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API Outlines Path to Affordable, Reliable and Cleaner Energy Future in Annual State of American Energy Event

WASHINGTON, January 13, 2020 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today hosted its annual State of American Energy address, where it outlined actions the natural gas and oil industry is taking to support the nation’s economic recovery and a vision for an affordable, reliable and cleaner energy future. API President and CEO Mike Sommers headlined the event that drew more than 2,000 virtual attendees and featured young professionals and local energy leaders, including a New Mexico teacher and Pennsylvania-based union trade leader.

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API Plans Ambitious Aftermarket Audit Program for 2021

WASHINGTON, January 12, 2021 – The American Petroleum Institute today announced the start of the 2021 cycle of the Aftermarket Audit Program (AMAP) with the goal of testing up to 1,300 packaged and bulk engine oil samples this year from around the world. AMAP oversees sampling of API-licensed oils in the marketplace and tests them to verify compliance with the engine oil specifications. This ensures oil marketers, distributors, installers and consumers that they can have confidence in the quality of API-licensed motor oils in the marketplace.

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