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07.10.17

Florida's Sabal Trail pipeline and associated natural gas pipeline projects begin service

On July 3, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorized Phase I of the Sabal Trail pipeline to begin full operation. Sabal Trail is a 515-mile interstate natural gas pipeline transporting natural gas from an interconnection with the Transco pipeline in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, to the Central Florida Hub in Osceola County, Florida.

 

07.06.17

Support safe offshore energy exploration

By Vets4Energy Volunteer Mark Alvarez: "I chose to fight for our country because I feel a sense of duty protect our country, which is exactly why the issue of energy security is so important to me."

 

07.05.17

Fracking doesn't contaminate wells

By Vets4Energy Volunteer Dennis Freytes: "I want to be clear: There have been no confirmed cases of groundwater contamination from hydraulic fracturing in the 2 million wells fracked since the 1940s."

 

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.

 

06.28.17

Is energy 'dominance' the right goal for US policy?

In recent weeks, a new energy buzzword has taken flight from Washington, D.C., making stops in Alaska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah and more: "American energy dominance."

 

06.27.17

New Study: Floridians benefit from natural gas use

The Florida Petroleum Council today released a new study on the benefits natural gas brings to the state in terms of consumer savings, family-sustaining jobs and economic growth. The study shows that all 50 states benefit from natural gas produced domestically, including non-producing states.

 

06.26.17

Study: Fracing, saltwater disposal have limited seismic impact

Research from a University of Alberta geophysicist suggests hydraulic fracturing and saltwater disposal have limited impact on seismic events.

 

06.26.17

Clogged oil arteries slow U.S. shale rush to record output

A gallon of gasoline that allows a driver on the U.S. East Coast to travel about 25 miles has already navigated thousands of miles from an oil field to one of the world's largest fuel markets.

 

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."

 

06.22.17

Rear Admiral Loren at Veterans of Foreign Wars Florida State Convention

Vets4Energy's national liaison, Rear Admiral Don Loren, USN (ret.) was invited to give remarks at the Florida VFW State Convention, to a crowd of 1,500 veterans and their families.