DENVER, March 7, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council testified today before the Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources, & Energy Committee in opposition to House Bill18-1071, legislation that would have slowed or even potentially halted energy development in Colorado and decreased revenue to the government. The bill was rejected by the Senate committee with bipartisan support.
HOUSTON, March 5, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute hosted its third annual Women in Energy event at CERAWeek highlighting the prominent role women play in the natural gas and oil industry. Nearly half of the women currently employed in the industry work in management and professional jobs, a number that is expected to grow through 2035.
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2018 – API issued the following statement regarding today’s release of the EPA’s amendments to its oil and gas air emissions standards and the proposed withdrawal of EPA’s 2016 emissions guidance (Control Technique Guidelines), and calls for sound science and proper review.
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2018 – Following the President’s announcement on steel and aluminum tariffs today, API President and CEO Jack Gerard emphasized the need to ensure U.S. oil and natural gas investments in American infrastructure, facilities and jobs can continue.
ATLANTA, February 28, 2018 – Georgia Petroleum Council Executive Director Hunter Hopkins emphasized the importance of offshore energy to Georgia’s communities and economy prior to today’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management public hearing on the Interior Department’s proposed five-year offshore natural gas and oil leasing plan.
RALEIGH, February 26, 2018 – North Carolina Executive Director David McGowan pointed to the many economic benefits that offshore energy resources could bring to North Carolina in advance of today’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management public hearing on the Interior Department’s proposed five-year offshore natural gas and oil leasing plan.
RICHMOND, February 21, 2018 – Virginia Executive Director Miles Morin emphasized the opportunities that exploring offshore energy resources can bring to Virginia’s economic and energy future prior to today’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management public hearing on the Interior Department’s proposed five-year offshore natural gas and oil leasing plan.
WASHINGTON, February 20, 2018 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement in advance of the seventh round of NAFTA negotiations, highlighting the energy and economic benefits of NAFTA, and urging the administration to retain critical protections for U.S. businesses.
WASHINGTON, February 16, 2018 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard raised serious concerns with the Department of Commerce’s announcement recommending tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S.
WASHINGTON, February 16, 2018 – U.S. crude production rose to 10.2 million barrels per day (MBD) in January – the highest monthly output on record, according to API’s monthly statistical report. This was an increase of 1.1 percent versus December and 15.1 percent from January 2017.