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Phillips 66 CEO Greg Garland named chairman of API

WASHINGTON, January 22, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) announced today that Phillips 66 Chairman and CEO Greg Garland will serve as chairman of API’s Board of Directors for a two-year term. Garland recently served the board as chair of the Finance Committee and succeeds Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Darren Woods, who will remain a member of API’s Executive Committee.

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API bolsters advocacy team with new federal relations and communications hires

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today welcomed Jack Cramton, Bethany Aronhalt and Chris Carroll to its staff, bringing new talent to API’s federal relations and communications teams and continuing to implement the organization’s focus on integrated advocacy efforts. The news follows additions to API’s senior team last fall, as the organization continues to build out to achieve its broader strategic goals.

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API: USMCA passage represents ‘significant turning point in American trade policy’

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today welcomed Senate passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), saying the deal will sustain and grow America’s global energy leadership while benefiting U.S. workers and consumers.

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API applauds signing of U.S.-China ‘phase one’ trade deal, urges further negotiations to lift all tariffs

WASHINGTON, January 15, 2020— The American Petroleum Institute (API) today issued the following statement after the United States and China signed a “phase one” trade deal.

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Debunking Common Myths About America’s Energy Future

For those reporting on tonight’s presidential primary debate, please see below for the facts debunking some frequently heard talking points about America’s energy future.

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API: NEPA reform strengthens U.S. environmental progress, promotes infrastructure development

WASHINGTON, January 9, 2020 – API today welcomed the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) proposed reforms to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), saying the move would reduce the red tape slowing critical infrastructure projects and create jobs across the country while strengthening environmental progress.

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API launches new national campaign ‘Energy for Progress’, highlights U.S. energy leadership in annual State of American Energy event

WASHINGTON, January 7, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today launched “Energy for Progress,” a nationwide TV and digital ad campaign highlighting the natural gas and oil’s industry leadership in reducing emissions to record low levels and supporting economic and environmental progress in local communities. The new campaign was unveiled as more than 800 government, labor and industry leaders gathered for API’s annual State of American Energy event in Washington today.

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Colorado Petroleum Council responds to the recent filing of anti-oil and gas initiatives

DENVER, January 7, 2020 – The Colorado Petroleum Council issued the following statement from Executive Director Lynn Granger regarding Colorado Rising’s filed ballot initiatives.

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