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API Publishes New Industry Standards for Drilling Operations

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2013 ─ API Director of Standards David Miller announced today the publication of two new oil and natural gas industry standards for well design and drilling operations.

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Four Decades of Research on Oil Spill Prevention, Response & Restoration Now Available Online

WASHINGTON, January 29, 2013 ─ API Director of Marine and Security Issues Robin Rorick announced today the launch of, a new website that hosts research papers presented every three years at the International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC). The site will enable greater sharing of best practices and latest technologies among industry, government and other stakeholders, as well as promote safe operations around the world.

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