Interior Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management Joe Balash recently unveiled the region-wide Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale...The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is increasing physical inspection time offshore more


New poll results show a vast majority of people in Louisiana support new oil and gas pipelines. API New York welcomed the recent federal district court decision to reject...TransCanada Corp. has recently placed its Cameron Access project into service more


S&P Global Ratings recently published its "Industry Top Trends 2018" reports...Advanced Power has completed the Carroll County Energy Facility...API recently released the following statement highlighting the positive impacts natural gas brings... more

Power Generation

API Millennials are seeking work in the natural gas and oil industry at increasing rates and will account for nearly 41 percent of the workforce — a 20-percent increase — by 2025, according to a new IHS Markit study commissioned by API. more

Training & Human Resources

Natural gas and oil is making the impossible possible. Jobs in the industry are continuing to rise, adding stability of the U.S. economy. In 2017, the U.S. added more than 170,000 manufacturing jobs. more

Natural Gas

The U.S. oil and gas industry slammed President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on imported steel, saying the move would kill energy jobs by raising costs for big infrastructure projects. more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

A new API study concludes many of tomorrow's best-paying careers, including those in the oil and natural gas industry, will require training or education in a STEM discipline, and highlighted opportunities for women and minorities. more

Training & Human Resources

Oil fell for a third day on Wednesday, dropping nearly 1 percent on concerns about rising U.S. production and another drop in financial markets after U.S. consumer prices rose more than expected. more


America's natural gas and oil industry has formed a landmark partnership to accelerate improvements to environmental performance in operations across the country. more

Natural Gas

API President and CEO Jack Gerard announced he will not make another long-term commitment to API and will step down when his current contract ends in August 2018. more


Twenty-two Democratic U.S. senators from 12 states on Thursday joined the chorus of local representatives seeking exemptions from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s newly proposed offshore drilling plan... more

Offshore & Marine

The Trump administration will delay an Obama-era rule limiting emissions of the powerful greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas operations on federal and tribal lands, it said on Thursday, a move slammed by environmentalists. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

In 2001, the NCCER pipeline program was developed in cooperation with the American Petroleum Institute (API). NCCER's program was developed to assist pipeline owners in complying with the Operator Qualification (OQ) Rule. more

Training & Human Resources

API-12F represents welded shop-fabricated steel tanks. The tank, as described in this standard, allows for uniformity, mass production and adaptability. more


The American Petroleum Institute (API) has released a new study showing the natural gas and oil industry supported 10.3 million U.S. jobs and added $1.3 trillion to the nation's economy in 2015. more

Training & Human Resources

In a joint paper, the three organizations, which collectively represent more than 750 international oil and gas companies in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, highlighted their support for market-oriented policies and opportunities for commercial growth more


API has released a new study on the benefits natural gas brings to the nation in terms of consumer savings, family-sustaining jobs and economic growth. more

Natural Gas

The U.S. oil and natural gas industry's total employment impact to the national economy in 2015 amounted to 10.3 million full-time and part-time jobs. more

Training & Human Resources

Total petroleum deliveries moved up 2.6% from June 2016 and were up by 1.0% from May to average 20.3 MMbpd in June, according to the American Petroleum Institute. more


The domestic oil and natural gas industry spent an estimated $122.8 billion in drilling approximately 28,809 oil and natural gas wells in 2015, according to API's 2015 Joint Association Survey on Drilling Costs. more

Drilling & Exploration

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