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.
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.
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:
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.
DENVER, January 14, 2019 – Colorado 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.