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June marks highest ever production of U.S. crude oil & natural gas liquids

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2018 – Today, API released its monthly statistical report for June of 2018 highlighting that U.S. production of crude oil and natural gas liquids hit is highest level ever. In June, production of crude oil hit 10.7 million barrels per day (mb/d) and production of natural gas liquids hit 4.2 mb/d.

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Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley Responds to Governor Hickenlooper’s Executive Order on Orphaned Wells

DENVER, July 18, 2018 – Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley issued the following statement today in response to Governor John Hickenlooper’s Executive Order

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EPA should protect consumers from broken ethanol mandate, API testifies at RFS public hearing

Ypsilanti, Mich., July 18, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute said until Congress fixes the broken Renewable Fuel Standard, the Environmental Protection Agency must protect consumers from higher ethanol blended fuels that threaten vehicle engines and fuel systems. Patrick Kelly, Senior Fuels Policy Advisor delivered industry’s views during EPA’s public hearing in Ypsilanti, Michigan on the 2019 proposed biofuel obligations.

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Steel tariff exclusion rulings harm American consumers by denying critical needs of the natural gas and oil industry

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2018 – API believes the Department of Commerce’s ruling to deny product exclusions from Section 232 tariffs on imported steel could have negative consequences for America’s natural gas and oil industry and consumers that depend on affordable energy. Yesterday’s decision denies a product exclusion for a U.S. natural gas and oil company despite a lack of domestic capacity to manufacture the product to the company’s exact specification.

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U.S. energy dominance continues with surge in drilled natural gas wells

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2018 – API today released its quarterly well completion report for the second quarter of 2018 showing a 265 percent increase in estimated exploratory gas well completions as compared to the second quarter of 2017.

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API: Steel tariff exclusion rulings hurt American workers and lack transparent process

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2018 – API today expressed disappointment in the administration’s latest action to deny exclusions from Section 232 tariffs on imported steel used in certain parts of oil and natural gas industry operations, a misguided decision that could impact American energy production and American jobs.

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ICYMI: Clean natural gas has reduced emissions, lowered costs for consumers

API Market Development Group Director Todd Snitchler joined The Hill TV’s Molly Hooper to discuss how clean, affordable, reliable natural gas has transformed our nation’s energy landscape and delivered great benefits to American consumers and the environment.

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Line 3 critical to delivering affordable, reliable energy to Minnesota

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2018 – The Minnesota Petroleum Council released the following statement after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission issued the certificate of need for Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline replacement project and its route permit.

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The Environmental Partnership grows to more than 40 participants, continues momentum on industry actions lowering emissions

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2018 – The Environmental Partnership today announced that the organization has grown by more than 50 percent since its launch last December, with 43 companies from the oil and natural gas sector now participating in the initiative.


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API Joins Business and Agriculture Groups in Support of Senator Corker’s Legislation on Oversight of Harmful Tariffs

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2018 – Yesterday, API signed an association letter with a number of business and agriculture organizations in support of the bipartisan legislation by Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) that would require Congressional oversight prior to the president imposing any tariffs on the basis of national security. API’s Kyle Isakower, VP of Regulatory and Economic Policy, released the following statement.

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