WASHINGTON, February 8, 2017 - API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers implemented the final easement needed to complete the Dakota Access Pipeline.
DENVER, February 8, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) Executive Director Tracee Bentley and American Petroleum Institute (API) Chief Economist Erica Bowman today delivered a presentation on the economics of oil and natural gas benefits to Colorado consumers and economy before the Joint Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources and Energy and House Transportation and Energy committees.
HARTFORD, Conn. – February 7, 2017 – Connecticut Petroleum Council Executive Director Steven Guveyan today testified before the Connecticut General Assembly’s Energy and Technology Committee in opposition to legislation that would provide subsidies for nuclear power generation.
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.
Harrisburg, Pa., February 7, 2017 – API-PA Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman today criticized Governor Tom Wolf’s third attempt to implement a severance tax on Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry.
WASHINGTON, February 5, 2017 – Today during the Super Bowl API will launch Power Past Impossible, a national advertising campaign to highlight how natural gas and oil provide enormous value to Americans’ everyday lives. The campaign’s first ad will air in a 30 second TV spot during the Super Bowl. The new campaign will feature various unexpected ways in which consumers benefit from products derived from natural gas and oil.
WASHINGTON, February 3, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard applauded today’s announcement that the House of Representatives will seek to eliminate the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) duplicative and costly methane controls for many of the very same emission sources already regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency and the states.
WASHINGTON, February 1, 2017 – Today API applauded the House’s action to reject the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) rule implementing Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which fails to strike the right balance between its intention to expand disclosure and protecting the competitiveness of Americans companies, and in turn harming American workers.
WASHINGTON, February 1, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on the need for smart, science-based oil and natural gas regulations so that American consumers and workers and the environment can continue to benefit from America’s energy renaissance.
WASHINGTON, January 26, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement as TransCanada filed its application for the cross-border permit needed to complete the Keystone XL Pipeline.