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Indiana Petroleum Council Applauds Governor for Signing Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill Into Law

INDIANAPOLIS, May 7, 2019—The Indiana Petroleum Council released the following statement regarding the critical infrastructure protection bill that Governor Holcomb signed into law today.

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Well Control Rule Enhances Safe Offshore Operations

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2019 – Today’s release of revisions to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Well Control Rule is a part of an ongoing effort that has strengthened industry’s actions on safe operations and a regulatory framework that promotes updated, modern, and safe technologies, industry best practices, and operations.

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API and IOGP Release Joint Position Paper, Support Increase in U.S. LNG Exports to the EU

BRUSSELS, May 2, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) and the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) released a position paper today at the first EU-U.S. Energy Council Business-to-Business Energy Forum on encouraging large-scale U.S. LNG exports to the EU’s gas market.

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API Releases Updated Standard to Improve Worker Safety in Petrochemical Manufacturing; Announces Training Webinar on Standard

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2019 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) released the second edition of the only refining and petrochemical industry guidelines to improve worker safety by addressing fatigue as a risk factor.

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API, Consumer Groups call on EPA to Reconsider Anti-Consumer RFS Deal

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2019 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) joined together on a press call to express strong opposition to EPA’s proposal to allow year-round sale of higher ethanol blended E15 gasoline and Renewable Identification Number (RIN) market reforms.


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API’s Todd Snitchler Testifies in Ohio House of Representatives Against Nuclear Bailout

COLUMBUS, April 23, 2019—The American Petroleum Institute’s Vice President of Market Development, Todd Snitchler, testified before the Ohio House of Representatives’ Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy Generation today, voicing API Ohio’s opposition to the recently introduced nuclear bailout bill, House Bill 6.

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API Applauds FERC’s Bipartisan Approval of Driftwood and Port Arthur LNG Projects

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2019—The American Petroleum Institute released the following statement regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) bipartisan approval of the Driftwood and Port Arthur liquefied natural gas (LNG) and pipeline projects.

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API: U.S. Continues to Lead the World in Natural Gas Liquids and Crude Oil Production; Petroleum Demand at Strongest Level for Month of March since 2005

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2019 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute’s latest monthly statistical report showed that the U.S. sustained its position as the world’s leading oil producer, continuing a pace of 12.1 million barrels a day (mb/d), matching February 2019. In addition, petroleum demand in March was the strongest for that month in more than a decade at 20.7 mb/d.  

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Colorado Petroleum Council Responds to Senate Bill 181 Being Signed into Law

DENVER, April 16, 2019 – Today, Governor Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 181 into law. Governor Polis’ signature follows the measure’s passage through the Colorado legislature on April 3rd. Colorado Petroleum Council spokesman Ben Marter released the following statement:

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API Ohio: Lawmakers should oppose bailing out bankrupt corporations on the backs of working Ohioans

COLUMBUS, April 12, 2019 – API Ohio Executive Director Chris Zeigler strongly criticized new legislation filed today in the Ohio House (House Bill 6) that would subsidize failing nuclear power companies at the expense of the state’s economic prosperity and working families in Ohio.

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