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FAQs As the primary trade association of the oil and natural gas industry, API represents more than members involved in all aspects of petroleum.
Our association draws on the experience and expertise of our members and staff to support a strong and viable oil and natural gas industry. Our work is member-driven. We offer companies large and small the opportunity to participate in shaping API programs and policy priorities.
We are a major research institute. API is committed to using the best available scientific, economic and legal analysis to guide and support our policy positions. We give our industry a unified voice.
API's expert staff participate actively in key policy-making forums, facilitating dialogue and producing effective solutions on issues important to all Americans.
Our organization is tailored to serve our members. API membership is divided by industry segments so companies can have direct input on the specific issues most important to them. The oil and natural gas industry shares a keen interest in the policy issues arena.
We are actively engaged with government leaders to ensure informed decision-making so the energy needs of tomorrow are met. Membership Membership in API is open to corporations involved in the oil and natural gas industry or that support the industry.
The API Bylaws establish the requirements for membership. Companies engaged in the oil and natural gas industry that meet the criteria for one of the API industry segments and are incorporated in the United States or Canada or Mexico shall be eligible for membership.
Members must pay dues for all industry segments where they own assets. Service and supply companies in the oil and natural gas industry with their principal office in a country other than the United States or Canada or Mexico may be admitted to membership on approval by the API Chairman and Treasurer or their designee s.
API has five industry segments: The Upstream Segment is open to companies producing oil or natural gas in the United States vertically integrated companies may be members of more than one API segment. Focuses on upstream regulatory policy, legislative issues, and industry technical standards and recommended practices.
Emphasizes efforts to ensure that operations are conducted in a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible manner. Focuses on identifying policy opportunities and impediments to sustaining and growing demand for U.
Educates potential customers and decision makers on the abundance, reliability, affordability and environmental advantages of natural gas.The Geopolitics of Oil It is a sad fact of life that many of the world's leading oil producing countries are either politically unstable and/or at serious odds with the U.S.
Overview of the American Petroleum Institute L Street, NW • Washington, October 16, About API The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association representing all facets of the oil and natural gas industry, which supports million U.S. development of petroleum and petrochemical equipment and.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry.
Our more than corporate members, from the largest major oil company to the smallest of independents, come from all segments of the industry. They are producers, refiners, suppliers, marketers, pipeline operators and marine transporters, as.
Petroleum engineering is a field of engineering concerned with the activities related to the production of hydrocarbons, which can be either crude oil or natural gas. Exploration and production are deemed to fall within the upstream sector of the oil and gas industry.
Exploration, by earth scientists, and petroleum engineering are the oil and gas industry's two main subsurface disciplines. The America Petroleum Institute (API) represents the oil and natural gas industry to the public, Congress and the Executive Branch, state governments and the media.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the largest U.S. trade association for the oil and natural gas industry. It claims to represent about corporations involved in production, refinement, distribution, and many other aspects of the petroleum industry.