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2014-07-23 16:22:14

NEW ORLEANS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTCNO) CEO Dominik Knoll welcomed Jack Gerard, President and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute (API) for a special luncheon program on July 17 at the Westin Canal Place Hotel. The special event was hosted by the WTCNO Energy Committee with support from the Tulane Energy Institute. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/129699 Gerard spoke passionately about the need for strong...

2014-07-23 12:22:47

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Petroleum Institute today rebutted speculation by the Department of Transportation about the characteristics of crude oil from the Bakken. "The best science and data do not support recent speculation that crude oil from the Bakken presents greater than normal transportation risks," said API President and CEO Jack Gerard. "Multiple studies have shown that Bakken crude is similar to other crudes. "DOT needs to get this...

2014-05-27 16:21:48

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strong bipartisan majorities of registered Alaska voters support increased production of U.S. oil and natural gas, according to a new poll released by API. "Today's poll shows strong majorities of Alaska voters support more domestic oil and natural gas development, regardless of party affiliation," said Jack Gerard, president and CEO of API. "Perhaps more than any other state, Alaska understands the connection between access to...

2014-04-30 16:24:39

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Petroleum Institute announced today veteran Democratic policy strategist Louis Finkel will lead the oil and natural gas industry association's government relations efforts, becoming effective May 27. "Louis brings a unique mix of strategic vision, tactical experience and campaign management to lead our industry's advocacy efforts at the federal, state and local level," said API President and CEO Jack Gerard. "This is...

2014-04-18 16:21:22

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House move to further the delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline after almost six years of exhaustive review is not in our national interest and Congress should act, API President and CEO Jack Gerard said today. "It's a sad day for America's workers when politics trumps job creating policy at the White House," said Gerard. "After nearly six years of review, repeated research on the pipeline's benefits to economic...

2014-04-17 12:24:15

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strong bipartisan majorities of voters support increased investment in energy infrastructure, according to a new poll API is unveiling as part of a recess campaign highlighting the voices of Americans. "Today's poll shows strong majorities of American voters support more domestic oil and natural gas development, regardless of party affiliation," said Karen Moreau, executive director of API's New York State Petroleum Council....

2014-04-02 16:23:56

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's editions of the New York Times and Politico have published a good-humored, but factual takedown of Big Oil's false, hypocritical attacks against clean, renewable ethanol. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/DC97056 The full page ad, which is published in Politico and all DC editions of the New York Times, is an open letter to Jack Gerard, President of the American Petroleum Institute. It is signed jointly by...

2014-03-26 12:20:46

Website Makeover Enables Easier, More Streamlined Navigation for Both Consumers and the Industry WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Petroleum Institute unveiled its newly refurbished website for the Motor Oil Matters program, featuring a completely redesigned interface that delivers improved functionality and an overall enhanced user experience. The mobile-optimized site boasts new content and architecture, clearly identifying and directing consumers and...

2014-02-27 00:20:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the State Department Inspector General's conclusion that there was no wrongdoing concerning the department's review of Keystone XL pipeline, API said no more evidence is needed to get this job creating project built. "The latest IG report removes another attempt by KXL opponents to block the project," said API Downstream Operations Senior Manager, Refining and Oil Sands Cindy Schild. "After more than five years,...

2014-02-20 08:21:07

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The oil and natural gas industry continues to work collaboratively with the Department of Transportation and America's railroad industry to improve rail safety. To highlight actions being taken following a recent meeting with the Secretary of Transportation, API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement: "Safety is always our top priority. We are working closely with the regulators and the railroad industry and looking...


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