Commentary

11.13.15

Editorial: Keystone's easy symbolism

President Obama did little to combat climate change by killing the Keystone XL pipeline the other day. State Department studies showed the pipeline would reduce CO2 emissions by eliminating the need for truck and rail transport.

 

11.11.15

Products Made from Petroleum

The average U.S. citizen uses 3 gallons of refined petroleum products each day. Which of these do you use on a regular basis?

 

09.22.15

U.S. shares with Iran, but not with Canada

Who's a closer ally of the United States: Canada or Iran? The Obama administration doesn't seem to believe the answer is Canada. Its nuclear deal would allow Iran to resume oil exports while [continuing] to refuse oil from Canada by stalling approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. That's both absurd and dangerous for national security.

 

07.06.15

The Growing Case for Ending the Crude Oil Export Ban

The advantages of lifting the ban on crude oil exports are supported by a large and growing body of research by government agencies, academic institutions and think tanks across the political spectrum.

 

06.01.15

Oil and Gas Energize U.S. Job Market

The American job market is the best it's been in six years... This U.S. energy boom is creating many new jobs here in America, and it's a leading contributor to American workers' vaulting out of the unemployment line and into the middle class.

 

05.08.15

Opinion: Approving Energy Exports Would Unlock Huge Economic Growth

The Department of Energy recently approved an application from Alaska LNG to export natural gas. But there's a catch: these exports can only go to nations where the United States has a free-trade agreement in place.

 

08.14.14

Gov. Cuomo bets against fracking

More and more Democrats around the country - Democrats - are saying yes to fracking. But in New York, the top Dem, Gov. Cuomo, is instead doubling down on casinos, even as they're starting to fold elsewhere.

 

05.01.14

OPINION: What the frack? New Yorkers demand energy, yet stall

Today, new technologies for unlocking natural gas have revolutionized the industry. A half-century old process called hydraulic fracturing combined with a relatively new ability to drill horizontally in shale formations has made America more energy independent than it has been in 50 years. Yet, New York has decided to "opt-out" of participating in this economic opportunity.

 

04.29.14

The Right Way to Develop Shale Gas

Listening to the polarized energy debate in the United States, you might think natural gas was an economic and geopolitical cure-all - or an environmental curse.

 

04.25.14

Cuomo needs to make final decision on fracking

The recently announced resignation of New York State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah is the latest episode in New York's unfinished natural gas saga.