API Names Dustin Meyer New Head of Policy, Economics and Regulatory Affairs
WASHINGTON, May 30, 2023 — The American Petroleum Institute (API) today announced that Dustin Meyer has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Policy, Economics and Regulatory Affairs.
Meyer previously served as API’s Vice President of Natural Gas Markets, leading the organization’s efforts on domestic and global natural gas markets, as well as natural gas technology and innovation including renewable and differentiated natural gas, hydrogen and the use of carbon capture in the power sector.
“Dustin is recognized across the industry for his deep understanding of markets and geopolitics, dynamic communication style and ability to deliver results in support of America’s energy sector,” said API President and CEO Mike Sommers. “Dustin has a well-earned reputation for his positive and collaborative approach and will now lead a talented team that is at the forefront of shaping API policies, research and economic and regulatory analysis to advocate for our industry’s priorities and advance American energy leadership.”
“The global necessity of U.S. energy has never been clearer — we can support a vibrant U.S. energy sector that puts Americans to work and delivers the oil and natural gas the world relies on, while simultaneously driving innovation in the technologies we need to reduce emissions. There has never been a more critical or exciting moment to advocate for strong and smart policies that ensure U.S. energy leadership now and long into the future, and I’m thrilled to take on this new challenge,” said Meyer.
Prior to joining API, Meyer led analytics, forecasting and consulting services on global LNG and renewable energy markets for Energy Ventures Analysis. He also held analysis positions at PFC Energy and then IHS Energy on upstream investment in North American oil and natural gas, including liquefaction projects in the U.S. and Canada. Meyer also worked at ICF International on the transportation policy team and for various NGOs. He earned his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and received his Master’s focused on Energy Policy & Economics from Yale University.
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 approximately 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 800 standards to enhance operational and environmental safety, efficiency and sustainability.
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