Commentary

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.

 

06.22.17

Fracking a safe route for energy production

By Vets4Energy Volunteer Chairman Dennis Freytes: "Our country must use all forms of energy to become energy independent for the good of all. There is a direct correlation between energy reliability on the Middle East affecting matters of national security."

 

06.12.17

Offshore Energy Exploration Is Safe, Has Been Going on for 81 Years

Energy infrastructure is key to positive economic growth and helps keep our lives operating - from our alarm clock in the morning, traveling to work each day, feeding our families and charging our phones at night. The convenience energy provides is unparalleled, and its advancement is now more important than ever.

 

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.

 

03.22.17

Tucker: Embrace scientific facts - reject fracking ban

Recent calls for a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, also known as "fracking," would take away property and mineral rights based on emotion rather than science.

 

03.13.17

Letter: Fracking best left to private property owners

I believe fracking is a safe and scientifically backed way of creating a reliable energy supply. My family happens to have some mineral rights in the Jay oil fields in South Alabama and Northwest Florida...