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Testimony & Speeches

RFS Final Volumes 2019, Macchiarola Opening Statement

Monday, November 19, 2018

We continue to urge lawmakers to work together to find meaningful and long-term solutions that address the potential harm that the RFS could bring to the nation’s consumers through higher energy costs and repairs to their engines.

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RFS E15 2018 poll press call opening statement

Friday, October 26, 2018

Today the American Petroleum Institute released the results of a new national poll conducted by Harris Poll, showing that the vast majority of voters are significantly concerned about the Trump administration’s proposal to increase the sale of higher ethanol blended E15 gasoline.

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API president and CEO Mike Sommers addresses Lone Star Energy Forum in Houston

Monday, October 22, 2018

API President and CEO Mike Sommers today addressed the Lone Star Forum, a gathering of top energy producers in Texas, regarding perspectives on energy issues in Washington and across the country. The event is a leading forum for public discussion on issues affecting the industry by government and business leaders. In addition, TXOGA's yearly agenda includes technical and issue driven meetings, retreats and Association committee meetings.

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API Testimony on ACE proposal

Monday, October 1, 2018

API supports the Trump administration’s review of the Clean Power Plan and supports the administration’s proposed repeal of the CPP.

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Frank Macchiarola E15 press call opening statement

Thursday, September 27, 2018

E15 press call – Opening Statement.
Frank Macchiarola -- Group Director, Downstream and Industry Operations

Pushing more incompatible fuels into the market place could hurt consumers, API urges Trump administration to reject year round E15 sales.

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Testimony before USTR on additional Section 301 tariffs

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

API Director for Tax Policy Stephen Comstock’s testimony before the U.S. Trade Representative on the administration’s proposed additional Section 301 tariffs.

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David Murk's Testimony on Pipeline Safety in the Great Lakes

Monday, August 20, 2018

API Pipeline Manager David Murk’s testimony before the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee at a field hearing entitled “Pipeline Safety in the Great Lakes: Incident Prevention and Response Efforts at the Straits of Mackinac.”

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Aaron Padilla on the Impacts of Proposed Additional Section 301 Tariffs on the Oil & Natural Gas Industry

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

API Senior Advisor Aaron Padilla’s testimony before the U.S. Trade Representative on the administration’s implementation of tariffs on imported goods and steel.

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API Testimony at EPA Hearing on the Renewable Fuel Standard Program in Ypsilanti, MI

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Patrick Kelly, Senior Fuels Policy Advisor at the American Petroleum Institute testified at the Environmental Protection Agency public hearing held in Ypsilanti, MI on July 18, 2018 for the proposed rule “Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2019 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2020.”

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API Testimony at EPA Hearing on Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

In comments delivered on July 18 during the EPA Public hearing on the Proposed rule: Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science, API supported the use of sound, transparent science as a critical component in public policy. API Senior Policy Advisor at the American Petroleum Institute noted that API members are aware there are necessary confidentiality considerations and are committed to working with other stakeholders to maximize science transparency.

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