API’s Energy Research Collaborative Focus is on Diversity

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Elia Quintana, the director of Stakeholder Relations for API , Dr. Carlos Rodriguez, and Stewart joined the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) Midwinter Training Conference in Orlando, Fla., in January

Elia Quintana is the director of Stakeholder Relations for API

The capacity of petroleum to power transportation and manufacturing has proven a game changer that marked America’s first Generation Energy, according to American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Mike Sommers.

Today’s energy is made up of innovators, problem solvers and disruptors – in the sense that American energy is changing the country’s narrative and altering its trajectory in historic … Read More >>

Cómo encontrar trabajo en la industria del gas y del petróleo

APRIL 3, 2018 BY ALBERTO AVENDAÑO

La industria del petróleo y el gas natural lanza un sitio web para ofrecer oportunidades laborales a las comunidades latina, afroamericana y a las mujeres, entre otros sectores.

El Instituto del Petróleo de Estados Unidos (API) mantiene una campaña de información sobre las oportunidades laborales de una industria que está alerta a los cambios demográficos del país y a la necesidad de diversificar su fuerza laboral. Recientes trabajos de investigación e informes de la organización muestran a las claras que las llamadas “minorías” y las mujeres, entre otros “colaboradores estratégicos”, representan grupos de … Read More >>

Colorado Petroleum Council Focus on Enhancing Communities

Stacy M. Brown

 A big part of CPC’s efforts to enhance communities is focused on aggressively pursuing investments in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education given its crucial role in the sustainment of career opportunities for all Coloradans. (iStockphoto/NNPA)

Four years ago, the American Petroleum Institute, the world’s largest energy industry trade association, opened a chapter in Colorado, owing to the growing opportunities from natural gas and oil in the state. Since its inception, the Colorado Petroleum Council has served as an advocate for – and partner to – communities across the state, placing great emphasis on innovation, public … Read More >>

API President Touts Economic Opportunities for Blacks in Oil Industry

Freddie Allen, NNPA Newswire Contributor

Jack Gerard, the president and CEO of API, said that the Black Press can play a critical role in educating the Black community about business opportunities in the petrochemical industry. (Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA)
 Jack Gerard, the president and CEO of API, said that the Black Press can play a critical role in educating the Black community about business opportunities in the petrochemical industry. (Freddie Allen/AMG/NNPA)

Jack Gerard, the president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, said that there are incredible career and business opportunities in the petrochemical industry and he’s committed to increasing awareness about those prospects in the Black and Hispanic communities.

API is a national trade association that represents all facets of the oil and natural gas industry, according to the group’s website, and its … Read More >>

100 Years of American Energy

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent
@StacyBrownMedia

Historically, the oil and gas industry hasn’t been known for diversity and inclusion efforts with its businesses regularly comprising a demographic that’s about 90 percent white and male.

However, the American Petroleum Institute (API), which counts as the largest U.S. trade association for the oil and natural gas industry, has worked to change the landscape by putting in place strategic and definitive initiatives that address diversity and inclusion.

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of API, which has established industry standards and disseminates best practices across the industry, nationwide and globally.

With alliances … Read More >>