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API welcomes EPA action to promote energy infrastructure, American jobs

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2018 – API welcomed today’s action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase certainty in the permitting process surrounding energy infrastructure projects – including pipelines – by seeking to clarify that Clean Water Act (CWA) dredge and fill permit application decisions may only be determined once an applicant has applied and the agency can thoroughly review.

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API names Ben Marter as director of communications

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 – API today announced Ben Marter as its new director of communications. Marter comes to API from Capitol Hill where he most recently served as communications director for U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill. 

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Another Year of RFS Volumes is a Reminder of the Need for Reform

Washington, June 26, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute commended EPA for fair and equitable treatment of the reallocation question on small refinery waivers in the proposed 2019 biofuel obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard, but said the RFS remains flawed and needs to be reformed.

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API: EDF report reaffirms the benefits of increased use of clean natural gas

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2018 – API release the following statement on the Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) recent paper on methane emissions. 

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Strong global oil demand and U.S. production has boosted the 2018 Q2 energy outlook (includes May monthly statistical report)

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2018 – Today the American Petroleum Institute released its industry outlook for the second quarter of 2018. The report shows the strength of global economic growth and how that has translated into record oil, natural gas and petrochemical demand.

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API: Pipelines are critical to safely delivering the energy Americans demand every day

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2018 – At today’s House Transportation Subcommittee hearing, API highlighted how the natural gas and oil industry is committed to advancing pipeline safety to protect communities and the environment and underscored the important role that pipelines play in delivering the energy that American consumers demand and need every day.

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API: Streamlining implementation of air quality standards promotes public health, environmental protection and economic growth

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2018 – The American Petroleum Institute said today’s House Science Environment hearing on regulating ozone is a reminder of the need to implement the Clean Air Act appropriately to benefit the public and the environment.

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API: Concerned with Lack of Transparency Around New China Tariffs and Impact on U.S. Energy Renaissance

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2018 – Today, API’s President and CEO Jack Gerard expressed his heightened concern with the lack of transparency leading up to the newly announced tariffs on China, as well as the impact on the U.S. energy renaissance and consumers.


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Colorado Petroleum Council Hosts “Pride in Energy!” Event in Denver to Discuss the LGBTQ Community and Colorado’s Oil and Natural Gas Industry

DENVER, June 13, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council, One Colorado, and the Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosted over 80 individuals representing the natural gas and oil industry and the Denver LGBTQ community for the third annual “Pride in Energy!” panel.

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Increased LNG exports boost U.S. economy & benefit consumers, says new DOE study

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 – API welcomed a recent study, commissioned by the Department of Energy, confirming the benefits that increased exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) would bring to the U.S. economy and consumers across the country.

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