American Petroleum Institute (API)

API highlights U.S. energy progress Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

By 2023, nearly 90% of all U.S. natural gas and oil production will be regulated under EPA’s New Source Performance Standard, jumping to 98% by 2033. Read more


Today, the American Petroleum Institute issued a new technical report to aid oil and natural gas companies in selecting the right materials for bolting, a key to safe and reliable operations. Read more


Aamir Farid, 63, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2019, in California, with his family by his side. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

Oil prices rose 2.5% on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. inventories fell more than expected and as major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico before a storm. Read more


API President and CEO Mike Sommers believes "we've only scratched the surface of the opportunity" in the U.S. energy industry. Read more

Current Issue

A recent American Petroleum Institute (API) statistical report showed the U.S set a new record for oil production at 12.1 million barrels a day in February. Read more


The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and API recently joined the newly launched USMCA Coalition, backed by over 200 companies and associations across a wide variety of industries, to urge Congress to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Read more

Current Issue

API recently released its comprehensive Workplace Safety Report, showing occupational injuries and illness for the natural gas and oil industry are occurring at a substantially lower rate than the U.S. private sector and are continuing to decline. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Mike Sommers highlighted record U.S. energy production and U.S. CO2 emissions reductions -- the lowest level in a generation -- while calling on policymakers to enact policies that embrace technological innovation and open markets. Read more

Current Issue

The API Summit is a four-day summit includes three days of presentations spanning over 120 topics. Addressing issues involved in asset condition evaluation for drilling, production systems, pipelines, terminals, and storage facilities. Read more

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Vice President of Global Industry Services, the American Petroleum Institute Read more

People Going Places

API recently released its quarterly well completion report for the second quarter of 2018... The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will offer approximately 78 million acres offshore Texas... ConocoPhillips recently provided an update on its operating Read more


The ultimate goal of the initiative is to drive process safety incidents down to zero in the near future. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Texas is seeking at least $12 billion for the full coastal spine, with nearly all of it coming from public funds. Last month, the government fast-tracked an initial $3.9 billion for three separate, smaller storm barrier projects that would... Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Oil hit a two-week high above $74 a barrel on Wednesday as an industry report showing a drop in U.S. crude inventories and U.S. sanctions on OPEC producer Iran pointed to tighter supplies. Read more


Shell Offshore Inc. has made a large deepwater exploration discovery in the Norphlet geologic play in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico...Oil production in the Permian Basin, already a major force in global supply growth, will rise nearly 3 million bpd... Read more


U.S. refiners and producers are seeking ways to counter efforts by BNSF Railway Co to limit use of retrofitted oil tank cars following an Iowa derailment last month. Read 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 Read more


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