Commentary

08.01.16

Energy independence is not a pipe-dream

Energy policy is a stark determinant of national security and economic security. Our nation is the single-largest consumer of energy on the planet, and for good reason. We have a nation and allies to defend, cities to power, people to feed, goods to manufacture and transport, and information to process.

 

07.05.16

Fracking revolution has improved lives, environment

It's a new market and a new era for U.S. natural gas producers. It's a plus for the economy and it's a plus for the environment...

 

06.19.16

Energy denials clogging pipelines

Green radicals and government officials across the nation have been emboldened... especially within the Obama administration. All other priorities - job creation, economic growth, energy affordability, and updating the nation's aging energy infrastructure - are taking a back seat.

 

05.09.16

Natural Gas: The Heart Of Our Climate Progre

Increased domestic natural gas production and its use is the primary reason the United States leads the world in reducing carbon emissions.

 

04.01.16

Obamas's Oil Drilling Ban Threatens National Security

The Obama administration recently reversed its 2015 plan to open up waters off the coasts of Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia to oil drilling. Officials claim the new decision to ban oil drilling will protect national security. It will do the opposite.

 

03.28.16

Activists shut down fracking with fear

Fear just secured another victory. Under pressure from green activists, the Florida Senate voted down a bill that would have helped expand fracking...

 

03.01.16

Preble: Fracking not the menace it's been made out to be

It looks like there's one more chance this year for the Florida Legislature to decide whether or not to sensibly regulate hydraulic fracturing in Florida and it will happen Tuesday in Tallahassee at the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

 

02.17.16

Too much fear mongering over fracking

Op-ed by Florida Energy Forum Chair Nicolas Gutierrez.

 

12.11.15

How fracking has helped the US lead on climate

As representatives from around the world work to finalize an agreement in the last few days at the Paris COP21 climate conference, it's important to acknowledge the fact that hydraulic fracturing and the increased use of natural gas has done more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions than any other government scheme or agreement.

 

11.20.15

Viewpoint: Transporting energy can be unsafe

A day after President Barack Obama announced the rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline application, rail cars carrying ethanol crashed in Wisconsin, leaking 18,000 gallons of the alcohol used to blend with gasoline into the Mississippi River. On Sunday, another train derailed in Wisconsin, this time carrying oil from Canada, according to news reports.