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API Statement on Secretary Granholm’s Confirmation

WASHINGTON, February 25, 2021 – The American Petroleum Institute issued the following statement from President and CEO Mike Sommers regarding the Senate’s vote to confirm Secretary Granholm to lead the U.S. Department of Energy.

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API PA: Delaware River Basin Commission’s Ban on Responsible Natural Gas Development Ignores ‘Sound Science,’ Consumer Demand and Economic Benefits

HARRISBURG, February 25, 2021 – American Petroleum Institute Pennsylvania (API PA) issued the following statement in response to the Delaware River Basin Commission’s (DRBC) ruling to ban hydraulic fracturing in the region:

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LMOGA, API Launch New Educational Partnership in Support of Workforce Development and Diversity

BATON ROUGE, February 22, 2021 – The Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association (LMOGA) and the American Petroleum Institute (API) are proud to announce that two new educational institutions have joined API’s Minority Serving Institution (MSI) initiative, which makes API’s best-in-class standards freely accessible to students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

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API Welcomes DOE Support for Research and Development, Clean Energy Technology

WASHINGTON, February 12, 2021 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today welcomed new clean energy research and development funding unveiled by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under President Biden. The $100 million announced yesterday under DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy program aims to identify and help develop cutting-edge, innovative technologies needed to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change.

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API Provides ‘Dose of Energy Reality’ at USEA Forum

WASHINGTON, January 28, 2021 – Today, American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers gave remarks during the 17th Annual State Of The Energy Industry Forum, hosted by the U.S. Energy Association. Sommers outlined areas of common ground with President Biden while raising concerns that the new administration is on the “wrong side” of several consequential issues that will shape America’s energy future.

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API: Limiting Domestic Energy Production Undermines Environmental Progress

WASHINGTON, January 27, 2021 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today warned limiting domestic energy produced on federal lands and waters would undermine environmental progress, cost American jobs, jeopardize education and conservation funding and shift the U.S. to greater reliance on foreign energy.

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API Statement on Natural Gas and Oil Leasing on Federal Lands and Waters

WASHINGTON, January 21, 2021 – American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Mike Sommers issued the following statement today regarding the Department of Interior’s action impeding natural gas and oil development on federal lands and waters.

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API Statement on Biden Administration’s Energy and Climate Executive Orders

WASHINGTON, January 20, 2021 – American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s executive actions on climate and energy issues.

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API Congratulates President Biden, Stands Ready Work with New Administration

WASHINGTON, January 20, 2021 – American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers issued the following statement congratulating President Biden on his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States.

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Proposal to Weaken or Eliminate Fuel Pump Labeling for E15 Draws Broad Opposition

WASHINGTON, January 15, 2021 – The American Petroleum Institute (API), American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), BoatUS and American Motorcyclists Association (AMA) today released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s proposal to weaken or eliminate labeling requirements for E15 gasoline.

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