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API issues standards to improve safety of natural gas gathering pipelines

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020 – API issued two standards, Recommended Practice (RP) 1182 and the second edition of RP 80, designed to address the safe operation of larger-diameter gathering pipelines used to transport natural gas from production sites to larger interstate pipelines.

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API’s February Monthly Statistical Report shows early glimpse of coronavirus impact on energy markets

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute today released its February 2020 Monthly Statistical Report, providing an early indication of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on energy markets. Data from the report reflect the onset of the virus with downturns in demand for diesel (-9.9% y/y) and jet fuel (-5.2% y/y), but a slight increase in gasoline (+0.3% y/y), suggesting many consumers chose to drive instead of fly in February.

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API President & CEO Mike Sommers visits Colorado, reaffirms critical role of natural gas and oil industry in state

DENVER, March 5, 2020 – Today, American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Mike Sommers concluded a three-day visit to Colorado, where he reaffirmed the natural gas and oil industry’s commitment to safe, responsible energy development in the Centennial State.

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API issues new pipeline standard to increase worker safety and  environmental protections

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 — The American Petroleum Institute (API) today issued a new standard for pipeline inspectors to enhance safety and sustainability during pipeline construction.

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New API study warns of harmful economic consequences of fracking ban for American families

WASHINGTON, February 27, 2020 — The American Petroleum Institute (API) today released a new economic analysis outlining the dire economic consequences of a ban on federal leasing and hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) for American families and businesses. The technology has enabled the U.S. to become the world leader in energy production and emissions reductions.

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API: U.S. Refiners Enabling Environmental Progress in Marine Shipping

WASHINGTON, February 20, 2020 – A major transition to cleaner marine fuels is proceeding smoothly, according to data released today from the American Petroleum Institute’s January 2020 Monthly Statistical Report (MSR). The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new low-sulfur emission standard for marine fuels – also known as IMO 2020 – went into effect on January 1 without significant market disruption.

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The Costs Of A Fracking Ban

WASHINGTON, February 19, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) released a new video ahead of tonight’s Democratic presidential debate that addresses what supporters of a fracking ban won’t – it’s devastating cost to America.

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API-PA: repetitive, punitive tax proposal rebranded as RestorePA is bad for Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, February 4, 2020 – API-PA Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman released the following statement on Governor Wolf’s renewed proposal to increase taxes on Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry.

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2020 SOTU | Energy Primer

Ahead of tonight’s State of the Union address, where President Trump is expected to discuss U.S. energy policy, the American Petroleum Institute put together a reporter cheat sheet to help supplement tonight’s discussion of U.S. energy policy, and to further inform your coverage of how America’s energy revolution is helping to improve the state of the union.

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20 Quotes To Read Before The 2020 State Of The Union

For those preparing to cover tomorrow’s State of the Union address, where the President may likely tout U.S. energy policy, we’ve compiled 20 quotes from past State of the Union addresses that tell the story of America’s remarkable journey from ‘energy crisis’ to energy revolution.

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