SOLVING BIG CHALLENGES REQUIRES EVERYONE’S ENERGY.
America’s natural gas and oil industry is meeting the growing global demand for energy by delivering affordable and reliable fuels while protecting the environment. Through our investments in world-class technology and research and the ingenuity of the American workforce, we’re helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the United States and around the planet.
But to meet today’s energy and climate needs, no one should go it alone. We’ll only find the solutions to meet the challenges of our time by combining everyone’s strength, dedication and perspective. That’s how we’ve been able to reduce CO2 emissions in the U.S. to their lowest levels in a generation even as we meet our nation’s energy needs. We’re on a journey to ensure a better, sustainable future for generations to come.
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Who We Are
API represents all segments of America’s natural gas and oil industry, which supports more than 11 million U.S. jobs and is backed by a growing grassroots movement of millions of Americans. Our nearly 600 members produce, process and distribute the majority of the nation’s energy, and participate in API Energy Excellence®, which is accelerating environmental and safety progress by fostering new technologies and transparent reporting. API was formed in 1919 as a standards-setting organization and has developed more than 700 standards to enhance operational and environmental safety, efficiency and sustainability.