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API-NY Releases Statement on Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

ALBANY, N.Y., July 18, 2019 – API-N.Y. released the following statement on the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, signed into law by Governor Cuomo this afternoon, July 18.

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U.S. On Track To Become Net Energy Exporter With Crude Oil Exports Reaching New Highs, Benefiting American Consumers

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2019 – U.S. crude oil exports reached a new all-time high of 3.3 million barrels per day (mb/d) in June 2019, a 1.1 mb/d year-over-year increase, according to the latest Monthly Statistical Report released today by the American Petroleum Institute (API). This latest milestone came as the U.S. continued to sustain world-leading crude oil production of 12.2 mb/d, including 5.0 mb/d in West Texas’ Permian Basin. Increasing U.S. crude oil exports are a net positive for American consumers who have benefited from significant declines in energy expenditures since the rise of the shale revolution.

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ICYMI: International Energy Agency Underscores Importance of Natural Gas

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2019 – Yesterday, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a new report underscoring the importance of clean natural gas to driving meaningful reductions in carbon emissions while also satisfying the world’s growing energy needs. 

The International Energy Agency released a new report underscoring the importance of clean natural gas to driving meaningful reductions in carbon emissions while also satisfying the world’s growing energy needs. 

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API’s Elia Quintana Recognized for Leadership and Outstanding Contribution to Latino Community

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2019 – Yesterday, Prospanica DC recognized Elia Quintana, API’s Director for Stakeholder Engagement, as a winner of the “40 Under 40 Award” and the first recipient of the President’s Award for demonstrating leadership, service, and commitment to the advancement of the Latino community throughout the years.

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API Engine Oil Licensing and Certification System Updated

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today issued an updated standard that governs how engine oil marketers certify that gasoline and diesel engine oils meet API’s stringent engine oil performance standards.  

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Colorado Petroleum Council Applauds Attorney General Phil Weiser Joining 21 Attorneys General to Fight Job Discrimination Against LGBTQ Americans

DENVER, July 3, 2019 – Today, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser joined 21 of his colleagues across the nation in submitting an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court, calling for a ban on job discrimination against LGBTQ Americans.

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API Updates Fire Prevention and Safety Recommended Practice for Refineries

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2019 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) published an updated standard to address fire prevention and improve safety across the downstream segment of the industry.

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API Encourages U.S.-China Trade Talks to Continue, Lift All Section 301 Tariffs

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2019 – API released the following statement on the Administration’s decision to postpone the imposition of additional tariffs under Section 301 on $300 billion worth of imports from China.

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API on Tonight's Presidential Primary Debate

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 – Following the conclusion of the first two presidential primary debates of the 2020 election cycle, API’s Director of Communications, Ben Marter, issued the following statement: “Independent experts agree that natural gas and oil will supply more than half of America’s energy needs for decades to come…

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API-PA: Largest Ever Impact Tax Collections and Disbursements From Natural Gas Producers Benefit Communities Across State

Harrisburg, Pa., June 27, 2019 – API-PA Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman welcomed today’s report by the Public Utility Commission showing community and municipal disbursements and revenues received through the taxation of Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry have grown to the largest-ever annual revenue generated, nearly $252 million in 2018, the most recent data year.

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