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.
WASHINGTON, August 24, 2017 – API highlighted the reliability and resilience of natural gas for power generation as the Department of Energy released its staff report on electricity markets and reliability.
DENVER, August 22, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) today released the following statement in response to Governor Hickenlooper’s proposals on industry safety. The CPC and its members are committed to safe and responsible operations, environmental stewardship and economic prosperity for communities throughout the state.
RICHMOND, Va., August 17, 2017 – The Virginia Petroleum Council Executive Director Miles Morin released the following statement in response to Governor McAuliffe’s comments on the Interior Department’s oil and gas leasing program.