WASHINGTON, August 29, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) issued the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) release of draft revisions to its New Source Performance Standards for the oil and gas sector.
MOSCOW, August 28, 2019 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Russian Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology (Rosstandart) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote the exchange of ideas around standardization of practices to promote safety and sustainability in the oil and natural gas sector.
LINCOLN, August 23, 2019—Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) released a statement regarding the Nebraska Supreme Court’s decision to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline’s planned route through Nebraska.
WASHINGTON, August 23, 2019 – Today, API issued the following statement on China’s announcement of retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, including American crude oil and several other petroleum products.
WASHINGTON, August 15, 2019 – Total U.S. petroleum demand averaged 20.8 million barrels per day (mb/d) in July 2019, which represented a 0.9% year-over-year increase and the highest demand for the month since 2005, according to the latest Monthly Statistical Report released today by the American Petroleum Institute (API). The increase in demand came as the U.S. continued to sustain world-leading production, which continues to meet virtually all global oil demand growth. This production cushion combined with high refinery utilization is furthering U.S energy security and benefiting American consumers.
WASHINGTON, August 12, 2019 – API welcomed the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) action to clarify and improve the implementation of the Endangered Species Act through the reduction of duplicative and unnecessary regulations that ultimately bog down conservation efforts. The streamlining of these regulations will ensure that public-private projects can further promote the conservation of habitat and protection of endangered species, while focusing resources on environmental improvements across the country.
WASHINGTON, August 9, 2019—Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) released a statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new proposed rule for Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA).
DENVER, July 31, 2019 – The Colorado Petroleum Council praised the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for remaining within the scope of the first rulemaking prescribed by Senate Bill 181, a sweeping set of regulations passed by the Colorado State legislature in the 2019 legislative session.
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2019 – In advance of the second round of the presidential primary debates, please see below for a brief tip sheet focusing on some of the major issues related to the natural gas and oil that may be brought up during the debates.
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2019 – The Environmental Partnership, an initiative of America’s natural gas and oil producers, today released its first annual report which highlights the industry’s progress in reducing emissions of methane and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The report contains updates on The Environmental Partnership’s three performance programs, as well as its growth from just over 20 participants at launch to now 65 participating natural gas and oil companies, representing more than 80 percent of the top natural gas producers in the United States.