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API welcomes effort to strengthen U.S. energy infrastructure, create jobs, benefit consumers

WASHINGTON, September 20, 2017 – API today welcomed the introduction of bipartisan legislation that would increase certainty, transparency, and efficiency in the permitting process for natural gas pipelines at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). S. 1844, the Coordinating Interagency Review of Natural Gas Infrastructure Act of 2017, was introduced by Sens. Inhofe, R-Okla., and King, I-Maine.

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New Jersey voters reject subsidies for nuclear plants, says new poll

TRENTON, N.J., September 19, 2017 – The New Jersey Petroleum Council today released a new poll showing that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey voters would oppose any possible effort in the legislature that would give a financial subsidy to nuclear plants. The New Jersey Petroleum Council urged members of the state legislature to reject any measure that could raise costs for consumers and hurt workers across the state.

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API welcomes Todd Snitchler as new Market Development Chief

WASHINGTON, September 19, 2017 – The American Petroleum Institute announced that former Ohio Public Utilities Commissioner Todd Snitchler will lead the association’s Market Development department as Group Director. API’s Market Development division works with industry, government, and customer stakeholders to promote increased demand for and continued availability of our nation’s abundant natural gas resources for a cleaner and more secure energy future. 

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Building new energy infrastructure for clean burning natural gas benefits all New Yorkers

Albany, N.Y., September 15, 2017 - API New York responded to today’s announcement by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation waived their authority under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act by failing to act in a timely manner on Millennium’s request for a water quality certification.

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Misguided DRBC Proposal on Energy Development Ignores Consumer Demand, Economic Benefits, and State's Environmental Protections

HARRISBURG, Pa., September 13, 2017 – API Pennsylvania (API-PA) responded to the Delaware River Basin Commission’s (DRBC) proposal to ban hydraulic fracturing in the region.

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API: Pro-growth economic policies will strengthen America’s energy infrastructure

WASHINGTON, September 6, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the President’s commitment to advancing our nation’s energy security through pro-growth tax reform and economic policies during his remarks today at a North Dakota oil refinery.

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API: Natural gas is critical to a reliable and resilient grid

WASHINGTON, August 24, 2017 – API highlighted the reliability and resilience of natural gas for power generation as the Department of Energy released its staff report on electricity markets and reliability.

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Colorado Petroleum Council statement on industry commitment to safety, local communities and the environment

DENVER, August 22, 2017 – Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) today released the following statement in response to Governor Hickenlooper’s proposals on industry safety. The CPC and its members are committed to safe and responsible operations, environmental stewardship and economic prosperity for communities throughout the state.

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Virginia Petroleum Council to Gov. McAuliffe: Virginians benefit from safe offshore energy development

RICHMOND, Va., August 17, 2017 – The Virginia Petroleum Council Executive Director Miles Morin released the following statement in response to Governor McAuliffe’s comments on the Interior Department’s oil and gas leasing program.  

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Petroleum demand last month highest for July since 2007 (includes monthly statistical report)

WASHINGTON, August 17, 2017 – Total petroleum deliveries in July moved up by 4.9 percent from July 2016 to average nearly 20.7 million barrels per day. These were the highest July deliveries in 10 years, since 2007. Compared with June, total domestic petroleum deliveries, a measure of U.S. petroleum demand, increased 1.6 percent. For year-to-date, total domestic petroleum deliveries moved up 1.3 percent compared to the same period last year.

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