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API President Jack Gerard to step down in August

Joe Mont | January 17, 2018

After 10 years running one of Washington's most influential associations covering all aspects of the oil and natural gas sector, American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard has announced he will step down when his current contract ends in August 2018.

API is the only national trade association representing all facets of the oil and natural gas industry. More than 625 members include large integrated companies, as well as exploration and production, refining, marketing, pipeline, and marine businesses, and service and supply firms.

"We have accomplished what few would have imagined: important public policy victories at all levels of government, and a revitalized association that has expanded globally and added significant strength to its advocacy capabilities,” Gerard said in a statement.

Since Gerard joined API in 2008, association membership grew by almost 50 percent and added members from every sector of the industry. It tripled its growth in...

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