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American, Canadian, and Mexican oil & natural gas industries commit to energy trade alliance under NAFTA

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute (API), Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and the Mexican Association of Hydrocarbon Companies (AMEXHI) today outlined their shared policy positions on further strengthening the competitiveness of the North American energy industry under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In a joint paper, the three organizations, who collectively represent more than 750 international oil and gas companies in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, highlighted their support for market-oriented policies and opportunities for commercial growth and job creation.

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Industry Comments on Expansion of Marine Sanctuaries Pursuant to Executive Order 13795

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute (“API”), National Ocean Industries Association (“NOIA”), Independent Petroleum Association of America (“IPAA”), International Association of Drilling Contractors (“IADC”), the International Association of Geophysical Contractors (“IAGC”), and the Offshore Operators Committee (“OOC”) (“the Associations”) offer comments in response to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (“NOAA”) request for comments on designations and expansion of Nation Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments over the past 10 years pursuant to Executive Order 13795.

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Letter to House Leadership on H.R. 2910

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Jack Gerard's letter to House leadership on the subject of H.R. 2910 which recognizes the importance of building infrastructure efficiently by streamlining the permitting process for consideration and approval of natural gas pipelines.

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Industry Coalition Supports Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute and a coalition of 146 associations and businesses representing a broad cross-section of U.S. industries signed a letter sent today to Congressional leadership affirming strong support for the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017

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API comments on certain National Monuments under the Antiquities Act

Monday, July 10, 2017

API submitted a comment letter to the Department of the Interior on the subject of the Department’s review of certain National Monuments designated under the Act since 1996.

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Capitol Hill Letter on Federal Sovereignty of Airspace

Thursday, June 15, 2017

API coalition letter to members of Congress expressing profound interested in the safe and integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or “drones” into the National Airspace System (NAS).

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Letter to BLM regarding rules addressing Site Security Measurement of Oil and Gas

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Letter to BLM regarding rules addressing Site Security Measurement of Oil and Gas: 43 CFR 3173, 3174, & 3175.

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API Submits Comments on NAFTA Negotiating Objectives

Monday, June 12, 2017

On behalf of its members, the American Petroleum Institute (API) would like to submit comments with regard to the modernization and renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Industry Response on Section 232 National Security Investigation of Steel Imports

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The oil and natural gas industry welcome the opportunity to respond to the Request for Comments on Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports of Steel.

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ICF study on the Feasibility and Impacts of Domestic Content Requirements for U.S. Oil and Gas Pipelines

Friday, May 26, 2017

This report was prepared by ICF at the request of the American Petroleum Institute, Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, Association of Oil Pipe Lines, American Gas Association, and GPA Midstream Association to provide information to the Department of Commerce and other interested parties on the feasibility and economic impacts of policies and other actions that might be implemented by the Federal government to require that the repair and construction of oil and gas pipelines exclusively use materials and equipment produced in the U.S. Specifically, line pipe, fittings, and valves for all kinds of oil, gas and other pipelines would have to be manufactured in the U.S. using steel and other materials that are made in the U.S. The purpose of the information provided here is to help inform the Department of Commerce and other parts of the Administration on the practical considerations they may wish to address as they consider next steps.

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