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

Total’s departure will mark the first major energy company to quit API, which is the largest U.S. oil and gas lobby and the primary…

In his State of American Energy speech, Mike Sommers also addressed climate change and diversity challenges.

The American Petroleum Institute has issued Recommended Practice (RP) 97L, a first edition standard that improves communication…

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has launched a new certification program that will help pipeline operators use integrity…

API took a major step forward to enhance offshore safety by publishing the 1st Edition of Recommended Practice (RP) 2D-…

IndustryVoice

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.