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API Statement on EPA’s New Proposed Rule for Section 401 of the Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON, August 9, 2019—Today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) released a statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new proposed rule for Section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA).

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Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Lynn Granger Applauds COGCC’s Adherence to Rulemaking Scope

DENVER, July 31, 2019 – The Colorado Petroleum Council praised the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for remaining within the scope of the first rulemaking prescribed by Senate Bill 181, a sweeping set of regulations passed by the Colorado State legislature in the 2019 legislative session.

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API’s Presidential Primary Debate Tip Sheet

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2019 – In advance of the second round of the presidential primary debates, please see below for a brief tip sheet focusing on some of the major issues related to the natural gas and oil that may be brought up during the debates.

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U.S. Natural Gas Partnership Releases First Annual Report

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2019 – The Environmental Partnership, an initiative of America’s natural gas and oil producers, today released its first annual report which highlights the industry’s progress in reducing emissions of methane and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The report contains updates on The Environmental Partnership’s three performance programs, as well as its growth from just over 20 participants at launch to now 65 participating natural gas and oil companies, representing more than 80 percent of the top natural gas producers in the United States.


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Colorado Petroleum Council promotes Carrie Hackenberger to associate director

DENVER, July 25, 2019 – The Colorado Petroleum Council today announced that Carrie Hackenberger has been promoted to associate director of the Colorado Petroleum Council, API’s Colorado division.

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API Ohio Disappointed in Ohio Lawmakers for Passage of Nuclear Bailout Laws

COLUMBUS, July 23, 2019 – API Ohio released a statement today expressing their disappointment in Ohio lawmakers for passing the nuclear bailout bill.

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API-NY Releases Statement on Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

ALBANY, N.Y., July 18, 2019 – API-N.Y. released the following statement on the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, signed into law by Governor Cuomo this afternoon, July 18.

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U.S. On Track To Become Net Energy Exporter With Crude Oil Exports Reaching New Highs, Benefiting American Consumers

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2019 – U.S. crude oil exports reached a new all-time high of 3.3 million barrels per day (mb/d) in June 2019, a 1.1 mb/d year-over-year increase, according to the latest Monthly Statistical Report released today by the American Petroleum Institute (API). This latest milestone came as the U.S. continued to sustain world-leading crude oil production of 12.2 mb/d, including 5.0 mb/d in West Texas’ Permian Basin. Increasing U.S. crude oil exports are a net positive for American consumers who have benefited from significant declines in energy expenditures since the rise of the shale revolution.

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ICYMI: International Energy Agency Underscores Importance of Natural Gas

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2019 – Yesterday, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a new report underscoring the importance of clean natural gas to driving meaningful reductions in carbon emissions while also satisfying the world’s growing energy needs. 

The International Energy Agency released a new report underscoring the importance of clean natural gas to driving meaningful reductions in carbon emissions while also satisfying the world’s growing energy needs. 

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API’s Elia Quintana Recognized for Leadership and Outstanding Contribution to Latino Community

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2019 – Yesterday, Prospanica DC recognized Elia Quintana, API’s Director for Stakeholder Engagement, as a winner of the “40 Under 40 Award” and the first recipient of the President’s Award for demonstrating leadership, service, and commitment to the advancement of the Latino community throughout the years.

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