About

American Petroleum Institute

API represents all segments of America’s oil and natural gas industry. Our more than 600 members produce, process and distribute most of the nation’s energy. The industry supports more than ten million U.S. jobs and is backed by a growing grassroots movement of millions of Americans. API was formed in 1919 as a standards-setting organization. In our first 100 years, API has developed more than 700 standards to enhance operational and environmental safety, efficiency and sustainability.

API is recognized around the world for its broad range of programs including: Advocacy, Research and Statistics, Standards, Certification, and Education. More information can be found at API.org