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API launches Power Past Impossible campaign during Super Bowl showing natural gas and oil benefit to consumers in everyday life

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.

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API praises House action on unnecessary Methane and Waste Prevention rule

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.

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API applauds House resolution rejecting new SEC rule that puts America at a competitive disadvantage and harms workers

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. 

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API: Smart, Science-based regulation needed to advance America’s energy renaissance and jobs

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.

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API: Keystone XL Pipeline is critical to building 21st Century energy infrastructure system

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.

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State warning to Boulder County on local energy development ban supports Colorado families and consumers

DENVER, January 26, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) Executive Director Tracee Bentley said today that Colorado consumers and families who are seeing the economic and environmental benefits of domestic energy development can applaud the state’s recommendation to end the ban.

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Poll: Maryland voters support developing Western Maryland’s natural gas resources

Annapolis, Md., January 25, 2017 – A strong majority of registered voters across Maryland support the development of natural gas resources in Western Maryland, according to a new poll the Maryland Petroleum Council (MPC) is releasing as part of the state dialogue on hydraulic fracturing.

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Petroleum demand rose in December from a year ago (includes monthly statistical report)

WASHINGTON, January 25, 2017 – Total petroleum deliveries in December increased 0.5 percent from December 2015, and were up 0.6 percent from November, to average nearly 19.7 million barrels per day. These were the highest December deliveries in six years, since 2010.

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API welcomes President Trump’s commitment to nation’s energy infrastructure

WASHINGTON, January 24, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement following the Trump administration’s actions to advance energy infrastructure projects throughout the country. 

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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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