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API welcomes Senate support for U.S. offshore energy development

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 – API welcomed a letter sent today by 36 U.S. Senators to Interior Secretary Zinke in support of the safe and environmentally responsible development of our nation’s offshore energy resources as the administration begins developing a new five-year offshore oil and natural gas leasing program.

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Opposing offshore energy development hurts North Carolina workers, consumers, and businesses

RALEIGH, July 20, 2017 – North Carolina Petroleum Council Executive Director David McGowan issued the following statement in response to Governor Cooper’s announcement today opposing offshore energy development and the benefits it would bring to North Carolina consumers and businesses.

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API applauds House action to bolster U.S. energy infrastructure, promote jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 19, 2017 – API applauded action by the U.S. House of Representatives to approve legislation that would streamline the FERC permitting process for the construction and approval of natural gas pipelines.

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