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American Petroleum Institute (API)

Chevron sanctions Anchor project in deepwater Gulf of Mexico, Total launches FEED for North Platte discovery in U.S. Gulf, New research outlines value of shallow Gulf of Mexico, API updates offshore safety and environmental standardlling Read more

Drilling & Exploration

The American Petroleum Institute (API) announced today that Phillips 66 Chairman and CEO Greg Garland will serve as chairman of API’s Board of Directors for a two-year term. Read more

People Going Places

Oil had risen for the last two days on expectations that China and the United States would soon sign a preliminary agreement beginning an end to their 16-month trade dispute. Read more

Commodities

Chevron Corp. has sanctioned a waterflood project in the St. Malo field... Talos Energy Inc. has entered into two separate agreements with BP... The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has issued the final Environmental Impact Statement... Read more

Upstream

BIC visits with Kelley Construction, Kinder Morgan, Atec Steel, Marathon and more at the 2019 API Storage Tank Conference and Expo in Denver, CO. Read more

BIC Attends

The adoption of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and drone technology is becoming increasingly prolific within the petrochemical and oil and gas sectors. Read more

Regulations

API highlights U.S. energy progress Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

API recently published an updated standard to address fire prevention and improve safety across the downstream segment of the industry. Read more

Regulations

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

Regulations

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

Regulations

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

Commodities

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

Regulations

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

BIC Attends

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

People Going Places