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API Continues to Promote Safe U.S. Energy Development, Enhances Workplace Safety with Release of Recommended Practice 54

WASHINGTON, February 20, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute today released Recommended Practice 54 (RP 54), Occupational Safety and Health for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations, which provides procedures for promoting and maintaining safe and healthy working conditions for personnel in drilling and well servicing operations. 

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ICYMI: Bureau of Land Management announces record-breaking year of more than $1 billion generated by oil and natural gas lease sales

WASHINGTON, February 7, 2019 – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced this week that 2018 was a record year for oil and natural gas lease sales – generating more than $1 billion – an amount that was nearly equal to the BLM’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018.

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API supports nomination of David Bernhardt to serve as Interior Secretary

WASHINGTON, February 4, 2019 – American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Mike Sommers released the following statement on the President’s nomination of Acting Secretary David Bernhardt to serve as Secretary of the Interior:

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API: Continued Growth of U.S. Energy As The World Leader Verified by Q4 Natural Gas and Oil Data

WASHINGTON, January 17, 2019 – Estimated total natural gas and oil well completions rose 23 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to year-ago levels, according to API’s 2018 Quarterly Well Completion Report, Fourth Quarter.

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Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley Responds to Colorado Supreme Court Ruling in Martinez v. Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission

DENVER, January 14, 2019Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley provided the following statement in response to the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision in Martinez v. Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission.

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