Press Release: API Teams Up with NABTU to Enhance Safety for Tomorrow’s Energy Workforce

The following press release also appeared in Pipeline & Gas Journal and Underground Construction.  WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 – The American Petroleum Institute (API) and North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) today announced the establishment of the Pipeline Construction Safety Training Program. This landmark program will marry the best practices of both the building trades unions and the natural gas and oil …

Construction Industry Organizations Partner to Offer Pipeline Safety Training Course

The following article was published by Construction Equipment Guide. Read on their website here. May 2, 2018 Emily Buenzle The American Petroleum Institute and North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) are partnering to support a Pipeline Construction Safety Training Program. The organizations called the initiative “a foundational safety program applicable throughout all energy infrastructure construction,” which will focus on best …

API and NABTU Announce Pipeline Construction Safety Training Program

View article on Construction Equipment website. The American Petroleum Institute (API) and North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) have announced the establishment of the Pipeline Construction Safety Training Program. This landmark program will marry the best practices of both the building trades unions and the natural gas and oil industry into a foundational safety program applicable throughout all energy infrastructure …

Duluth News Tribune Op-Ed: Energy infrastructure spells major job opportunities for Wisconsin, Minnesota

Greg E. Sayles of Superior is a representative for the United Association labor union (ua.org) in both Wisconsin and Minnesota. Much of our nation’s energy infrastructure was built by skilled union labor, like the members of the United Association of plumbing and pipe-fitting. This provided good-paying jobs to families across the country and here in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Our work …

North America’s Building Trades Unions Call for Civil Discourse as Nebraska Begins Keystone XL Hearing Process

Click here to download the full statement. North America’s Building Trades Unions Call for Civil Discourse as Nebraska Begins Keystone XL Hearing Process WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was released today by North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) in advance of the May 2 hearing in York, Nebraska concerning the Keystone XL Pipeline: “The first hearing by the Nebraska …

Eagle-Tribune Op-Ed: America needs Keystone, Dakota pipelines

Marty Durbin is executive vice president and chief strategy officer for the American Petroleum Institute, the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry. If the administration of President Donald Trump is looking to start off with policies that create jobs and win bipartisan public support, moving forward with long-delayed pipeline projects is …

API welcomes President Trump’s commitment to nation’s energy infrastructure

WASHINGTON, January 24, 2017 – API President and CEO Jack Gerard released the following statement following the Trump administration’s actions to advance energy infrastructure projects throughout the country. “We are pleased to see the new direction being taken by this administration to recognize the importance of our nation’s energy infrastructure by restoring the rule of law in the permitting process …

North America’s Building Trades Unions Celebrate Presidential Action to Jumpstart Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline Construction

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was released today in response to the issuance of an Executive Order by President Donald J. Trump that clears the way for the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines: “Today, President Donald J. Trump gave continued hope to thousands of skilled craft construction professionals in America’s heartland for whom the Keystone …