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API-NABTU Partnership Extends from API’s New Headquarters to Energy Infrastructure Projects Across the U.S.

WASHINGTON, February 14, 2019 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute and the North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) thanked the highly skilled craft tradesmen and women for their hard work on API’s new headquarters and highlighted the partnership between the natural gas and oil industry and labor.

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For the second straight month, industry sets numerous records meeting historic consumer demand for U.S. energy

WASHINGTON, February 14, 2019 – Coming off a remarkable December, the energy industry kicked off 2019 with record-setting numbers. The American Petroleum Institute’s latest Monthly Statistical Report (MSR) shows the U.S. natural gas and oil industry set multiple records in January.

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API-MN disappointed in Governor Walz decision, vows to continue to work with his administration on Line 3

ST. PAUL, February 12, 2019 – API-Minnesota reacted to today’s decision by Governor Walz to continue pursuing a court appeal that would block Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement project across northern Minnesota.

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API: New Hire in North Carolina to Promote Key Benefits of Natural Gas and Oil

RALEIGH, February 12, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute is growing its North Carolina office to bolster its advocacy efforts on the importance of natural gas and oil, energy infrastructure projects, and how the energy revolution helps support the continued delivery of reliable and affordable energy to consumers across the state. API’s North Carolina Petroleum Council Executive Director David McGowan welcomes John White as the new Associate Director of the North Carolina Petroleum Council.

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ICYMI: Bureau of Land Management announces record-breaking year of more than $1 billion generated by oil and natural gas lease sales

WASHINGTON, February 7, 2019 – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced this week that 2018 was a record year for oil and natural gas lease sales – generating more than $1 billion – an amount that was nearly equal to the BLM’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018.

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Legislation ending electric vehicle tax credits saves taxpayers billions and strengthens infrastructure investment

WASHINGTON, February 6, 2018 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute announced its support for the “Fairness for Every Driver Act” which repeals the electric vehicle tax credit and generates additional revenue for the Highway Trust Fund through a federal highway user fee on alternative fuel vehicles. The bill was introduced today by Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) and Representative Jason Smith (R-MO).


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API statement on President’s State of the Union address

WASHINGTON, February 5, 2019 – American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Mike Sommers released the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address, which highlighted two crucial API priorities: 21st century energy infrastructure and passage of the United States, Mexico, and Canada Agreement:

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API-NY applauds Second Circuit Court decision, says it's good news for pipelines across New York

ALBANY, February 5, 2019 – API-New York reacted to the decision today by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, directing the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to expand its permit decision blocking the Northern Access pipeline.

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API-MN says pipelines are critical to Minnesota, condemns acts of sabotage

ST. PAUL, February 5, 2019 – After an incident yesterday in Minnesota when four rogue individuals attempted to turn off valves controlling Line 3 and Line 4, API issued the following statement condemning their actions. “Pipelines meet a critical need for Minnesotans as temperatures drop and demand increases over the winter, and our industry takes acts of sabotage very seriously,” said API Minnesota Executive Director Erin Roth. “Safety is our number one priority, and any dangerous and illegal effort that threatens our communities and the environment should be prosecuted under state and federal laws.”

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Natural gas production is delivering for Pennsylvania; new policies should focus on continuing growth and improving infrastructure

HARRISBURG, February 5, 2019 – API-PA Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman today issued the following response to Governor Wolf’s latest proposal to increase taxes on Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry.

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