Photo Release: API Hosts EU Energy Commissioner for Roundtable on Energy Security
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WASHINGTON, February 7, 2022 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API), Delegation of the European Union to the United States and LNG Allies hosted a roundtable with European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson to discuss the role of LNG in bolstering the EU’s long-term energy security during the energy transition.
“It was an honor to host Commissioner Simson for an informative and constructive dialogue on the critical role U.S. LNG can play in ensuring our European allies have access to a stable supply of reliable and affordable energy,” API President and CEO Mike Sommers said. “Our industry is prepared to help the EU meet its energy needs amidst rising geopolitical tensions while furthering our shared energy security and decarbonization goals.”
API represents all segments of America’s natural gas and oil industry, which supports more than 11 million U.S. jobs and is backed by a growing grassroots movement of millions of Americans. Its nearly 600 members produce, process and distribute the majority of the nation’s energy, and participate in API Energy Excellence®, which is accelerating environmental and safety progress by fostering new technologies and transparent reporting. API was formed in 1919 as a standards-setting organization and has developed more than 700 standards to enhance operational and environmental safety, efficiency and sustainability.
European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson and API President and CEO Mike Sommers