API Applauds Bipartisan FERC Approval of Pipeline Expansion Project
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WASHINGTON, January 12, 2023 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) Vice President of Midstream Policy Robin Rorick released the following statement today after Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved a natural gas pipeline expansion project in New Jersey in a 4-0 vote.
“We are pleased that FERC has unanimously recognized the vital importance of a reliable energy supply to support growing energy demand at home and abroad. A modern U.S. infrastructure system with a transparent, timely and consistent permitting process is a bipartisan issue and is crucial to harnessing the power of American energy.”
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 800 standards to enhance operational and environmental safety, efficiency and sustainability.