Commentary

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.

 

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.

 

09.18.17

Sen. Bob Giuda - Time for an honest discussion of energy

The cost of electricity continues to be a major problem in New Hampshire... its cost continues to rise.

 

09.18.17

Veterans Advocating Energy Innovation for New England

We in New England are being held hostage by the state of New York... The northeastern United States already pays the highest energy prices on average compared to anywhere else in the country.

 

09.18.17

Veterans Advocating Energy Innovation for New England

We in New England are being held hostage by the state of New York... The northeastern United States already pays the highest energy prices on average compared to anywhere else in the country.

 

08.18.17

API Discusses Energy Shifts and a Supply Crisis

Brett Barrus, Senior Policy Advisor with the American Petroleum Institute (API), discusses the shift to natural gas, the closing of power plants, pipeline safety and more on the Girard at Large radio show.

 

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.

 

05.03.17

The time has come to restore access to offshore energy resources

As the United States, and the world, enters a long era of increased energy demand we need more than just onshore shale oil and natural gas to meet our energy needs. We will need to make the best possible use of all our resources, including an increased program of offshore leasing that will lead to greater economic strength.

 

05.01.17

Why it's a critical - and ideal - time to upgrade America's energy infrastructure

The natural gas surplus generated by the shale revolution has led to several benefits, including lower wellhead prices, reduced imports and rising inventories of natural gas storage. In addition, the cost of drilling new shale wells has dramatically declined. This means that fewer rigs are being employed, but new wells are more productive and cost-efficient.