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API Study: EPA’s Proposal for Reforming RINs Exacerbates Broken Fuels Mandate

WASHINGTON, February 26, 2019 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute released a new study that found EPA’s proposal to reform the Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) market will only worsen program. This could ultimately harm consumers.


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API: FERC decision will help U.S. natural gas and oil industry export clean, affordable energy, reduce global emissions

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 22, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute issued the following statement applauding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) after their decision late yesterday to approve a critical LNG export terminal in Louisiana – the first step in a backlog of energy infrastructure projects that are key to sharing clean energy abroad.

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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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API applauds Circuit Court decision to allow pipeline project to proceed and help deliver energy to millions of Virginians

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 20, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute issued the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) order approving the Mountain Valley Pipeline project, which will deliver natural gas from West Virginia to Virginia once completed.

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API-NABTU Partnership Extends from API’s New Headquarters to Energy Infrastructure Projects Across the U.S.

WASHINGTON, February 14, 2019 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute and the North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) thanked the highly skilled craft tradesmen and women for their hard work on API’s new headquarters and highlighted the partnership between the natural gas and oil industry and labor.

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For the second straight month, industry sets numerous records meeting historic consumer demand for U.S. energy

WASHINGTON, February 14, 2019 – Coming off a remarkable December, the energy industry kicked off 2019 with record-setting numbers. The American Petroleum Institute’s latest Monthly Statistical Report (MSR) shows the U.S. natural gas and oil industry set multiple records in January.

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API-MN disappointed in Governor Walz decision, vows to continue to work with his administration on Line 3

ST. PAUL, February 12, 2019 – API-Minnesota reacted to today’s decision by Governor Walz to continue pursuing a court appeal that would block Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement project across northern Minnesota.

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API: New Hire in North Carolina to Promote Key Benefits of Natural Gas and Oil

RALEIGH, February 12, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute is growing its North Carolina office to bolster its advocacy efforts on the importance of natural gas and oil, energy infrastructure projects, and how the energy revolution helps support the continued delivery of reliable and affordable energy to consumers across the state. API’s North Carolina Petroleum Council Executive Director David McGowan welcomes John White as the new Associate Director of the North Carolina Petroleum Council.

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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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Legislation ending electric vehicle tax credits saves taxpayers billions and strengthens infrastructure investment

WASHINGTON, February 6, 2018 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute announced its support for the “Fairness for Every Driver Act” which repeals the electric vehicle tax credit and generates additional revenue for the Highway Trust Fund through a federal highway user fee on alternative fuel vehicles. The bill was introduced today by Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) and Representative Jason Smith (R-MO).


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