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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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API: BOEM decision to deny Atlantic seismic permits contradicts science

WASHINGTON, January 6, 2017 – API Director of Upstream and Industry Operations Erik Milito today issued the following statement in response to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) decision to deny geophysical and geological (G&G) seismic permits in the Atlantic.

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API’s Gerard highlights ‘New American Energy Moment’ in State of American Energy Event

WASHINGTON, January 4, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard delivered the keynote address at API’s Seventh Annual State of American Energy event on Wednesday, releasing the State of American Energy 2017 report and highlighting the energy issues that will shape America’s economic and political news this year in a press conference for journalists.

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