WASHINGTON, September 29, 2017 – API responded to today’s notice of proposed rulemaking from the Department of Energy requesting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to implement reforms focused on the reliability and resiliency of America’s electricity grid.
WASHINGTON, September 28, 2017 – Total petroleum deliveries in August moved up by 1.3 percent from August 2016 to average 20.5 million barrels per day. These were the highest August deliveries in 10 years, since 2007. Compared with July, total domestic petroleum deliveries, a measure of U.S. petroleum demand, decreased 0.6 percent. For year-to-date, total domestic petroleum deliveries moved up 1.3 percent compared to the same period last year.
WASHINGTON, September 27, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard issued the following statement in response to the tax reform proposal released today by Congressional leaders and White House officials.
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.
WASHINGTON, September 20, 2017 – API today welcomed the introduction of bipartisan legislation that would increase certainty, transparency, and efficiency in the permitting process for natural gas pipelines at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). S. 1844, the Coordinating Interagency Review of Natural Gas Infrastructure Act of 2017, was introduced by Sens. Inhofe, R-Okla., and King, I-Maine.
TRENTON, N.J., September 19, 2017 – The New Jersey Petroleum Council today released a new poll showing that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey voters would oppose any possible effort in the legislature that would give a financial subsidy to nuclear plants. The New Jersey Petroleum Council urged members of the state legislature to reject any measure that could raise costs for consumers and hurt workers across the state.
WASHINGTON, September 19, 2017 – The American Petroleum Institute announced that former Ohio Public Utilities Commissioner Todd Snitchler will lead the association’s Market Development department as Group Director. API’s Market Development division works with industry, government, and customer stakeholders to promote increased demand for and continued availability of our nation’s abundant natural gas resources for a cleaner and more secure energy future.
Albany, N.Y., September 15, 2017 - API New York responded to today’s announcement by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation waived their authority under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act by failing to act in a timely manner on Millennium’s request for a water quality certification.
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.
WASHINGTON, September 6, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the President’s commitment to advancing our nation’s energy security through pro-growth tax reform and economic policies during his remarks today at a North Dakota oil refinery.