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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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Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines including a production update from Tullow, an update on U.K. offshore opportunities…

API’s annual report offers a plan to bolster investment in oil and gas projects and streamline the permitting process even as the…

While it is unknown if the bill to expand nationwide sales of E15, a gasoline with a higher blend of ethanol, has the support it needs…

API’s support is a win for the biofuel and farm groups because the oil industry has at times resisted efforts to expand the market for…

"That announcement was making it appear like he was throwing a bone to the oil industry," PetroNerds CEO Trisha Curtis said on Twitter…

Oil industry leaders on an Oct. 6 call urge the Biden administration to quickly approve all 11 potential offshore lease sales in the…

Technology can optimize operations, but requires buy-in from those using the tools and processes, experts from NOV and Hewlett Packard…

Developing SEC requirements and market pressure push E&P companies to meet ESG disclosure demands.

Ahead of Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia, API reiterates its 10-point plan of policy issues Washington “should enact immediately to…

Today’s featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Amanda Eversole, executive vice president and chief advocacy officer of API…

Amanda Eversole, executive vice president and chief advocacy officer at the American Petroleum Institute and 2022 Women in Energy…

In a letter to Biden, API President and CEO Mike Sommers urged the administration to act immediately to implement the 10 energy…

API named Amanda Eversole executive vice president and chief advocacy officer and Shannon DiBari senior vice president of business,…

Federal regulators, including the PHMSA, have recently put renewed focus on leak detection for natural gas and liquid pipelines, which…

The NOPEC legislation could create unintended negative consequences for the U.S. oil and natural gas industry, while likely having…

IndustryVoice

API Energy Excellence® launched in early 2021 to accelerate environmental and safety progress across all segments of the natural gas and oil industry.

API collaborated with American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers to develop the Process Safety Site Assessment Program which helps operators improve safety performance.

API’s Pipeline Safety Management System (PSMS) is a benchmark for the natural gas and oil industry to enhance safety and operations. A key element of PSMS is learning and sharing among operators.

The American Petroleum Institute (API) approaches cybersecurity the same way it approaches safety – it is a top priority that requires a systematic, multi-dimensional approach and allows for adaptation in a quickly shifting landscape.

COS was established ten years ago to provide tools and peer learning opportunities, share good practices and support companies on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.

The API Monogram program is a globally recognized success story, with a proven track record of acknowledging natural gas and oil equipment manufacturers that meet API’s best-in-class safety and sustainability standards.

Advancing Safety Through API’s Process Safety Site Assessment Program (PSSAP®)

API’s Center for Offshore Safety Promotes a Culture of Safety on the Outer-Continental Shelf.

API’s newly launched Pipeline Safety Management System Assessment Program drives safety and performance improvements for the pipeline industry.