WASHINGTON, December 12, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today welcomed two new reports by the National Petroleum Council (NPC) that demonstrate how the United States can address the dual challenge of providing affordable, reliable energy while addressing the risks of climate change by advancing carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) and spurring investments in new energy infrastructure.
WASHINGTON, December 10, 2019 —The American Petroleum Institute (API) issued the following statement after House Democrats announced a deal with the Trump administration to finalize the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), clearing the way for congressional approval of the revised trade pact.
WASHINGTON, December 5, 2019 – The Environmental Partnership today marked its second anniversary with continued growth, and now represents more than one-third of U.S. industry’s production with 69 participating oil and natural gas companies. The initiative includes 32 of the top 40 natural gas producers and has nearly tripled its participation in its first two years as companies from coast to coast continue to innovate and add best practices to improve their environmental performance and further reduce emissions in every U.S. basin.
API today published a significantly updated version of a key safety standard aimed at enhancing the oil and natural gas industry’s commitment to worker safety, incident prevention, and environmental protection in offshore operations.
DENVER, December 3, 2019 – The Colorado Petroleum Council released the following statement from Executive Director Lynn Granger in response to the Broomfield City Council’s decision to extend a moratorium on new natural gas and oil development in the city through at least June 4, 2020:
DENVER, November 21, 2019 - Today, Lynn Granger, executive director of the Colorado Petroleum Council, provided the following statement in response to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s adoption of new regulations on flowlines in the state:
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today welcomed the release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Risk Management Plan (RMP) Reconsideration Rule.
WASHINGTON, November 20, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute released a new video ahead of tonight’s presidential primary debate highlighting America’s decades-long transition away from its dependence on foreign sources of energy. However, some Democratic presidential candidates are now proposing restrictive energy policies that would erase a generation of American progress.
New Senior Management Team to Implement API’s Strategic Direction
WASHINGTON, November 20, 2019 – American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Mike Sommers today named Frank Macchiarola Senior Vice President of Policy, Economics and Regulatory Affairs. Macchiarola, a veteran Capitol Hill attorney and policy expert, will lead a newly aligned division at API that will integrate and bolster the organization’s advocacy, organizing regulatory affairs, economics, as well as the Upstream, Midstream, Downstream and Market Development departments under Frank’s leadership. The move follows a year of strengthening API’s talent and strategic direction as the organization marks its 100th anniversary.
WASHINGTON, November 14, 2019 – The U.S. further solidified its position as the world’s top producer of crude oil in October with domestic production reaching a new all-time high of 12.6 million barrels per day (mb/d), according to data released today from the American Petroleum Institute’s Monthly Statistical Report (MSR) covering October 2019. The record production was met with solid U.S petroleum demand and exports plus lower oil prices in October.