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American Petroleum Institute


The American Petroleum Institute is the largest U.S trade association for the oil and natural gas industry. It claims to represent about 400 corporations involved in production, refinement, distribution, and many other aspects of the petroleum industry.

  • also known as API, API - American Petroleum Institute, Američki institut za naftu (API), Amerikai Kőolaj Intézet, 에이피아이, 미국 섬유검정 협회, Αμερικανικό Πετρελαϊκό Ινστιτούτο, 米国石油協会, מכון הנפט האמריקני, מכון הפטרוליום האמריקאי, 美国石油学会
  • written works: "Anglo-American oil agreement", "Two energy futures", "American petroleum industry", "Power alcohol, history and analysis", "Information retrieval system: subject authority list", "API environmental guidance document", "Editorial style", "Differences between 1978 and 1977 thesaurus", "Uniform system of accounts for the oil industry", "Publications, programs & services catalog", "Standard procedure for testing drilling fluids", "API standard 660", "Handbook for speakers", "Manual on disposal of refinery wastes", "The need for energy", "The economics of petroleum prices", "Careers in petroleum", "Petroleum tax policy and the energy gap", "Reference clay minerals", "Facts about oil", "The recent increases in the prices of petroleum and its products", "Finding and producing oil"
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Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1995)

Volume 54 - Steam Reforming: Operating Experience to Storage Tank Explosion Safeguards by John J. McKetta Jr

American Petroleum Institute. "Atmospheric and Low- Pressure Storage Tanks," in Guide for Inspection of Refinery Equipment, 4th ed.. Chapter XIII. API. Washington.

Google previewOil: A Cultural and Geographic Encyclopedia of Black Gold [2 volumes] (2014)

by Xiaobing Li, Michael Molina

AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE (API) The American Petroleum Industry ( API), a U.S. association of more than 400 oil and natural gas producers, refiners, and transporters, is the largest of its kind. The president and chief executive officer is Jack N. Gerard, a lawyer by training. API advocates and lobbies for the production and consumption of oil and natural gas at a time when these fossil fuels are scarce. The institute negotiates on behalf of oil and natural gas producers, refiners, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment (2011)

History, Policy, and Politics by Matthew J. Lindstrom

American Petroleum Institute The American Petroleum ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Environmental Terms (1998)

by Kevin Morris, Joseph Reynolds, Louis Theodore

American Petroleum Institute (API) - a group of producers, refiners, marketers, and transporters of petroleum and related products such as crude oil, lubricating oil, gasoline, and natural gas. [7] American Petroleum Institute gravity (API ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, Concise (2013)

by Herman F. Mark

AO atomic orbital cm centimeter AOAC Association of Official Analytical Chemists cmil circular mil AOCS American Oil Chemists' Society cmpd compound APHA American Public Health Association CNS central nervous system API American Petroleum Institute CoA coenzyme A aq aqueous COD chemical oxygen demand Ar aryl coml commercial(ly) ar- aromatic cp chemically pure as- asymmetric(al) cph close-packed hexagonal ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1985)

Volume 39 - Supplement 4: Accreditation of Library Education to Videotex: Teletext, and the ImPatt of Television Systems Information Systems on Library Services by Allen Kent

Resources and Technical Services Division American Library Institute American Merchant Marine Library Association American Nuclear Society American Petroleum Institute •American Psychological Association •American Society for Information Science American Society for Testing ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Interest Groups and Lobbyists in the United States (2015)

by Immanuel Ness

Medical Association American Federation for AIDS Research American Meat Institute American Nurses Association American Occupational Therapy Association American Psychiatric Association American Petroleum Institute American Postal Workers Union American Society of Anesthesiologists American Sugarbeet Growers Association Air Transport Association; American Trucking Associations American Textile Manufacturers Institute Americans for Tax Reform Americans United ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tribology (1990)

by C. Kajdas, E. Wilusz, S. Harvey

vii ABBREVIATIONS ABBREVIATIONS ASS atomic absorption spectroscopy AES Auger electron spectroscopy API American Petroleum Institute APS appearance potential spectroscopy ASLE American Society of Lubrication Engineers ASM American Society for Metals ASME American Society for Mechanical Engineers ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ASU aryl-substituted ureas ATF automatic transmission fluids AW antiwear BS backscattering CCS cold cranking ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2014)

by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

C C cal cd CDD Ci cm CFS d EMU ESU eV F F ft ft2 ft3 g gal gr Gy h H ha HDD hp ampere angstrom ampere-hour atomic mass unit American Petroleum Institute (standard) atmosphere astronomical unit barrel (42 U.S. gallons) bequerel British thermal unit Celsius ( centigrade) coulomb calorie candela cooling degree-day curie centimeter cubic feet per second day electromagnetic unit electrostatic unit electron volt Fahrenheit farad foot (feet) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2014)

by Carl Schaschke

American Petroleum Institute alpha particle A positively charged particle emitted by various radioactive materials such as uranium during radioactive decay. The particle consists of two neutrons and two protons, and is therefore identical to the nucleus of a helium atom. The result of this *radioactive decay is that the original elementis gradually converted into another element with a decreased atomic number and mass. Alpha particle emissions, or alpha decay may occur at the same ...

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American Petroleum Institute office in Annapolis, Maryland

Glenn & Laura Morrison in front of the API office building in Annapolis, Maryland. API is lobbying Maryland legislators hard to bring fracking for natural gas to the state. Fracking releases copious amounts of methane into the atmosphere, which contributes to climate change.

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