Commentary

01.12.18

Continue Smart Energy Policy for the Sunshine State and Our Nation

Florida's business community has a lot to look forward to this year, including the energy industry and the major economic growth it continues to produce - by CEO of Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

 

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.

 

12.09.17

Stop worrying about whales and dolphins. Seismic testing will be good for SC.

They are a demonstrably safe and fundamentally critical technique for understanding what lies beneath the Earth's surface.

 

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.

 

11.12.17

Fracking great for nation and doesn't hurt environment

Producing energy resources like natural gas is of the utmost importance in maintaining the security of this country. However, anti-energy legislation inhibits Florida's ability to provide locally sourced energy options that not only benefit us on a security front, but would benefit Florida's economy.

 

11.06.17

Opinion: Important energy policies should be based on scientific fact

Most of us have recently experienced power outages due to storm damage. Only then do we get a brief glimpse of what it is like to entertain ourselves and our families while worrying about preserving fuel, food and water.

 

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.

 

08.30.17

Oil and Natural Gas Industry Fuels Florida with Jobs and Revenue

Julio Fuentes: "The fuel industry in Florida accounts for 2.9 percent of the state's total employment and 3.1 percent of the state's total income. It supports over 266,000 jobs - jobs which boast salaries more than $20,000 greater than the state average. It also contributes over $11.9 billion in worker wages and adds over $22 billion to the state economy."

 

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.