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  • API welcomes LNG approval, urges action on backlog

    WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 ─ API welcomed today’s conditional approval by the Department of Energy (DOE) of a facility to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Warrenton, Oregon and urged the administration to accelerate the process for other projects.

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  • API publishes new industry standard for subsea capping stacks

    WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 – The American Petroleum Institute today published new guidelines for the design, manufacture and use of subsea capping stacks, equipment designed as part of industry’s emergency preparedness in the event of a spill at a wellhead on the ocean floor.

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  • API: Oil well completions up 5 percent in Q2

    WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 – Estimated U.S. oil well completions increased by 5 percent in the second quarter of 2014 compared to year-ago levels, according to API's 2014 Quarterly Well Completion Report, Second Quarter.

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