WASHINGTON, August 6, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) released the following statement today in response to the bipartisan Senate passage of the Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Reauthorization bill, or the PIPES Act (S. 2299).
WASHINGTON, August 4, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) released the following statement today in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) release of the proposed renewal of over 50 Nationwide Permits (NWPs) for the next five years.
WASHINGTON, August 4, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) released the following statement today in response to legislation introduced by Sen. Cornyn (R-TX), which would provide additional certainty to the Nationwide Permit program.
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) issued the following statement ahead of an anticipated vote in the U.S. House on the Great American Outdoors Act, which ensures full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). This program relies on offshore oil and natural gas development to supply billions of dollars to support public lands across the country, from Grand Canyon National Park to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2020 – The recovery of U.S. petroleum markets broadly continued in June with U.S. petroleum demand increasing nearly nine percent to 17.6 million barrels per day (mb/d), according to data released today in the American Petroleum Institute’s June 2020 Monthly Statistical Report (MSR).
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2020 – API released the following statement ahead of the administration’s event this afternoon to finalize improvements to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations. The changes will reduce the red tape slowing critical infrastructure projects and job creation across the country while strengthening environmental progress.
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2020 – The Environmental Partnership today released its second annual report, highlighting the industry’s progress in reducing emissions of methane and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and working together to protect the environment. The Partnership also announced it has expanded its membership to midstream companies and has more than tripled, from 26 to 83 participants.
WASHINGTON, July 14, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute released the following statement ahead of former Vice President Joe Biden’s expected remarks on his campaign’s new climate plan.
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute today released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule on the Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), which recommends preserving the current primary standards that have supported a downward trend in U.S. emissions.
COLUMBUS, July 9, 2020 – API Ohio welcomed today’s approval by the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) of new well plugging rules. The approval is the final step in two years of collaborative work led by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources-Division of Oil and Gas Resources (ODNR) to ensure that Ohio’s well plugging regulations address modern industry operations, standards and materials while putting in place better planning and review of plugging operations by the well owner as part of the permitting process.