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Take the smart approach for electricity grid resiliency, consumers and the U.S. economy

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.

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Petroleum demand last month highest for August since 2007 (includes Monthly Statistical Report)

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.

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API: Pro-growth tax policies will grow economy and strengthen U.S. energy renaissance

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.

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API: BLM proposal recognizes opportunity to ensure public lands can support economic growth, job creation and greater environmental benefits

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.

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API welcomes effort to strengthen U.S. energy infrastructure, create jobs, benefit consumers

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.

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New Jersey voters reject subsidies for nuclear plants, says new poll

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.

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API welcomes Todd Snitchler as new Market Development Chief

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. 

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Building new energy infrastructure for clean burning natural gas benefits all New Yorkers

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.

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Misguided DRBC Proposal on Energy Development Ignores Consumer Demand, Economic Benefits, and State's Environmental Protections

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.

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API: Pro-growth economic policies will strengthen America’s energy infrastructure

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.

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