American Petroleum Institute Inc. (API)

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American Petroleum Institute (API) represents all segments of America’s oil and natural gas industry. Its more than 600 members produce, process, and distribute most of the nation’s energy. The industry supports 10.9 million U.S. jobs and is backed by a growing grassroots movement of more than 47 million Americans. API was formed in 1919 as a standards-setting organization. In its first 100 years, API has developed more than 700 standards to enhance operational and environmental safety, efficiency and sustainability.

Editor's note: Updated Jan. 22, 2020.

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200 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

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News

The oil and gas industry’s preference in November’s election has become less clear cut.

API targets competitive House races and younger voters in new campaign.

Lem Smith, who was named as vice president of upstream policy for API in May, discusses the oil and gas association’s role amid the …

Reducing emissions remains a goal of oil and gas companies despite current challenges, industry groups say.

API suggested Biden's plan could harm the U.S. oil and gas industry, forcing the country to look to foreign sources of energy with…