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New Minnesota poll support infrastructure and increasing access to American energy resources

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 7, 2018 – The Minnesota Petroleum Council today released a new poll, conducted by Harris Poll, showing that the overwhelming bipartisan majority of voters in Minnesota’s First Congressional District support increased development of Minnesota’s energy infrastructure and believe that increased access to natural gas and oil resources could help stimulate the economy, increase energy security and help lower energy costs for consumers.

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API Announces New “Explore Offshore” Coalition In Virginia Supporting Access To the Atlantic’s Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Resources; Part of Larger Effort Supporting Expanded Access to America’s energy resources

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 – API today announced the formation of “Explore Offshore”, a new coalition of more than 100 community organizations, associations, businesses and local leaders in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida who support increased access to offshore U.S. oil and natural gas resources. The Virginia effort will be led by Winsome Sears, Former Virginia Delegate from the 90th district and Mike Watson, Former Virginia Delegate from the 93rd district. Jim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and former Virginia Senator Jim Webb will serve as bipartisan national co-chairs of the coalition.

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API Announces New “Explore Offshore” Coalition In South Carolina Supporting Expanded Access To the Atlantic’s Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Resources; Part of Larger Effort Backing Increased Offshore Access

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 – API today announced the formation of “Explore Offshore”, a new coalition of more than 100 community organizations, associations, businesses and local leaders in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida who support increased access to offshore U.S. oil and natural gas resources. The South Carolina effort will be led by Stephen Gilchrist, Chairman of the South Carolina African American Chamber of Commerce. Jim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and former Virginia Senator Jim Webbwill serve as bipartisan national co-chairs of the coalition.

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API Announces New “Explore Offshore” Coalition In North Carolina Supporting Expanded Access To State’s Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Resources; Part of Larger Effort Backing Offshore Energy Opportunities in Southeast United States

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 – API today announced the formation of “Explore Offshore”, a new coalition of more than 100 community organizations, associations, businesses and local leaders in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida who support increased access to offshore U.S. oil and natural gas resources in the Southeast, including nearly 30 groups in North Carolina. The North Carolina effort will be led by Former Mayor of Fayetteville Nat RobertsonJim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and former Secretary of the Navy and Virginia Senator Jim Webb will serve as bipartisan national co-chairs of the coalition.

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API Announces New “Explore Offshore” Coalition In Georgia Supporting Expanded Access To State’s Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Resources; Part of Larger Effort Backing Offshore Energy Opportunities in Southeast United States

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 – API today announced the launch of “Explore Offshore”, a new coalition of more than 100 community organizations, associations, businesses and local leaders in Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida who support increased access to offshore U.S. oil and natural gas resources. Jim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and former Secretary of the Navy and Virginia Senator Jim Webb will serve as bipartisan national co-chairs of the coalition. Georgia State Petroleum Council Director, Hunter Hopkins, will serve as Explore Offshore for Georgia’s Chair.

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API Announces New “Explore Offshore” Coalition In Florida Supporting Expanded Access To Eastern Gulf of Mexico’s Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Resources; Part of Larger Effort Backing Expanded Access

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 – API today announced the launch of “Explore Offshore”, a new coalition of more than 100 community organizations, associations, businesses and local leaders in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida who support increased access to offshore U.S. oil and natural gas resources. The Florida effort will be led by Dr. Miriam Ramirez, Former Puerto Rico State Senator, Jeff Kottkamp, Former Lieutenant Governor of Florida, and Wayne Harris, former Okaloosa County Commissioner. Jim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and former Virginia Senator Jim Webb will serve as bipartisan national co-chairs of the coalition.

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API Announces Bipartisan “Explore Offshore” Coalition Supporting Expanded Access To U.S. Natural Gas and Oil Resources

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2018 –Today, API launched “Explore Offshore”, a new coalition of more than 100 diverse community organizations, associations, businesses and local leaders in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida who support increased access to offshore U.S. natural gas and oil for responsible development using advanced technologies. The coalition will be co-chaired by former Secretary of the Navy and former Democratic Virginia Senator Jim Webb and former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson.

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Colorado Petroleum Council Holds Student STEM Event in Rifle, Colorado to Encourage Young Men and Women to Pursue Oil and Gas Careers

DENVER, June 5, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council, Colorado Mountain College, and the Rocky Mountain Energy Forum hosted nearly 130 students, grades six through ten, from Rifle, Colorado and beyond to talk about opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This is the fourth annual STEM event hosted by the Colorado Petroleum Council to encourage young men and women to learn more about STEM careers, especially in the natural gas and oil industry, one of Colorado’s most innovative and technologically advanced industries.

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Broad energy coalition condemns action to subsidize failing coal, nuclear plants

Proposed action to bail out nuclear, coal plants is misguided, would hurt consumers

WASHINGTON June 1, 2018 - A diverse group of energy industry associations including energy efficiency and storage, natural gas, oil, solar and wind issued the following statement condemning the Administration’s draft plan to bail out coal and nuclear plants across the country.

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API: New Sec. 232 Tariffs on Key Trade Allies Will Negatively Impact U.S. Energy Renaissance, U.S. Economy, and National Security

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2018 – Following the announcement from the White House that the Trump administration will be imposing new steel and aluminum tariffs on three important allies by ending their country exemptions – Canada, Mexico, and the European Union – API’s President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement.

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