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API: Regulatory system should promote technological innovations and industry best practices

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2017 – API today urged the EPA to adopt a regulatory system that enhances safety and protects the environment while prioritizing the production and refining of American natural gas and oil. The comments filed today are part of the agency’s solicitation of input from the public to inform its Regulatory Reform Task Force's evaluation of existing regulations.

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API welcomes Trump administration action to prioritize domestic energy production

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2017 – Today API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the Trump administration’s executive action to advance domestic energy production.

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Virginia Petroleum Council: Offshore energy executive action will bring jobs, economic growth to Virginia

RICHMOND, April 28, 2017 – Virginia Petroleum Council Executive Director Miles Morin today welcomed the Trump administration’s executive action to advance offshore domestic energy production, bringing jobs and economic growth to the state.

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Georgia Petroleum Council: Offshore energy executive action will bring jobs and economic growth to Georgia

ATLANTA, April 28, 2017 – Georgia Petroleum Council Executive Director Hunter Hopkins today welcomed the Trump administration’s executive action to advance offshore domestic energy production, bringing jobs and economic growth to the state.

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President Trump's 100 days highlights America's energy renaissance

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard said President Trump is making good on his campaign promise to create jobs and strengthen America’s economy by removing roadblocks to our nation’s energy renaissance. 

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API survey: U.S. shale drilling expenditures up in 2015

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2017 – The domestic oil and natural gas industry spent an estimated $122.8 billion in drilling approximately 28,809 oil and natural gas wells in 2015, according to API’s 2015 Joint Association Survey on Drilling Costs. 

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API’s Gerard releases new study on impacts of restricting fossil fuel production

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard stressed the need for forward-looking energy policies that embrace the U.S. energy renaissance as API released a new study examining the negative impacts of policies that restrict the production of fossil fuels. 

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New report forecasts damage to American economy, jobs, and energy production from new Jones Act rulings

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2017 – API released a new report today projecting significant and damaging impacts from the Customs and Border Protection Agency’s (CBP) proposed modifications to its rulings related to the use of Jones Act vessels in offshore oil and natural gas activity, including the potential for significant loss of American jobs, reduced U.S. oil and natural gas production, and diminished revenues for federal and state government.

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API applauds House action to reverse harmful Bureau of Land Management Planning rule

WASHINGTON, February 7, 2017 – Today API Director of Upstream and Industry Operations Erik Milito applauded the House 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.

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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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