Robin Rorick is the Vice President of Midstream Policy at the American Petroleum Institute, the largest trade association of roughly 600 companies, representing all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry. In his more than twenty-five years at API, Robin has worked in various capacities throughout API in Communications, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs and Policy Analysis. Additionally, Robin has been involved with each segment of the industry—Upstream, Midstream and Downstream—and has worked on a myriad of environmental, safety, security, crisis management and other policy issues.
Currently, Robin is responsible for all energy infrastructure issues for API, including the gathering, processing, storage and transportation (i.e. marine, pipeline, rail and trucking) of oil and natural gas. In addition to working on all policy issues facing the segment of the industry, Robin has recently led the establishment of an environmental conservation program for midstream operators and is facilitating the development of a low carbon energy infrastructure system for the U.S. Robin is a spokesperson for the association and regularly represents the API to the media, at conferences and at other speaking venues. As an advocate for the industry, Robin regularly speaks to key legislators and regulators at the federal and state levels, and he has testified on multiple occasions before the United State House of Representatives and Senate.
Robin lives in Virginia with his wife and two children. Robin received his undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary and his graduate degree from Johns Hopkins University.