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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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, 2nd Edition (2014)

by Norman Hyne Ph.D.

American Petroleum Institute (API) ( American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA) (www. American Society for Engineering Education ...

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 ...

Google previewNew International Dictionary of Acronyms in Library and Information Science and Related Fields (1994)

by Henryk Sawoniak, Maria Witt

American Petroleum Institute (US) 9. American Press lnstitute (Columbia University - US) Architecture Periodicals Index, 1972- (Royal Institute of British Architects, British Architectural Library - GB) 11. Associated Press of India (IN) 12.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1977)

Volume 22 - Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Libraries: to Plantin: Christopher by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

American Petroleum Institute, Division of Statistics & Economics, Weekly Statistical Bulletin, Amer. Petroleum Inst., Washington, D.C., 1965-. Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, Riley's Datashare ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

American Petroleum Institute. Assurance f Hazardous Liquid Pipeline System Integrity, St Ed; American Petroleum Institute: Washington, DC, Aug 1996; API RP 1129. Plant Metabolic Engineering Eleanore T. Wurtzel Bronx, New York, U.S.A. ...

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 ...

Google previewThe Computer and Information Science and Technology Abbreviations and Acronyms Dictionary (1994)

by David W. South

API American Petroleum Institute; Auerbach Power Index (Benchmark); All Purpose Interface; Application Program Interface (IBM); Automatic Priority Interrupt APIA Application Program Interface Association (A group of computer and ...

Google previewOil and Gas Dictionary (1988)

An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Economic and Financial Concepts andTerms by Paul Stevens

API (American Petroleum Institute). A US institute that was created in 1919. It acts as a national trade association and as an information centre. In addition, it is responsible for publishing weekly statistics on the US petroleum industry. See also ...

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 previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Chemical, industries and occupations (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Washington, DC: American Petroleum Institute. Armistead, GJ. 1 950. Safety in Petroleum Refining and Related Industries. New York: John G. Simmons & Co., Inc. Exxon Company. 1987. Encyclopedia for the User of Petroleum Products.

Google previewThe Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science (2003)

Pioneering Lives From Ancient Times to the Mid-20th Century by Marilyn Ogilvie, Joy Harvey

American Petroleum Institute Central Abstracting and ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

American Petroleum Institute. API Antenna Position Indicator. API Anonima Petroli Italiana (Italy). API Application Program / Programming Interface. API Armor Piercing Incendiary. Military. API AssociaLione Piccole Imprese (Italy).

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

api acceptable periodic inspection; air position indicator; armor-piercing incendiary tracer API Academic Press, Inc; Alabama Polytechnic Institute; American Paper Institute; American Petroleum Institute; American Pipe Institute; American ...

Google previewASM Materials Engineering Dictionary (1992)

by Joseph R. Davis, ASM International

benzene; antiphase boundary American Petroleum Institute atom probe microanalysis American Powder Metallurgy Institute ammonium paratungstate auxiliary power unit (space shuttle) as ...

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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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