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Senate reversal of BLM 2.0 rule strengthens regulatory certainty and U.S. energy security

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2017 – API Upstream and Industry Operations Group Director Erik Milito applauded the Senate vote to disapprove the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) final Planning 2.0 rule for developing domestic oil and natural gas resources on public lands and encouraged the Senate to vote to repeal the methane rule next.

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API Supports EPA action on Information Collection Request, calls on Senate to repeal redundant BLM methane rule

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2017 – API Senior Director for Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Howard Feldman said EPA’s announcement to reassess its methane information collection request was a positive step in reducing significant uncertainties and burdens on the oil and gas industry. 

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API comments on Point of Obligation

WASHINGTON, February 28, 2017 – As EPA reviews comments submitted for the Point of Obligation issue, API Downstream Group Director Frank Macchiarola continues to urge the agency to stand by its proposed decision to reject moving the Point of Obligation.

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API’s Jack Gerard applauds administration action aimed at unleashing innovation, creating jobs

WASHINGTON, February 24, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard applauded President Trump’s executive action released today to establish regulatory reform task forces at government agencies to identify regulations that could be repealed, replaced or changed.

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BLM’s Methane and Waste Prevention rule hurts American consumers and local economies

WASHINGTON, February 23, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley urged the U.S. Senate to follow the House and support a disapproval resolution on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Methane and Waste Prevention rule because the flawed rule doesn’t improve upon U.S. successes in methane emissions reductions and could negatively impact American consumers, local revenues and energy security.

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BLM’s Methane and Waste Prevention rule hurts American consumers and local economies

WASHINGTON, February 23, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley urged the U.S. Senate to follow the House and support a disapproval resolution on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Methane and Waste Prevention rule because the flawed rule doesn’t improve upon U.S. successes in methane emissions reductions and could negatively impact American consumers, local revenues and energy security.

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API supports EPA’s proposed decision to reject moving Point of Obligation

WASHINGTON, February 22, 2017 – Today API is submitting comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in support of the agency’s proposed decision to reject moving the Point of Obligation for RFS compliance. API Downstream Group Director Frank Macchiarola told reporters in a press conference that moving the point of obligation distracts from real meaningful reform of the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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API raises awareness of global safety standards and certification programs

MONTERREY, Mexico – February 21, 2017 – The American Petroleum Institute‘s Global Industry Services (API GIS) department today led a workshop to raise awareness of API’s global safety and accreditation certification programs for oil and natural gas industry service companies and equipment manufacturers in the region.

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Petroleum demand last month highest for January since 2008 (includes monthly statistical report)

WASHINGTON, February 17, 2017 – Total petroleum deliveries moved up by 1.2 percent from the prior year to nearly 19.3 million barrels per day in January 2017. These were the highest January deliveries in nine years, since 2008. 

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Colorado health officials have serious concerns over misleading research on hydraulic fracturing

DENVER, February 15, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley strongly slammed a report released today by the University Of Colorado School Of Public Health.

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