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

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Oil and gas trade group the American Petroleum Institute said in a call with reporters that it endorsed a carbon-price policy to drive…

Zoom call between Gina McCarthy and energy leaders touched on methane emissions.

API, which includes most of the world’s biggest oil companies, is considering endorsing carbon pricing “among other policy solutions…

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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.