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Steel tariff exclusion rulings harm American consumers by denying critical needs of the natural gas and oil industry

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2018 – API believes the Department of Commerce’s ruling to deny product exclusions from Section 232 tariffs on imported steel could have negative consequences for America’s natural gas and oil industry and consumers that depend on affordable energy. Yesterday’s decision denies a product exclusion for a U.S. natural gas and oil company despite a lack of domestic capacity to manufacture the product to the company’s exact specification.

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U.S. energy dominance continues with surge in drilled natural gas wells

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2018 – API today released its quarterly well completion report for the second quarter of 2018 showing a 265 percent increase in estimated exploratory gas well completions as compared to the second quarter of 2017.

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API: Steel tariff exclusion rulings hurt American workers and lack transparent process

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2018 – API today expressed disappointment in the administration’s latest action to deny exclusions from Section 232 tariffs on imported steel used in certain parts of oil and natural gas industry operations, a misguided decision that could impact American energy production and American jobs.

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ICYMI: Clean natural gas has reduced emissions, lowered costs for consumers

API Market Development Group Director Todd Snitchler joined The Hill TV’s Molly Hooper to discuss how clean, affordable, reliable natural gas has transformed our nation’s energy landscape and delivered great benefits to American consumers and the environment.

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Line 3 critical to delivering affordable, reliable energy to Minnesota

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2018 – The Minnesota Petroleum Council released the following statement after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission issued the certificate of need for Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline replacement project and its route permit.

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The Environmental Partnership grows to more than 40 participants, continues momentum on industry actions lowering emissions

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2018 – The Environmental Partnership today announced that the organization has grown by more than 50 percent since its launch last December, with 43 companies from the oil and natural gas sector now participating in the initiative.


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API Joins Business and Agriculture Groups in Support of Senator Corker’s Legislation on Oversight of Harmful Tariffs

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2018 – Yesterday, API signed an association letter with a number of business and agriculture organizations in support of the bipartisan legislation by Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) that would require Congressional oversight prior to the president imposing any tariffs on the basis of national security. API’s Kyle Isakower, VP of Regulatory and Economic Policy, released the following statement.

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API welcomes EPA action to promote energy infrastructure, American jobs

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2018 – API welcomed today’s action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase certainty in the permitting process surrounding energy infrastructure projects – including pipelines – by seeking to clarify that Clean Water Act (CWA) dredge and fill permit application decisions may only be determined once an applicant has applied and the agency can thoroughly review.

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API names Ben Marter as director of communications

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 – API today announced Ben Marter as its new director of communications. Marter comes to API from Capitol Hill where he most recently served as communications director for U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill. 

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Another Year of RFS Volumes is a Reminder of the Need for Reform

Washington, June 26, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute commended EPA for fair and equitable treatment of the reallocation question on small refinery waivers in the proposed 2019 biofuel obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard, but said the RFS remains flawed and needs to be reformed.

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