American Petroleum Institute News

Trump Administration to Relax Offshore Safety Rules Sparked by 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

The Trump administration will unveil on Thursday its final plan to roll back offshore drilling safety measures put in place by the Obama administration after the fatal 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst in U.S. history, raising concerns …

Trade Groups Oppose Oil-by-Rail Safety Rule

Proposed federal rules to make hauling crude oil by rail safer and avoid fiery wrecks would drive up costs and put the U.S. energy revival at risk, the head of an oil industry trade group said. The American Petroleum Institute …

Oil Lobbying Group Creates Best Practices for Fracking

An oil industry lobbying group on Wednesday unveiled voluntary standards aimed at tamping down concerns about the oil and gas production process known as horizontal drilling, or fracking, in communities around the United States. The American Petroleum Institute said it …