Seismic Surveys off Florida's Coast Will Aid Economy, National Security

If you have paid attention to the news lately, you have no doubt seen the tensions, civil war and terrorist attacks facing many countries around the world. What many of these countries have in common is a major influence on the production or transportation of oil and natural gas, which is essential to all developed nations.



EPA Must Reform Bad Renewable Fuel Standard

Even for those who use public transportation or the relative few who use electric vehicles, gasoline affects everything we do - from the price of food to the cost of goods that we purchase for our homes or businesses. That's why it's so important for Floridians to care about the Renewable Fuel Standard...



Keystone XL Pipeline Delay a Political Move That Hurts Jobs, Economy, Energy Supply

V4E Volunteer, Maj. Gen. Bill Hodgkins: "While most out-of-work people simply want the opportunity for a job, Washington seems to have turned a deaf ear to those pleas."



Keystone Pipeline will boost U.S. oil, gas supply

By Florida Vets4Energy Chairmen, Gen. Bill Hodgkins (ret.) "What may be lost in the story is how approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline project would be a major boost to the U.S. economy, not only because of increased supply of oil, but also because of the tens of thousands of new jobs it will create."



We Should Know What Energy Resources Are Available to Florida

Our country's Atlantic Coast, including parts of Florida's Atlantic coast, may have billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of natural gas available to lead America toward energy independence from unstable countries. However, without clearance from Washington D.C., decades-old information can't be updated.



Keystone report from State Dept. puts common sense back in the pipeline

Environmentalists have drawn a line in the sand on the Keystone XL pipeline. It's the wrong line in the wrong sand, far away from any realistic assessment of the merits - as yet another government analysis has confirmed. It's past time for President Obama to set aside politics and resolve this bizarre distraction of an issue.



Greener than 'Green'

A constant, mild hiss. That was my chief observation when I returned to Anadarko Petroleum's Landon Pad A, a natural-gas site in Lycoming County, Pa.



Commentary: Questions about the Keystone XL Pipeline have been asked and answered

The Department of State review of the Keystone XL pipeline has been comprehensive and favorable, yet President Barack Obama continues to stall approval of the project. U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, has been a strong advocate for the pipeline, casting a favorable floor vote with 18 other Democrats.



Nicolas J. Gutierrez: Ethanol mandates drive up expenses

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion - at least at the national level - about the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).



Fix Renewable Fuel Standard

America's small businesses have seen the number of demands placed upon us by regulators at every level of government grow at a rate limited only by ability of various taxing agencies to take our money and turn it against us.