Commentary

08.29.17

Column: Oil and gas jobs await

It's been a summer of good energy news for American consumers: Memorial Day gas prices averaging $2.36 and Independence Day gas prices at 12-year lows. Americans have been hitting the road in record numbers this summer, reaping the benefits of the U.S. energy revolution.

 

07.24.17

The fine print on pipelines isn't scary: Robert Bradley

Have you heard? Transporting oil through pipelines is a threat to humanity! The many accidents highlighted in the press speak for themselves. Except that pipeline accidents are rare - and many accounts contain exaggerations.

 

07.05.17

New infrastructure is an investment in rural economy

... as we look for ways to build up economies of our rural communities, investments in our nation's energy delivery system can provide an economic shot in the arm to areas that have been left behind.

 

05.03.17

The time has come to restore access to offshore energy resources

As the United States, and the world, enters a long era of increased energy demand we need more than just onshore shale oil and natural gas to meet our energy needs. We will need to make the best possible use of all our resources, including an increased program of offshore leasing that will lead to greater economic strength.

 

05.01.17

Why it's a critical - and ideal - time to upgrade America's energy infrastructure

The natural gas surplus generated by the shale revolution has led to several benefits, including lower wellhead prices, reduced imports and rising inventories of natural gas storage. In addition, the cost of drilling new shale wells has dramatically declined. This means that fewer rigs are being employed, but new wells are more productive and cost-efficient.

 

04.29.17

Clearing the Air on Cleaning the Air

"...it is no wonder that the public is often confused about air quality in their city, county, state, and nation." That's a gentle way of saying that Americans have been misled by the media and agenda-driven environmental groups.

 

04.28.17

Ordering Up Increased Offshore Access

"Developing our abundant offshore energy resources is a critical part of a robust, forward-looking energy policy that will secure our nation's energy future and strengthen the U.S. energy renaissance."

 

04.13.17

Ban Fracking? Bad Economics, Bad Ecology

Warning: low-cost, clean energy may be hazardous to your health.

 

01.05.17

Infrastructure crisis is a golden opportunity

As veterans, we know that some of our brothers and sisters in uniform struggle to find purpose or a new career after their separation from the military. The fact is that veterans have the skills and background necessary to do these jobs... We can hit both proverbial birds with this infrastructure improvement stone.

 

12.15.16

No, The EPA Has Not Actually Changed Its Conclusion On Risks Of Fracking To Drinking Water

There is an interesting dynamic going on in the final days of the Obama administration. Because President-elect Trump is going to push for fossil fuel-friendly policies, there has been a sudden rush to pass policies that will be out of favor after President Obama leaves office.