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03.18.17

Natural gas pipeline through Polk County creates little clamor

Oil and gas pipelines have become magnets for controversy. In Florida, the Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline, has attracted fierce criticism and demonstrations.

 

03.15.17

More Evidence that the Energy Revolution has Sparked a Manufacturing Renaissance in the U.S.

The energy revolution continues to bring good economic news to an otherwise anemic economy.

 

03.15.17

EIA Annual Energy Outlook 2017

US Energy Information Administration's many different energy projections, with most pointing towards US becoming an energy exporter.

 

03.14.17

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...

 

03.13.17

Florida Energy Forum attends Women Veterans Benefits Conference in Jacksonville, FL

Florida Energy Forum and Vets4Energy spoke at and staffed an energy education table at the Northeast Florida Women Veterans conference on March 12, 2017. The event was held at the Florida Department of Veteran Affairs.

 

03.06.17

Exxon to invest $20 billion on U.S. Gulf Coast refining projects

The investments at 11 sites should create 35,000 temporary construction jobs and 12,000 permanent jobs, Chief Executive Darren Woods said in a speech at CERAWeek, the world's largest gathering of energy executives.

 

02.28.17

Administration to attack regulatory roadblocks, Trump tells governors

Saying that he had heard some state leaders complain about federal regulatory delays, US President Donald J. Trump told a delegation of US governors that his administration will try to remove federal regulatory roadblocks that have delayed important projects for environmental reasons.

 

02.27.17

Safe Fracking: Good for America

Dennis Fretes, co-chair of Florida's Vets4Energy: "Many veterans of war, including myself, have concerns with foreign products being purchased from countries at war, namely those in the Middle East. We have come a long way in recent years to obtain our own oil and natural gas within the U.S., however we can't lift our feet off of the pedal."

 

02.25.17

U.S. Set To Rival Russia In Oil And Natural Gas Exports

President Trump has promised to roll back federal regulations to help U.S. oil and natural gas and to open up new areas for development. The administration's energy priority is to "unleash America's $50 trillion in untapped shale, oil, and natural gas reserves."

 

02.09.17

GOP senators introduce bills to curb federal regulation of fracking

Two US senators introduced separate bills aimed at restricting federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing in onshore oil and gas activities. Both measures were referred to the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, where they may be combined before being considered.