Energy in Depth
A public outreach campaign focused on getting the facts out about developing America’s onshore energy resource base – especially abundant sources of oil and natural gas from shale.
Shale Answers (American Petroleum Institute)
A PDF about shale resources and how it impacts your life
Energy Works for America
A website about the "dedicated people, good jobs, and strong communities" that are created by the oil and natural gas industry.
World Energy Outlook 2012
Report by the International Energy Agency. "Energy developments in the United States are profound and their effect will be felt well beyond North America – and the energy sector."
America's New Energy Future: Unconventional Oil & Gas (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
"Just half a decade ago, the outlook for meeting Americas’ demand for oil and natural gas was increasingly focused on non-domestic source of supply.... Unconventional oil and natural gas activity is now unlocking new domestic sources of supply."
Hydraulic Fracturing Primer (American Petroleum Institute)
Clean burning natural gas is critical to American manufacturing jobs, to farmers for fertilizer, to households for heating and cooking, to businesses for electricity and fuel for transportation needs, and to society to help address climate change concerns because of its low carbon-content. But getting to the natural gas isn’t always easy. That’s where hydraulic fracturing plays an important role in America’s energy supply.
International Energy Agency (EIA)
The need to increase energy security – the uninterrupted availability of energy sources at an affordable price – was the main objective underpinning the establishment of the IEA in 1974.
My Next Move for Veterans
Website designed for U.S. veterans who are current job seekers. The site has tasks, skills, salary information, job listings, and more for over 900 different careers (developed under sponsorship of the US Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration).
Job & Career Related
Veterans Energy Pipeline - An online application designed to help connect veterans with top jobs in the oil and natural gas industry.
Oil & Gas Workforce - Oil & Gas Workforce is a resource that connects you with opportunities in the oil and natural gas industry. Use this portal to find the tools you need for your career and professional development. Site by American Petroleum Institute.
Veterans to Energy - VeteransToEnergy is a job search portal site dedicated to helping U.S. military veterans find careers in the oil and natural gas industry. The site was developed by American Petroleum Insstitute.
Vet Central - This is a veteran-specific portal from DirectEmployers Association, a nonprofit HR consortium of leading global employers formed to improve labor market efficiency through the sharing of best practices, research and the development of technology.
Veterans in Piping (VIP) - The Veterans in Piping (VIP) program offers high-quality skills training and jobs in the pipe trades to US veterans and active duty military personnel preparing to leave the service.
Helmets to Hardhats - Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry.
Feds Hire Vets - U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Government-wide Veterans Employment Website. This website is a critical component of the Federal Government’s strategy for the recruitment and employment of Veterans.
Save our Veterans - Save Our Veterans provides skills training, educational opportunities, and paths to employment and housing. Save Our Veterans has proudly SERVED hundreds of Veterans throughout the United States.
Veterans Enterprise - We are dedicated to the employment, education, and advancement of America's proud servicemen and women. We aim to spread awareness of issues and opportunities concerning veterans through news and by connecting them with employers who recruit highly trained and motivated transitioning soldiers.
Continuing Education Resources for Veterans (from Accredited Online Colleges) - many veterans were not aware of all the grants, scholarships, and education resources that are available to them. This helps navigate the sea of options and opportunities available to you as a veteran.
"The fact that so many of these exemptions were granted shows the program is broken..."
Identifies contractor personnel who have passed a standardized examination covering the latest service station industry safety practices, based on API Recommended Practice 1646, Safe Work Practices for Contractors Working at Retail Petroleum/Convenience Facilities. The program provides awareness-level training on key safety issues found at petroleum retail job sites.
Emergency response preparedness is critically important for pipeline operators. API RP 1174 outlines the fundamental elements of an effective emergency management system and is part of Pipeline Plan It, the industry's initiative to implement good practices in pipeline emergency management and response.