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API: House tax bill takes bold steps to modernize the nation’s tax code

WASHINGTON, November 2, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard issued the following statement today in response to the House Ways & Means Committee unveiling its tax reform legislation.

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API welcomes EPA action to promote science-based regulations

WASHINGTON, October 31, 2017 – API today welcomed actions by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to promote science-based regulations by naming a broad and diverse membership of scientific advisors to EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors, Science Advisory Board and Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee.

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Minnesotans deserve an open and transparent process on Line 3

St. Paul, Minn., October 25, 2017 – The Minnesota Petroleum Council released the following statement after the upcoming hearing in St. Cloud on the Line 3 pipeline replacement project was canceled.

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Connecticut lawmakers should SAY NO to the Millstone nuclear bill

HARTFORD, Conn., October 25, 2017 – The Connecticut Petroleum Council today called on members of the Connecticut State legislature to reject misguided legislation that would give special treatment to the Millstone nuclear plant by forcing consumers in the state to pay more for electricity.

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API welcomes bipartisan effort to examine attacks on U.S. energy infrastructure

WASHINGTON, October 23, 2017 – API welcomed a bipartisan letter, led by Congressman Ken Buck, R-Colo., sent today by 84 members of Congress urging U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to protect against the sabotage of oil and natural gas pipelines, such as the dangerous tactics taken by extremists in October 2016 to illegally shut off several cross border pipelines.

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Petroleum demand last month highest for September since 2007 (includes monthly statistical report)

WASHINGTON, October 20, 2017 – Total petroleum deliveries increased 2.4 percent from September 2016. These September deliveries were the highest September deliveries in a decade. For the third quarter 2017, total petroleum deliveries, a measure of U.S. petroleum demand, increased 2.1 percent from the same period last year to nearly 20.4 million barrels per day. For year to date 2017, total domestic petroleum deliveries increased 1.2 percent compared to the same period last year.

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API Ohio releases new statewide radio ad, “Say NO to power plant bailouts”

COLUMBUS, Ohio – October 18, 2017 – API Ohio today released a new radio ad entitled “Say NO to power plant bailouts.” The ad will run in communities across the state and is aimed at highlighting our opposition to a taxpayer-funded bailout to certain power plants in the state.

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API files suit against City of Thornton, challenging new oil and gas regulations

DENVER, October 10, 2017 – The Colorado Petroleum Council today released the following statement as it joined the Colorado Oil and Gas Association in filing a lawsuit against new regulations adopted by the City of Thornton that could hurt jobs, raise energy costs to Colorado consumers, and hurt the state’s economy.

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Emissions have plunged 25 percent without proposed “Clean Power Plan”

WASHINGTON, October 10, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed action by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to address the flawed “Clean Power Plan.”

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American made energy is growing, estimated completed wells up 63 percent this year

Washington, October 9, 2017 – API today announced that estimated wells completed in the third quarter of 2017 increased 63 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016. This includes a dramatic 84 percent increase for all oil wells completed from year-ago levels. 

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