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Industry shares PHMSA's pipeline safety goal of zero incidents

WASHINGTON, October 1, 2015 – API Midstream Group Director Robin Rorick said industry shares the goal of zero incidents that is intended by the new hazardous liquids pipeline proposed rule by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).

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Safe offshore energy development remains key driver for economic development and energy security

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2015 – Ahead of tomorrow’s congressional hearing in New Orleans, API highlighted the importance of offshore oil and natural gas development to the region’s economic development.

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API: Industry embraces new pipeline safety framework

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2015 – The American Petroleum Institute announced a new pipeline safety management system standard. This new standard which was built on the industry goal of zero incidents was created with engagement and guidance from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and other key stakeholders to further enhance pipeline safety.

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API: Offshore oil & gas operations are safer than ever

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2015 – Advances in technology, standards and practices in the last five years have made America’s offshore oil and natural gas industry safer than ever, API President and CEO Jack Gerard told reporters on a press conference call today.

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