WASHINGTON, June 17, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute today released the following statement regarding bipartisan passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, which would provide permanent, dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) – as well as funding to address the estimated $22 billion maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service and the Bureau of Indian Education.
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2020 — API today testified before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and discussed the challenges facing the U.S. natural gas and oil sector during the COVID-19 pandemic and the industry’s role in the economic recovery.
WASHINGTON, June 4, 2020—API issued the following statement responding to a new Executive Order on "Accelerating the Nation’s Economic Recovery from the COVID-19 Emergency by Expediting Infrastructure Investments."
WASHINGTON, June 4, 2020 – API today released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule on “Increasing Consistency and Transparency in Considering Benefits and Costs in the Clean Air Act Rulemaking Process.”
WASHINGTON, June 1, 2020—API today released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rulemaking for Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA).
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2020 — The American Petroleum Institute (API) today announced that Lem Smith has joined API as Vice President of Upstream Policy and that former U.S. Coast Guard Captain Russell Holmes has been named Director of the Center for Offshore Safety (COS). Holmes replaces Charlie Williams, who recently retired after leading the COS throughout its first decade.
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2020—A joint coalition including the American Gas Association (AGA), American Petroleum Institute (API), Association of Oil Pipelines (AOPL), Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA), and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), filed an Emergency Motion with the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals requesting a stay pending appeal in Northern Plains Resource Council v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Federal Government filed a similar Motion on May 13.
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WASHINGTON, May 14, 2020 – Reduced economic activity resulting from shelter-in-place restrictions due to COVID-19 drove significant near-term disruptions to energy markets in the month of April with U.S. petroleum demand falling nearly 27 percent to 14.2 million barrels per day (mb/d), according to data released today in the American Petroleum Institute’s April 2020 Monthly Statistical Report (MSR).
WASHINGTON, May 13, 2020 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL) released the 2019 Pipeline Safety Excellence Performance Report and 2020-2022 Strategic Plan. The report details how liquid pipeline incidents impacting people or the environment have decreased 36 percent over the last 5 years, while pipeline mileage increased nearly 10 percent and barrels delivered increased nearly 35 percent.