Ypsilanti, Mich., July 18, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute said until Congress fixes the broken Renewable Fuel Standard, the Environmental Protection Agency must protect consumers from higher ethanol blended fuels that threaten vehicle engines and fuel systems. Patrick Kelly, Senior Fuels Policy Advisor delivered industry’s views during EPA’s public hearing in Ypsilanti, Michigan on the 2019 proposed biofuel obligations.
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2018 – API believes the Department of Commerce’s ruling to deny product exclusions from Section 232 tariffs on imported steel could have negative consequences for America’s natural gas and oil industry and consumers that depend on affordable energy. Yesterday’s decision denies a product exclusion for a U.S. natural gas and oil company despite a lack of domestic capacity to manufacture the product to the company’s exact specification.
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2018 – API today released its quarterly well completion report for the second quarter of 2018 showing a 265 percent increase in estimated exploratory gas well completions as compared to the second quarter of 2017.
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2018 – API today expressed disappointment in the administration’s latest action to deny exclusions from Section 232 tariffs on imported steel used in certain parts of oil and natural gas industry operations, a misguided decision that could impact American energy production and American jobs.
API Market Development Group Director Todd Snitchler joined The Hill TV’s Molly Hooper to discuss how clean, affordable, reliable natural gas has transformed our nation’s energy landscape and delivered great benefits to American consumers and the environment.
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2018 – The Minnesota Petroleum Council released the following statement after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission issued the certificate of need for Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline replacement project and its route permit.
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2018 – The Environmental Partnership today announced that the organization has grown by more than 50 percent since its launch last December, with 43 companies from the oil and natural gas sector now participating in the initiative.
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2018 – Yesterday, API signed an association letter with a number of business and agriculture organizations in support of the bipartisan legislation by Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) that would require Congressional oversight prior to the president imposing any tariffs on the basis of national security. API’s Kyle Isakower, VP of Regulatory and Economic Policy, released the following statement.
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2018 – API welcomed today’s action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase certainty in the permitting process surrounding energy infrastructure projects – including pipelines – by seeking to clarify that Clean Water Act (CWA) dredge and fill permit application decisions may only be determined once an applicant has applied and the agency can thoroughly review.
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 – API today announced Ben Marter as its new director of communications. Marter comes to API from Capitol Hill where he most recently served as communications director for U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill.