Commentary

01.25.18

EIA Forecasts Record Natural Gas Production In 2018. Yay?

That extra 6.9 billion cubic feet of gas production expected in 2018 is like the U.S. adding the entire output of Turkmenistan -- one of the world's largest gas exporters -- in the space of just one year.

 

01.25.18

Offshore energy is critical to future energy security

Offshore development plays a critical role in U.S. energy security, supplying more than 1 million barrels of oil per day for the last 20 years.

 

12.31.17

Natural Gas Is The Flexibility Needed For More Wind And Solar

U.S. natural gas power plants continue to increase in efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but the high flexibility of these plants will also be increasingly critical in the years ahead.

 

11.13.17

Another Opinion: Cold weather areas need more energy pipelines

Hundreds of thousands of miles of oil and natural gas pipelines crisscross the United States, safely delivering the energy that fuels transportation, powers manufacturing and keeps the lights on at homes and businesses.

 

10.30.17

Lessons from the storms

By Congressman Morgan Griffith (VA): The 2017 hurricane season has been the most active and destructive to the United States in a number of years. The challenge of rebuilding is daunting. As part of the rebuilding process, we should learn how to better prepare for similar events in the future.

 

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.

 

07.21.17

TransCanada will build safe pipeline

Today's technology has greatly changed and improved the infrastructures and monitoring of pipelines. Today's pipelines are bored deeper underground (25 to 40 feet under the rivers) and stronger materials are used with state-of-the-art monitoring equipment.

 

07.21.17

Stop fear-mongering about pipeline

So, saying the KXL would have a "high potential to contaminate," or that it would be "damaging to our air and our world," turns this more into an elementary debate than a serious conversation.

 

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.