Commentary

04.25.16

SC veteran leader challenges Post & Courier coverage of offshore energy issues

Volunteer chair of South Carolina Vets4Energy [is] critical of coverage given to energy issues -- specifically offshore energy development -- in the Charleston Post & Courier.

 

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." By Rear Admiral Don Loren of Vets4Energy

 

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... by Lt. Colonel Dennis Freytes USA (Ret.), Florida co-chair of Vets4Energy.

 

03.16.16

National security requires energy security, Vets4Energy's Pennsylvania chairman says

Vets4Energy is steadfastly promoting energy independence for America, an issue U.S. military veterans are principally interested in for national security reasons, Tony Caldarelli, the state chairman of the Pennsylvania Vets4Energy chapter, said.

 

12.07.15

Offshore drilling foes running dry

"Efforts to develop our coastal energy resources would actually make Americans safer by reducing the national-security threats that arise from foreign-oil dependence." William Schachte, Jr, retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral and South Carolina chair of Vets4Energy

 

11.16.15

American crude oil exports are a game changer

The reality is that the U.S. is the only major oil and natural gas producing country in the world not transferring excess supplies into the global market. Due to antiquated energy policy from the Nixon era, the U.S. remains unable to export crude oil...

 

11.13.15

Editorial: Keystone's easy symbolism

President Obama did little to combat climate change by killing the Keystone XL pipeline the other day. State Department studies showed the pipeline would reduce CO2 emissions by eliminating the need for truck and rail transport.

 

11.11.15

Products Made from Petroleum

The average U.S. citizen uses 3 gallons of refined petroleum products each day. Which of these do you use on a regular basis?

 

10.09.15

Iran deal puts our security at risk

Those of us who make it a point to stay up-to-date on foreign affairs are taking great interest in the Iran deal that is aimed at stopping the volatile country from developing nuclear weapons.

 

06.24.15

Loren continues his dedication to public service

When 63-year-old retired Rear Adm. Don Loren first took his oath of office 32 years ago, he never thought the Navy would encompass his entire life. "I was always inclined to public service..."