries in December increased 0.5 percent from December 2015, and were up 0.6 percent from November, to average nearly 19.7 million barrels per day. These were the highest December deliveries in six years, since 2010.

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API welcomes President Trump’s commitment to nation’s energy infrastructure

WASHINGTON, January 24, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement following the Trump administration’s actions to advance energy infrastructure projects throughout the country. 

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Proposal to ban hydraulic fracturing could harm Florida families and consumers

Tallahassee, Fla., January 24, 2017 – Florida Petroleum Council (FPC) Executive Director David Mica said today that state Senator Dana Young’s proposed legislation to ban oil and natural gas production is out-of-step with Florida consumers and families who are seeing the economic benefits of domestic energy development.

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API: PHMSA’s Pipeline Safety Rule, While Improved, Still Threatens to Weaken Pipeline Safety

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2017 – API Midstream Group Director Robin Rorick released the following statement on the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) new safety regulations for hazardous liquid pipelines.

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Energy confirmation hearings should focus on reinforcing America's energy renaissance

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2017 – API Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Director Marty Durbin told reporters in a press conference today that Senators considering the nominees for the departments of Interior, Energy and EPA should focus on jobs, the economy and American consumers.

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API urges EPA and Congress to avoid costly, duplicative and flawed ozone rules

WASHINGTON, January 12, 2017 – API recommended that the EPA use the full scope of its authority under the Clean Air Act to complete implementation of the 2008 ozone standards without saddling states and regulated entities with duplicative and costly new attainment requirements, during testimony at today’s EPA Public Hearing on the 2015 Ozone Implementation Proposal.

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API: Downturn in oil and gas drilling could be coming to an end

WASHINGTON, January 6, 2017 – API announced today that estimated total wells drilled and completed in the fourth quarter of 2016 decreased 8.8 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016. This decrease is a drastic improvement from the same time period in 2015 which saw a 21 percent decrease in total wells drilled and completed.

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