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The objective of the Bakken Chapter is to foster a spirit of cooperation among those directly engaged in the production of oil and gas by promoting a free exchange of ideas among members and interested parties, create contacts and relationships among like-minded professionals in our industry and promote learning and awareness of factors affecting our industry.


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API: Department of Commerce’s recommendation to implement restrictions on steel and aluminum inconsistent with the Administration’s vision for economic growth

WASHINGTON, February 16, 2018 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard raised serious concerns with the Department of Commerce’s announcement recommending tariffs on steel and aluminu…

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U.S. crude oil production hits a record high in January at 10.2 million barrels per day

WASHINGTON, February 16, 2018 – U.S. crude production rose to 10.2 million barrels per day (MBD) in January – the highest monthly output on record, according to API’s month…

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Colorado Petroleum Council supports new flowline safety rulemaking

DENVER, February 13, 2018 – The Colorado Petroleum Council said it supports the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) rulemaking that will strengthen the commission&rsqu…

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South Carolina Petroleum Council: Offshore exploration is critical to state's economic future

COLUMBIA, February 13, 2018 – South Carolina Petroleum Council Executive Director Mark Harmon today highlighted the need for exploring offshore energy resources and the importance to S…

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API welcomes new proposal to fix venting and flaring rule

WASHINGTON, February 12, 2018 – API issued the following statement regarding the release of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) new proposed rule addressing methane emissions r…

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