Securing America's Future Energy

Sam Minifie

Policy Advisor, American Petroleum Institute

Sam Minifie is a Policy Advisor in the Midstream and Industry Operations Department at the American Petroleum Institute (API). API’s Midstream Department is responsible for developing policy around the gathering, processing, storing and transportation (pipeline, marine, rail, etc.) of oil, petroleum products and natural gas in the United States. Sam has been with API for over three years and focuses on unmanned aerial systems, liquid and natural gas pipelines and strategic communications.

Before joining API, Sam worked at a global democracy promotion institute and helped lead their Syria and Lebanon programs. In this role, he frequently traveled to the region to facilitate political organization and strategic communications workshops with Syrian politicians, local councilors and youth activists. Sam graduated from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs with a degree in Middle Eastern Studies and currently lives in Washington, DC.

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