Crude Shipments Begin in Keystone Pipeline's Southern Leg

Commercial shipments of crude oil began moving through the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone pipeline on Wednesday, even though the project's proposed northern extension is still awaiting approval.



API's Jack Gerard Delivers Annual State of American Energy Address

On January 7, American Petroleum Institute's CEO, Jack Gerard, delivered his annual State of American Energy address to the national media. Gerard highlighted several broad themes in his speech many of which have been incorporated into our Vets4Energy narrative around the country.



Nations jockey for Arctic position, US not in lead

The U.S. is racing to keep pace with stepped-up activity in the once sleepy Arctic frontier, but it is far from being in the lead.



Vets4Energy Advisor Testifies at EPA RFS Hearing

Today, Rear Admiral Don Loren, USN (Ret.) spoke on behalf of Vets4Energy, a coalition of volunteer Veterans focused on sound energy policies, at an EPA Public hearing which sought input on EPA's Proposed 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Rule.



TJ McGarvey, Veteran of Vietnam War, Speaks in Suport of KXL

Speaking as a Veteran of the Vietnam War, Pittsburgh native and member of Vets4Energy, TJ McGarvey, asked that America no longer send it's sons and daughters overseas to protect other nation's energy resources. "Instead," McGarvey told the gathering, "we ought to be exploiting our own resources here at home."



Bill Hodgkins: Approving the Keystone pipeline strengthens national security

Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Bill Hodgkins, a Vets4Energy volunteer, was published in the Sun Sentinel stating his view on why the Keystone XL pipeline should be approved in order to reduce "our reliance on unpredictable nations and strengthening our national security posture."



Brown Approves California Regulations on Oil Fracking

California Governor Jerry Brown, preparing the state for development of the largest shale-oil reserves in the U.S., signed into law regulations for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a process that has been criticized by environmental groups.



Virginia Vets4Energy Chairman Phil Panzarella Appears on WRVA 1140 Radio

During this 4 minute segment, Vets4Energy Chairman Phil Panzarella talks about Vets4Energy's support for the Keystone XL Pipeline and the need for energy policies to sustain our national security.



Brigadier General Amundson, A Testimony about National Security

Brigadier General Roma Amundson is a retired veteran who remains concerned about our national security. As a Vets4Energy member, she makes sure that her elected officials understand her position, and why energy security is important.



API's Greco discusses Congress' latest moves to reform renewable fuels policy

As the Office of Management and Budget reviews U.S. EPA's proposal for 2014 renewable fuel volumes, Congress continues to debate a legislative fix to the policy.