05.13.16

Emissions fall to near 25-year low due to natural gas

"Carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation [in 2015 was] the lowest since 1993 and 21 percent below their 2005 level."

 

05.13.16

Illinois Vets4Energy Chair: Show appreciation for military by pushing for energy independence

Pekau said that President Obama's recent actions to ban oil and gas development in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), implement regulations to drastically reduce and eliminate coal production and deny permitting for the Keystone XL pipeline negatively impacts our country's national security.

 

05.12.16

Fossil Fuels May Not Dwindle Anytime Soon

The U. S. Energy Information Administration foresees continued dominance for coal, gas and oil.

 

05.11.16

Offshore Energy and Future Energy Security

"That makes it all the more critical that the final leasing plan maintain maximum opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic, where Alaska's Beaufort and Chukchi seas are estimated to contain more technically recoverable oil and natural gas than the Atlantic and Pacific coasts combined."

 

05.10.16

Saudi Arabia ousts longtime oil minister

The changes announced Saturday come as the government plans wide-ranging reforms aimed at overhauling the Saudi economy amid lower oil prices that have eroded state revenues.

 

05.06.16

Feds Say Fracking Now Provides 67% Of US Natural Gas

Fracking accounted for a mere seven percent of total U.S. natural gas production in 2000 and produced 3.6 billion cubic feet of gas per day. By 2015, America produced 79 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.

 

05.06.16

Sally Jewell: 'Keep it in the ground' protests 'naive'

"It's going to take a very long time before we can wean ourselves from fossil fuels, so I think that to keep it in the ground is naive, to say we could shift to 100 percent renewables is naive...""

 

05.05.16

Colorado Supreme Court rules municipalities don't have authority to ban fracking

"I think it is good for the economy," Leanne D. Wheeler, a U.S. Air Force veteran and the volunteer chair for Colorado Vets4Energy. "Oil and gas is a growth sector here in Colorado and with the number of transitioning military that we see here now."

 

04.28.16

House LNG export measure's sponsor cheers amendment in defense bill

"We're not just exporting energy. We're exporting freedom." "The US has the opportunity to do with oil and gas what it does in so many other commodity markets: be the stabilizing force..."

 

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.