American Petroleum Institute (API)
|API is the major national trade association representing the entire petroleum industry: exploration and production, transportation, refining, and marketing. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., and petroleum councils in 33 states, it is a forum for all parts of the oil and natural gas industry to pursue priority public policy objectives and advance the interests of the industry in a legally appropriate manner.|
Five US States Help Boost US Oil Production
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Five US states besides Texas and North Dakota make a significant contribution to the growth in US oil production.
California Postpones Oil, Gas Lease Auctions
Thursday, May 09, 2013 Due to recent events, BLM has delayed oil and natural gas leasing in California.
API: Investment in US Shale Drilling Up in 2011
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 An estimated $65.5 billion was invested drilling an estimated 10,173 US shale oil and natural gas wells in 2011, according to API's 2011 Joint Association Survey on Drilling Costs.
Task Force Unveils Oil, Gas Road Safety, Management Recommendations
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 API and two US trucking associations issue recommendations for road safety and traffic management to address growing traffic in US shale plays.
Senate Confirms Sally Jewell as U.S. Interior Secretary
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 The Senate approves the nomination of Sally Jewell to head the US Interior Department, giving Obama an easy win in his first effort to appoint new leaders at his energy and environmental agencies.
API: TV Ads Show Americans Don't Support Higher Industry Taxes
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 New TV ads show Americans don't support higher taxes on the oil and natural gas industry, API Executive Vice President Marty Durbin says.
API: Obama Admin Closer to Approving Keystone XL
Friday, March 01, 2013 API Executive Vice President Marty Durbin welcomes the State Department's draft Environmental Impact Statement for the new Keystone XL Nebraska route.
Industry Groups Refute Concerns Over US LNG Export Benefits
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Two energy industry groups file comments with DOE rebutting concerns over US LNG exports.
API Addresses Record-High Gasoline Prices
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 More crude oil production and more efficient consumption of oil products are keys to addressing higher gasoline prices, according to API's Chief Economist John Felmy.
Unconventional Oil, Natural Gas is the 'Sweet Spot' for US
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Unconventional oil and natural gas activity is unlocking new domestic sources of supply; and as a result, unconventional energy development is spurring job creation and economic growth.
API: 69% Voters Support Keystone XL Pipeline
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Strong majorities of voters in both US political parties and among independents support building the pipeline, according to a new poll.
API: O&G Stocks Fuel Major Returns for U.S. College Endowments
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Oil and gas company stocks produced the highest returns for US university endowments, according to a new American Petroleum Institute study.
BLM to Revise Proposed Federal Fracking Regulations
Friday, January 18, 2013 BLM will revise its proposed rule for hydraulic fracturing on public lands in response to public comments it has received.
API Calls on DOE to Approve U.S. LNG Exports 'Without Delay'
Thursday, January 17, 2013 Delays in approving US LNG exports could stifle US economic growth, contrary to critics' claims, according to API.
API Welcomes Former Congressional Aide
Monday, January 14, 2013 API announces the addition of Brian Straessle to its media relations team.
API: O&G Investments Vital to Nation's Economy, Prosperity
Thursday, January 10, 2013 Through massive investments and energy, the US oil and natural gas industry is providing solutions to pressing issues impacting the nation's economic future, says Jack Gerard.
EnCana: EPA Pavilion Draft Report Should Be Withdrawn
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 An EnCana official has called on the EPA to withdraw its 2011 draft report on the evaluation of data from two monitoring wells at Encana's Pavilion natural gas field in Wyoming.
API Calls on President to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline
Thursday, November 15, 2012 API discusses why Obama must keep his campaign promise to the American people and approve the Keystone XL pipeline project.
API Names New Chairman
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Clarence P. Cazalot, Jr. has been elected Chairman of the American Petroleum Institute's Board of Directors for a one-year term.
Industry Looks Ahead to Energy Policy under a Second Obama Term
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 Energy industry officials look to see whether or not President Obama can fulfill his campaign promises as he begins his second term.