|WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 – The American Petroleum Institute today issued the following statements regarding the Biden administration’s announcement for a new U.S. Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) for the Paris Agreement and an anticipated executive order directing federal agencies to address climate-related financial risk.
|API represents all segments of America’s natural gas and oil industry, which supports more than ten million U.S. jobs and is backed by a growing grassroots movement of millions of Americans. Our 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.
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April 22, 2021