Tags » American Petroleum Institute

Obama Approves Sonic Cannons to Map Atlantic for Offshore Oil and Gas

The Obama administration reopened part of the Eastern seaboard Friday to offshore oil and gas exploration, promising to boost job creation in the energy sector while at the same time fueling the fears of environmental groups. 459 more words

Bakken crude is 'more flammable': U.S. proposes new rules for moving oil by rail

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed an overhaul of safety standards for transporting crude oil and ethanol by rail, after a number of explosive accidents over the past year. 578 more words


American Petroleum Institute "Good Neighbor" Guidelines sound nice, but have little relationship to reality

The American Petroleum Institute (API) this week issued its first-ever set of “good neighbor” standards for oil and gas developers. API Director of Standards David Miller said, 994 more words

Fracking Information

American Legislative Exchange Council Info for Southwest Floridians

UPDATED: Even stronger evidence found on Strategic Advocacy–

If you’re confused as to how, all the sudden, the Florida State House and Florida Senate and Governor are all gung ho to frack the Everglades, which was once unthinkable, study this info. 2,377 more words

Enviro Wars Of Southwest Florida

API donates $1,000 to FiveCAP’s Walk for Warmth

The Northern Michigan Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute recently presented a check for $1,000 to FiveCAP’s Walk for Warmth program, which provides heat assistance to low-income families. 323 more words


Brent rises towards US$114 as militants attack key Iraqi refinery

Brent crude rose towards US$114 a barrel on Wednesday as Sunni militants pushed forward in northern Iraq, striking a key refinery near Baghdad and stoking worries about oil exports from the key producer. 408 more words