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API Welcomes Amanda Eversole as Chief Operating Officer

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2018 – API today announced that Amanda Eversole will join API this fall as its Chief Operating Officer, a new position focused on building and implementing a strategic plan for the natural gas and oil industry. Eversole comes to API from JPMorgan Chase & Co., where she serves as Managing Director and Head of Public Affairs overseeing strategic communications, civic engagement and strategy for the corporate responsibility team. 

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Colorado Petroleum Council Responds to Initiative 97 Supporters’ Submission of Signatures

DENVER, August 6, 2018 – Today, supporters of Initiative 97 claim to have submitted the sufficient number of signatures to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. Initiative 97 is a measure that would essentially ban 85 percent of Colorado’s natural gas and oil development on non-federal lands, doing irreparable harm to Colorado’s employment, economy, and energy security by mandating a 2,500-foot setback between natural gas and oil sites and occupied structures and “vulnerable” areas.


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API NY: Cuomo’s extreme energy policies hurt low-income families, seniors

ALBANY, N.Y., August 6, 2017 – API New York released the following statement after the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation denied the renewal of the air quality permit needed for the operation of the natural gas-powered Competitive Power Ventures Power Plant in Wawayanda, New York.

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Report Highlights Natural Gas Resilience During Recent Extreme Weather Events; Underscores Preparedness

Washington, D.C. – With the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey’s U.S. landfall approaching, the Natural Gas Council (NGC), which represents the companies that collectively manage nearly all aspects of the production, transportation, sales and delivery of the nation’s natural gas, today released a joint report from RBN Energy, “Weather Resilience in the Natural Gas Industry: the 2017-2018 Test and Results.” 


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Chinese Retaliatory Tariffs Threaten U.S. Energy Industry

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2018—API released the following statement regarding China’s announcement it intends to impose new retaliatory tariffs on U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) in addition to retaliatory tariffs on crude oil, refined products, and petrochemicals

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Colorado Petroleum Council to Join Industry Leaders, Employees, and Supporters at the 2018 Energy Proud Rally

DENVER, August 2, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council is pleased to join industry leaders, member organizations and their employees, and supporters today at the 2018 Energy Proud Rally on the West Steps of the Colorado State Capitol.

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API welcomes Senate action to increase certainty in pipeline permitting process

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2018 – API welcomed action today by Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso, R-Wyo., along with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W. Va., Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., to introduce the Water Quality Certification Improvement Act of 2018. The legislation would improve the permitting process for energy infrastructure projects subject to section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA).

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Colorado Petroleum Council Hosts Annual State of Colorado Energy Luncheon

DENVER, July 26, 2018 – The American Petroleum Institute’s (API) President and CEO Jack Gerard and Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) Executive Director Tracee Bentley hosted a luncheon discussion in Denver today with U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to discuss the present and future of oil and natural gas development in Colorado. The event, attended by approximately 300 civic, business, and energy industry leaders across Colorado, highlighted the issues that will play a significant role in shaping Colorado and America’s conversation around national energy policy.

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ICYMI: Concern grows among U.S. businesses and consumers about the impacts of tariffs

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What They Are Saying: Concern grows among U.S. businesses and consumers about the impacts of tariffs

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API: Tariffs hurt workers, consumers, American energy dominance

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2018 – API highlighted the devastating impacts of the administration’s tariffs on imported steel and other goods at today’s hearing before the U.S. Trade Representative on section 301 tariffs.

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