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API urges EPA not to exempt small refiners from US biofuel mandate

The American Petroleum Institute has come out against a campaign by small refineries to avoid their obligations under the US biofuel mandate, according to a letter released Tuesday.



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Service Station Contractor Safety Program

Identifies contractor personnel who have passed a standardized examination covering the latest service station industry safety practices, based on API Recommended Practice 1646, Safe Work Practices for Contractors Working at Retail Petroleum/Convenience Facilities. The program provides awareness-level training on key safety issues found at petroleum retail job sites.



Pipeline Safety Management Systems

Emergency response preparedness is critically important for pipeline operators. API RP 1174 outlines the fundamental elements of an effective emergency management system and is part of Pipeline Plan It, the industry's initiative to implement good practices in pipeline emergency management and response.



Harvey damage prompts TransCanada to extend pipeline open season

TransCanada Corp (TRP.TO) will extend the open season on its Keystone pipeline system by a month because of the unprecedented flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Harvey slamming into the Gulf Coast region in late August, the company said on Wednesday.



Katrina, Rita And Harvey Tell Shale's Story

The shocking images of Houston's freeways transformed into waterways by the deluge of Hurricane Harvey call to mind similar footage of the floods unleashed on the Gulf coast by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita 12 years ago.



2017 Oil and Gas Trends

How energy companies can adjust their business models to a period of recovery.



Cyber raises threat against America's energy backbone

A hacker using the nickname UglyGorilla stole troves of sensitive data from gas pipeline companies, breaching the nation's 300,000-mile web of steel that's a critical backbone for the nation's economy.



U.S. Chamber's Donohue Praises President Trump's Commitment to Making Regulatory Relief and Energy Security a Top Priority

"America got good news today when President Trump took bold steps to make regulatory relief and energy security a top priority..."



2016 Edition Index of U.S. Energy Security Risks

Assessing America's Vulnerabilities in a Global Energy Market.