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U.S. Consumers Need Balance, Choice in Transportation Policy

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Mark Green

Mark Green
发表于5月18日,2021年

President Biden in Michiganpromoting his $174 billion government plan to boost electric vehicles and charging stations, let’s be clear on three things:

这natural gas and oil industry doesn’t oppose electric vehicles (EVs). To the contrary, a number of API members are involved in developing technologies and infrastructure that support EV adoption.

在美国自由市场经济中,政府不应该推动市场和消费者toward a specific policy outcome, with mandates that limit Americans’ transportation choices.

It’s unfair to hit up taxpayers to publicly fund EVs and their charging infrastructure – without regard to whether they own an EV.

相反,我们的行业支持允许减少温室气体排放的不同车辆技术的概念,以适应消费者和市场接受和增长。美国经济体系的标志是公平的竞争,这是通过技术或产品满足消费者需求的能力和可靠的能力决定。

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Colonial Pipeline Attack Emphasizes Energy Infrastructure Needs

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Mark Green

Mark Green
发表于5月14日,2021年5月14日

You can read the latest这里在殖民地管道上的5,500英里线恢复服务,每天从海湾海岸到纽约每天提供百万加仑燃料产品。该公司表示,整个管道系统已安全重新启动,并将产品提供给所有服务的市场。

U.S. Energy SecretaryJennifer Granholm本周末,大多数地区应该恢复正常。在其网站上,殖民地表示,一些市场可能会经历或继续经验,间歇性的服务中断,“殖民地将尽可能多地移动汽油,柴油和喷射燃料,并将继续这样做,直到市场恢复正常。“这service station tracker在gasbuddy.com上提供了特定位置的更新。

While the cyber attack on the pipeline interrupted supplies at numerous retail outlets along the East Coast this week, the incident and response by our industry and associated sectors showed the multifaceted fuel supply system is resilient and works quickly to restore supplies during difficult circumstances – as it has following hurricanes and other unusual events.

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East Coast Fuel Delivery Progresses, Cross-Sector Action Needed to Meet Demand

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Lem Smith

Lem Smith
发表于5月12日,2021年5月12日

Since the Colonial Pipeline Company experienced a ransomware attack last Friday, the natural gas and oil industry has worked with government to bring a critical piece of infrastructure back online and use alternate methods of transportation to meet the nation’s energy demand. This is America’s largest fuel pipeline – spanning 5,500 miles from Texas to New Jersey – and normally delivers millions of gallons of gasoline, jet fuel and other petroleum products every day to consumers in the South and along the East Coast.

For now, industry stakeholders and energy experts are working with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) in the Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal agencies to alleviate short-term supply disruptions.

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Sommers: Industry Providing Leadership on America’s Key Challenges

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Mark Green

Mark Green
发表于5月12日,2021年5月12日

在我国的过渡和变化期间,天然气和石油工业仍然是进步的基础,供应能源运行现代经济,并以保护环境和减少排放的方式这样做。

API总裁兼首席执行官Mike Sommers强调了这些和相关点在讲话中的一些领先的能源生产商威利斯顿盆地石油会议在北达科他州俾斯麦。

Sommers将天然气和石油工业描述为专注于为美国人民生产的人以及开发技术和创新,以解决气候变化的风险。鳄鱼表示,世界上最重要的环境运动是美国天然气和石油工业。

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Responding to the Colonial Cyber Attack – and Industry’s Continuing Focus on Security

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted May 11, 2021

关于5,500英里的殖民地管道的网络攻击,每日运送来自墨西哥湾沿岸的墨西哥湾沿岸的数百万加仑的燃料产品,介于两者之间,强调了对天然气和石油工业的一些批判性重要观点 - 它的弹性和敏捷性为了减轻供应中断,投资管道基础设施为经济和现代​​日常生活的重要意义,以及行业保护自己的持续承诺和来自网络罪犯的关键资产

行业已经致力于努力,并将继续与拜登行政行动,以减轻网络攻击造成的供应中断。这些包括A.hours-of-service exemptionfor those transporting gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and other refined products to 18 states, as well as afuel waiverfor states under EPA requirement to use reformulated gasoline (RFG) to be allowed to use conventional gasoline amid the disruption – helping fuel suppliers manage inventories until Colonial returns to normal operations.

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IOSC 2021 – Working Together for Safety, Success, Sustainability

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted May 11, 2021

Every three years the International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) brings together professionals from the private sector, government and non-governmental response community to discuss the science and advanced technologies of preventing incidences, responding in the rare event of a spill and restoring affected areas. IOSC 2021 is occurring virtually this week, again focused on four pillar themes: prevent, prepare, respond, restore. Below, conference remarks by API President and CEO Mike Sommers.

在线或其他方面,这种特殊的聚会不仅仅是一个典型的行业活动,每隔几年就会出现在我们的日历上。相反,本次会议为我们的行业提供了一个特殊而独特的机会,以在政府和非政府组织中与同事合作。

What brings us together is a common purpose: preventing oil spills and “getting to zero.” To accomplish that, API is proud to help convene an event dedicated to exchanging ideas and sharing lessons learned from around the world as we collectively work toward a safer, cleaner, better future.

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保护美国的关键能源基础设施

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Stephen Comstock

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Posted May 10, 2021

Over the weekend, Colonial Pipeline Company experienced a cybersecurity attack, which has since been identified as ransomware, forcing the shutdown of one piece of U.S. critical energy infrastructure. Colonial Pipeline is发出更新about their operations and response activities as well as precautionary and other measures they’ve taken to protect the safety and security of their energy systems. Read their press statements这里

作为殖民地管道与执法和其他联邦机构磋商,更广泛的美国天然气和石油工业继续关注减轻网络安全风险并适应这种不断发展的威胁景观。最近几个月,赎金软件袭击在其他必要行业中扰乱了主要美国城市的公共服务以及医疗保健和制造业的业务。我们鼓励政府政策允许公司创新和改进保护防止未来事件的流程。

API member companies are committed to protecting America’s critical oil and natural gas infrastructure, safeguarding intellectual property and providing affordable, reliable energy for everyday use.

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Infrastructure Pivotal for Vital U.S.-Canada Energy Relationship

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Mark Green

Mark Green
发表于5月5日2021年

美国与加拿大的能源关系对我们的经济(以及加拿大)和能源安全性至关重要 - 这使得政府的第1天取消Keystone XL管道,并在其新的基础设施倡议中遗漏了遗漏。

新的美国能源信息管理局(EIA)关于美国原油进口的简报underscores the importance of imported Canadian crude oil – in reducing U.S. reliance on imports from other suppliers and in filling the needs of U.S. refineries that are configured to process heavier crudes, including those from Western Canada.

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World Bank: U.S. Leads in Global Flaring Reduction

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted May 3, 2021

这World Bank is out with its annualGlobal Gas Flaring Tracker Report,并有关于美国的正面新闻,从天然气和石油生产中,强调行业的承诺在继续供应经济实惠,可靠的能源美国人每天使用的同时减少排放。

这report showed a 32% decrease in U.S. flaring from 2019-2020. This included decreased flaring in three key shale regions – the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford. Lower production last year associated with the pandemic was a factor, but the report also notes infrastructure improvements to capture and use gas that in the past would have been flared.

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Carbon Nanotubes – Potential Game Changer In Push For Climate Innovation

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John Siciliano

John D. Siciliano
Posted April 30, 2021

不大于人发的宽度,先进的技术碳纳米管有可能成为努力实现全球气候挑战的游戏。来自CO.2从天然气和石油繁殖了n, and other emitting sources, nanotubes may be the building blocks for the next generation of low-carbon materials and carbon-neutral technologies.

Nanotubes are an example of the kinds of technologies API’s new气候行动框架seeks to advance as a key element in reducing emissions while our industry meets the world’s growing demand for energy. …

Technologies can help reduce emissions resulting in meaningful climate progress. They can significantly shape the climate discussion and engagement with policymakers.

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