Colorado Petroleum Council Responds to Adams County Commission’s Moratorium on New Natural Gas and Oil Development

DENVER, March 20, 2019 – Today, the Adams County Board of Commissioners voted to immediately halt any new natural gas and oil development projects. The vote came just 24 hours after the commission announced plans to hold the hearing, the minimum amount of time that is legally required to inform the public. The moratorium comes as state lawmakers continue to debate Senate Bill 181 at the Capitol and follows the

API: U.S. sets oil production and petroleum demand records in February 2019 (includes Q1 Industry Outlook)

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2019 – Today, the American Petroleum Institute’s latest monthly statistical report showed that the U.S set a new record for oil production at 12.1 million barrels a day (mb/d) in February, continuing America’s position as the world’s leading oil producer. The increased production reflects the rise in drilling activity development over the past quarter. In addition, petroleum demand in February was the strongest for that month in

API: Leasing program is an opportunity to ensure public lands in Alaska support economic growth, job creation and long-term U.S. energy vision

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2019 – API and the Alaska Oil and Gas Association (AOGA) today submitted comments to the Bureau of Land Management on the importance of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program’s likely impact on the Alaskan economy and issued the following statement: API News Feed

API Signs MOU with GCC Standardization Organization on Technical Cooperation of Standards for the Natural Gas and Oil Industry

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 13, 2019 – To establish cooperation and further its constructive working relationships in the Gulf region, today, the American Petroleum Institute (API) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Standardization Organization (GSO). This MOU brings together the largest oil producing regions in the world to harmonize standards that promote safety, environmental protection, and sustainability within the industry. API News Feed

API: EPA Must Reconsider Anti-Consumer RFS Deal

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2019 –Today, the American Petroleum Institute called EPA’s proposal to facilitate the year-round sale of higher ethanol blended E15 gasoline coupled with changes to Renewable Identification Number (RIN) market a lose-lose for U.S. consumers. API News Feed

API Applauds Government Focus on Timely Approvals of LNG Export Facilities to Share Cleaner Fuels Abroad

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2019—The American Petroleum Institute issued a statement today supporting the Department of Energy’s (DOE) non-Free Trade Agreement export authorization for Venture Global’s Calcasieu Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility last week, along with the introduction of a Senate bill designed to speed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) reviews of LNG terminals and other energy infrastructure. API News Feed