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Additional Section 301 Tariffs Hurt U.S. Consumers, Natural Gas and Oil Industry

WASHINGTON, August 21 – API emphasized the counterproductive effects of Section 301 tariffs on America’s natural gas and oil sector, underscoring the damaging impact that Chinese retaliatory tariffs would have on U.S. LNG exports, and urged the Administration not to impose additional tariffs on Chinese products at today’s hearing before the U.S. Trade Representative on Section 301.

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API: Pipelines are critical to safely delivering the energy that Michigan needs and demands every day

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., August 20, 2018 – API highlighted the pipeline industry’s commitment to safety and the important role pipelines play in the life of every Michigan resident at today’s U.S. Senate Commerce Committee field hearing on pipeline safety in the Great Lakes.  

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U.S. sets new record for natural gas liquids production, ties record for crude oil in July

WASHINGTON, August 16, 2018 – The American Petroleum Institute’s latest monthly statistical report shows the U.S. set a record for the production of natural gas liquids (NGL) last month producing 4.4 million barrels per day (mb/d). July also saw the U.S. tie its record for crude oil production at 10.7 mb/d.

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RFS remains flawed and needs to be reformed to protect consumers, API previews comments on EPA’s proposed 2019 Renewable Volume Obligations

WASHINGTON, August 16, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute reminded policymakers that the ethanol mandate under the Renewable Fuel Standard is broken and should be repealed or significantly reformed. During a conference call with reporters, API Downstream Group Director Frank Macchiarola previewed API’s comments to EPA’s proposed rule-making for next year’s RFS volumes, urging the administration to protect consumers from an outdated mandate.

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API NY: Consumers score key victory against Cuomo’s misguided policies

ALBANY, N.Y., August 15, 2018 – API New York released the following statement after Competitive Power Ventures scored a key victory against Gov. Cuomo and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s actions to deny the renewal of the air quality permit needed for the operation of the company’s natural gas power plant in Wawayanda, New York.

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API: Explore Offshore Kicks Off Florida Campaign For Affordable and Reliable Domestic Energy

TALLAHASSEE, August 15, 2018 – Today, Explore Offshore national co-chair Jim Nicholson, who served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs during the George W. Bush Administration, and state co-chairs, Dr. Miriam Ramirez and Former Lieutenant Governor Jeff Kottkamp, held the first event in Florida of Explore Offshore, a bipartisan national coalition to promote responsible access to domestic offshore natural gas and oil resources to help supply reliable, affordable energy for all Floridians.

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API NY: New Yorkers are hurting from Cuomo’s extreme policies

ALBANY, N.Y., August 14, 2018 – API New York released the following statement after Competitive Power Ventures filed suit against the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation challenging the agency’s actions last week which denied the renewal of the air quality permit needed for the operation of the company’s natural gas power plant in Wawayanda, New York. 

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API Welcomes Amanda Eversole as Chief Operating Officer

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2018 – API today announced that Amanda Eversole will join API this fall as its Chief Operating Officer, a new position focused on building and implementing a strategic plan for the natural gas and oil industry. Eversole comes to API from JPMorgan Chase & Co., where she serves as Managing Director and Head of Public Affairs overseeing strategic communications, civic engagement and strategy for the corporate responsibility team. 

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Colorado Petroleum Council Responds to Initiative 97 Supporters’ Submission of Signatures

DENVER, August 6, 2018 – Today, supporters of Initiative 97 claim to have submitted the sufficient number of signatures to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. Initiative 97 is a measure that would essentially ban 85 percent of Colorado’s natural gas and oil development on non-federal lands, doing irreparable harm to Colorado’s employment, economy, and energy security by mandating a 2,500-foot setback between natural gas and oil sites and occupied structures and “vulnerable” areas.


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API NY: Cuomo’s extreme energy policies hurt low-income families, seniors

ALBANY, N.Y., August 6, 2017 – API New York released the following statement after the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation denied the renewal of the air quality permit needed for the operation of the natural gas-powered Competitive Power Ventures Power Plant in Wawayanda, New York.

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