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Report Highlights Natural Gas Resilience During Recent Extreme Weather Events; Underscores Preparedness

Washington, D.C. – With the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey’s U.S. landfall approaching, the Natural Gas Council (NGC), which represents the companies that collectively manage nearly all aspects of the production, transportation, sales and delivery of the nation’s natural gas, today released a joint report from RBN Energy, “Weather Resilience in the Natural Gas Industry: the 2017-2018 Test and Results.” 


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Chinese Retaliatory Tariffs Threaten U.S. Energy Industry

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2018—API released the following statement regarding China’s announcement it intends to impose new retaliatory tariffs on U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) in addition to retaliatory tariffs on crude oil, refined products, and petrochemicals

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Colorado Petroleum Council to Join Industry Leaders, Employees, and Supporters at the 2018 Energy Proud Rally

DENVER, August 2, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council is pleased to join industry leaders, member organizations and their employees, and supporters today at the 2018 Energy Proud Rally on the West Steps of the Colorado State Capitol.

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API welcomes Senate action to increase certainty in pipeline permitting process

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2018 – API welcomed action today by Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso, R-Wyo., along with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W. Va., Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., to introduce the Water Quality Certification Improvement Act of 2018. The legislation would improve the permitting process for energy infrastructure projects subject to section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA).

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Colorado Petroleum Council Hosts Annual State of Colorado Energy Luncheon

DENVER, July 26, 2018 – The American Petroleum Institute’s (API) President and CEO Jack Gerard and Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) Executive Director Tracee Bentley hosted a luncheon discussion in Denver today with U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to discuss the present and future of oil and natural gas development in Colorado. The event, attended by approximately 300 civic, business, and energy industry leaders across Colorado, highlighted the issues that will play a significant role in shaping Colorado and America’s conversation around national energy policy.

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ICYMI: Concern grows among U.S. businesses and consumers about the impacts of tariffs

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What They Are Saying: Concern grows among U.S. businesses and consumers about the impacts of tariffs

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API: Tariffs hurt workers, consumers, American energy dominance

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2018 – API highlighted the devastating impacts of the administration’s tariffs on imported steel and other goods at today’s hearing before the U.S. Trade Representative on section 301 tariffs.

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Colorado Petroleum Council to Host Annual State of Colorado Energy Luncheon

DENVER, July 23, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council, a division of the American Petroleum Institute, today announced details of its upcoming annual State of Colorado Energy Luncheon. The gathering, scheduled for Thursday, July 26th, will feature U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, and American Petroleum Institute President & CEO Jack Gerard. Tracee Bentley, Executive Director of the Colorado Petroleum Council, will moderate the discussion.

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API Michigan: The safety, health and protection of people, the environment and communities are the top priorities for the natural gas and oil industry

LANSING, Mich., July 19, 2018 – API Michigan released the following statement, reiterating that the safety of pipelines and the important role they play in the efficient transportation of energy, on the same day that the Michigan Petroleum Pipelines (MTU) released its report, “Risk Analysis for The Straits Pipelines,” for public comment.

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Proposed coal, nuclear power plant bailout could exceed $34 billion in new costs on taxpayers or consumers

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2018 - Today, API along with Advanced Energy Economy, the American Wind Energy Association, the Electricity Consumers Resource Council, the Electric Power Supply Association, and the Natural Gas Supply Association released a new study to estimate the cost of the Trump Administration’s proposed plan to bail out uneconomic coal and nuclear plants across the country. The study was commissioned by the trade associations listed above and completed by The Brattle Group.

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