WASHINGTON, February 5, 2019 – American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Mike Sommers released the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address, which highlighted two crucial API priorities: 21st century energy infrastructure and passage of the United States, Mexico, and Canada Agreement:
ALBANY, February 5, 2019 – API-New York reacted to the decision today by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, directing the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to expand its permit decision blocking the Northern Access pipeline.
ST. PAUL, February 5, 2019 – After an incident yesterday in Minnesota when four rogue individuals attempted to turn off valves controlling Line 3 and Line 4, API issued the following statement condemning their actions. “Pipelines meet a critical need for Minnesotans as temperatures drop and demand increases over the winter, and our industry takes acts of sabotage very seriously,” said API Minnesota Executive Director Erin Roth. “Safety is our number one priority, and any dangerous and illegal effort that threatens our communities and the environment should be prosecuted under state and federal laws.”
HARRISBURG, February 5, 2019 – API-PA Executive Director Stephanie Catarino Wissman today issued the following response to Governor Wolf’s latest proposal to increase taxes on Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry.
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, February 4, 2019 – Today, API President and CEO Mike Sommers and North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) President Sean McGarvey announced the start of new training courses on pipeline construction safety in West Virginia, Ohio and California as part of a groundbreaking partnership that was launched less than a year ago.
WASHINGTON, January 30, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute’s President and CEO Mike Sommers today announced key additions to API’s bipartisan advocacy team to expand its reach in Washington and across the country:
WASHINGTON, January 25, 2019 – In a remarkable month, the American Petroleum Institute’s latest Monthly Statistical Report (MSR) shows the U.S. natural gas and oil industry established multiple records in December.
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.
WASHINGTON, January 16, 2019 – API today released its comprehensive Workplace Safety Report showing that occupational injuries and illness for the natural gas and oil industry occur at a substantially lower rate than the U.S. private sector and are continuing to decline.