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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, January 29, 2020 — American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers today applauded the signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA) at the White House. Mexico has already ratified the agreement, and Canada’s Parliament is expected to act in the coming months.
MEXICO CITY, January 29, 2020 – The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP), the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Asociación Mexicana de Empresas de Hidrocarburos (AMEXHI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizing their mutual cooperation to strengthen their working relationship and joint efforts to help advance operational performance across North America operations.
WASHINGTON, January 23, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today welcomed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new clean-water rule that brings clarity and certainty for federal and state authorities, local farmers, builders, manufacturers and other small business owners while protecting the environment.
WASHINGTON, January 23, 2020 – U.S. petroleum exports hit a new all-time high of 9.0 million barrels per day (mb/d) in the final month of 2019, according to data released today from the American Petroleum Institute’s December 2019 Monthly Statistical Report (MSR). This latest milestone came as U.S. crude oil production notched a fifth consecutive monthly increase to reach a record 12.9 mb/d.
WASHINGTON, January 23, 2020 — American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers joined industry leaders from across the energy sector at the U.S. Energy Association’s annual forum in Washington today to discuss the state of the industry and the importance of sustaining American energy leadership.
WASHINGTON, January 22, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) announced today that Phillips 66 Chairman and CEO Greg Garland will serve as chairman of API’s Board of Directors for a two-year term. Garland recently served the board as chair of the Finance Committee and succeeds Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Darren Woods, who will remain a member of API’s Executive Committee.
WASHINGTON, January 16, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today welcomed Jack Cramton, Bethany Aronhalt and Chris Carroll to its staff, bringing new talent to API’s federal relations and communications teams and continuing to implement the organization’s focus on integrated advocacy efforts. The news follows additions to API’s senior team last fall, as the organization continues to build out to achieve its broader strategic goals.