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The Environmental Partnership continues to reduce emissions as it enters year ahead

WASHINGTON, December 5, 2019 – The Environmental Partnership today marked its second anniversary with continued growth, and now represents more than one-third of U.S. industry’s production with 69 participating oil and natural gas companies. The initiative includes 32 of the top 40 natural gas producers and has nearly tripled its participation in its first two years as companies from coast to coast continue to innovate and add best practices to improve their environmental performance and further reduce emissions in every U.S. basin.

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API Updates Foundational Offshore Safety and Environmental Management Standard

API today published a significantly updated version of a key safety standard aimed at enhancing the oil and natural gas industry’s commitment to worker safety, incident prevention, and environmental protection in offshore operations.

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Colorado Petroleum Council: Broomfield City Council moratorium extension shows need for commitment to energy dialogue over delay

DENVER, December 3, 2019 – The Colorado Petroleum Council released the following statement from Executive Director Lynn Granger in response to the Broomfield City Council’s decision to extend a moratorium on new natural gas and oil development in the city through at least June 4, 2020:

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Colorado Petroleum Council Responds to Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s New Flowline Regulations

DENVER, November 21, 2019 - Today, Lynn Granger, executive director of the Colorado Petroleum Council, provided the following statement in response to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s adoption of new regulations on flowlines in the state:

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API: Final RMP Reconsideration Rule Strengthens Operational Safety, National Security

WASHINGTON, November 21, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) today welcomed the release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Risk Management Plan (RMP) Reconsideration Rule.

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Fracking Ban Would Erase Progress Towards U.S. Energy Security

WASHINGTON, November 20, 2019 – The American Petroleum Institute released a new video ahead of tonight’s presidential primary debate highlighting America’s decades-long transition away from its dependence on foreign sources of energy. However, some Democratic presidential candidates are now proposing restrictive energy policies that would erase a generation of American progress.

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API CEO names Frank Macchiarola as head of new policy department

New Senior Management Team to Implement API’s Strategic Direction

WASHINGTON, November 20, 2019 – American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Mike Sommers today named Frank Macchiarola Senior Vice President of Policy, Economics and Regulatory Affairs. Macchiarola, a veteran Capitol Hill attorney and policy expert, will lead a newly aligned division at API that will integrate and bolster the organization’s advocacy, organizing regulatory affairs, economics, as well as the Upstream, Midstream, Downstream and Market Development departments under Frank’s leadership. The move follows a year of strengthening API’s talent and strategic direction as the organization marks its 100th anniversary.

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API: U.S. Strengthens Position As World’s Top Oil Producer, Benefiting Consumers

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2019 – The U.S. further solidified its position as the world’s top producer of crude oil in October with domestic production reaching a new all-time high of 12.6 million barrels per day (mb/d), according to data released today from the American Petroleum Institute’s Monthly Statistical Report (MSR) covering October 2019. The record production was met with solid U.S petroleum demand and exports plus lower oil prices in October.

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API awards its highest honor to former Chevron CEO John S. Watson

WASHINGTON, November 11, 2019—API has awarded its highest honor, the Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement, to John S. Watson, former Chief Executive of Chevron Corporation.

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API-Michigan Applauds Court of Claims Decision to Approve Line 5 Tunnel

LANSING, October 31, 2019—API-Michigan released the below statement on the Michigan Court of Claims’ ruling that Enbridge Energy should be able to build a new tunnel to house the Line 5 pipelines.

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