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  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Veteran energy industry association executive Erik Milito has been named as the new president of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA). Milito will take the helm of the offshore energy association effective November 1, 2019. “Erik is a strong leader and an effective communicator, qualities that make him a great fit for NOIA President and […]

  • 29 January 2015

    API issued a statement following the passage in the House of bipartisan legislation to fast-track exports of liquefied natural gas.

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Offshore lease sales in the Central and Eastern Gulf of Mexico has highlighted what Americans could gain by opening additional areas to offshore oil and natural gas development, API says. “Every lease sale held in the U.S. strengthens our hand as an energy superpower,” said API Director of Upstream and Industry Operations Erik Milito. “Offshore […]

  • 5 December 2014

    API supports the House passage of legislation to extend the BLM’s pilot program for efficient processing of applications for permits to develop oil and gas on federal lands.

  • 29 January 2015

    API issued a statement following the passage in the House of bipartisan legislation to fast-track exports of liquefied natural gas.

  • 12 September 2014

    API welcomed final approval by the Department of Energy (DOE) for exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Cameron Parish, Louisiana and Martin County, Florida and urged the administration to accelerate the process for other projects. “As the world’s top natural gas producer, America is in a strong position to create jobs, grow our economy, […]

  • 22 August 2014

    The sale of offshore oil and natural gas leases in the western Gulf of Mexico highlights the benefit of allowing development in the 87 percent of the Outer Continental Shelf the federal government has placed off-limits. “The lease sale is a reminder that opening new areas to offshore energy exploration and production could create nearly […]

  • 15 September 2015

    Ahead of a congressional hearing in New Orleans on Tuesday, American Petroleum Institute (API) on Monday highlighted the importance of offshore oil and natural gas development to the region’s economic development. API also added that further offshore development could create hundreds of thousands of jobs. Namely, the U.S. Committee on Natural Resource will host a hearing today […]

  • 20 June 2014

      API welcomed approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of a facility to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Cameron Parish, Louisiana and urged Congress to accelerate the process for future applicants. “After years of delay, the Cameron Liquefaction Project is only the second LNG export facility to receive final FERC approval along […]

  • 26 September 2012

    API Director of Upstream Erik Milito and API Director of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Howard Feldman told reporters yesterday morning that the administration’s policies on improving regulations and encouraging domestic oil and natural gas development continue to hamper energy production and job creation and threaten to leave the nation with a less secure energy future. […]

  • 12 December 2012

    API Group Director of Upstream and Industry Operations Erik Milito welcomed the latest Department of Energy study finding that exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) would benefit the U.S. economy. “DOE report highlights the game changing benefits of exporting energy. This is a big opportunity for the administration to bolster job creation and economic growth […]

  • 17 November 2014

    API welcomed DOE’s final approval for LNG exports to Non-FTA countries from the Freeport LNG terminal in Texas.

  • 1 August 2014

    API welcomed the conditional approval by the Department of Energy (DOE) of a facility to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Warrenton, Oregon and urged the administration to accelerate the process for other projects. “This approval is a welcome signal that, despite ongoing delays, the administration continues to work through these important export approvals,” said API […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Erik Milito, API’s director of upstream and industry operations, welcomed passage of House legislation, H.R. 2728, that would promote job growth and domestic energy production by preserving the effective leadership of state regulation of hydraulic fracturing. “Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling are safe, proven technologies that have allowed the U.S. to outpace Russia as the […]

  • 30 May 2014

    API Director of Upstream and Industry Operations Erik Milito urged faster action after the Department of Energy announced new procedures to process over 20 applications to export liquefied natural gas (LNG). “Bipartisan support for natural gas exports is stronger than ever, and the Department of Energy’s latest efforts are an important signal that those voices are being heard,” said […]

  • 19 September 2014

    API welcomed House passage of legislation, H.R. 2, to promote American energy development, approve the Keystone XL pipeline, remove regulatory barriers to infrastructure investments, and expedite approval for exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG). “The House energy package would remove multiple government barriers that are holding back the job-creating potential of America’s energy revolution,” […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has withdrawn the proposed modifications to the country’s Jones Act which regulates maritime commerce in US waters and between US ports. The changes, which were presented on January 18, 2017 by President Barack Obama’s administration, would have revoked waivers that helped oil and gas operators to stay in line with […]

  • 10 August 2012

    API Group Director of Upstream and Industry Operations Erik Milito today called on the administration to make good on its promise to pursue an all-of-the-above energy strategy, citing a letter to President Obama today by the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition. “The U.S. has the potential to produce more energy, boost government revenues and create […]

  • 29 May 2015

    Producing oil and natural gas safely and responsibly in the Arctic will strengthen America’s economy and national security, the American Petroleum Institute (API) said in comments to proposed regulations for operations offshore Alaska. “Producing more energy here at home creates new job opportunities and makes us more secure,” said API Director of Upstream and Industry Operations […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Recent unrest in Ukraine has sparked renewed calls for the Department of Energy to quickly approve long-delayed exports of U.S. LNG. API Director of Upstream and Industry Operations Erik Milito welcomed the focus on LNG exports and reiterated that U.S. exports would serve as a valuable option for U.S. allies in Europe and around the […]

  • 17 July 2013

    API Director of Upstream and Industry Operations Erik Milito announced the launch of a new ad in the campaign that seeks to promote the facts about hydraulic fracturing. “This campaign reflects API’s commitment to addressing the public’s concerns about hydraulic fracturing, because safe oil and natural gas development means thousands of reliable, well-paying jobs to families […]

  • 12 February 2014

    API Director of Upstream and Industry Operations Erik Milito welcomed authorization by the Department of Energy of LNG exports from Cameron Parish, Louisiana and urged the agency to quickly process over 20 remaining applications. “It’s a positive sign for the U.S. economy that the Department of Energy has continued to work through these export applications,” […]