Unleashing American Energy Starts with Removing Bureaucratic Red Tape

The U.S. House of Representatives is currently considering H.R. 1130, the Unlocking our Domestic LNG Potential Act of 2023, which will help determine the fate of our nation’s energy future. Throughout the years, bureaucrats have abused their power by codifying excessive red tape into law, resulting in a decline in development and exportation of clean…

Patrice Douglas: Biden’s Permitting Proposal Would Backfire, Add Red Tape for Affordable Energy Projects

Patrice Douglas, an attorney and former chairman of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, detailed the direct attack on traditional oil and gas by the Biden administration’s new NEPA reforms in a recent piece she authored for RealClear Energy. In July, the White House Council on Environmental Quality published a new proposal aimed at accelerating renewables while…

Guy Caruso: Oil & Gas Must Sit at the President’s Climate Table

Writing in RealClear Energy, Guy Caruso, a former administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration and a Center for Strategic and International Studies senior adviser, outlined the current administration’s impractical approach to methane reduction. This summer, as part of the White House’s inaugural “Methane Summit,” a ‘cabinet-level’ Methane Task Force was created to accelerate the…

Biden’s Mining Plan is Bound to Backfire

As the Biden administration promotes the widespread adoption of electric vehicles in the U.S., it must confront the stranglehold that China has on the critical mineral market. Addressing our domestic mining shortfall, the administration released a new report this week that analyzed the General Mining Act of 1872 and provided recommendations for a modernized process….

Biden Administration Cancels Oil Leases in Alaska

Last week, the Biden administration—in conjunction with the Department of the Interior—announced the cancellation of leases to drill oil and gas in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge. The move cancels the leases sold under the Trump administration, and a proposed rule by the Interior Department would establish “an outright prohibition” on any future drilling in…

Texas Grid Emergency Highlights Need for All-of-the-Above Approach

This week, the Department of Energy declared a power emergency for the Texas power grid due to extreme heat that significantly drove up electricity demand. The DOE’s declaration of an emergency allowed the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) to operate outside of certain pollution standards to generate the necessary amount of power needed to…

Biden Administration Suspends Rule to Ship LNG by Rail

Last week, the Biden administration’s Department of Transportation (DOT) suspended a 2020 rule that authorized the transportation of liquified natural gas (LNG) by rail. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), along with the DOT, dealt a blow to the rail industry, especially companies who had proposed to move shale gas by using a…

Biden’s Radical Green Energy Agenda Will Corrupt Our Grid

This week, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) released their 2023 Reliability Risk Priorities Report, and it drew concerns about the reliability of the US’s grid and the possible risks if Biden’s green energy agenda would come to fruition. Biden’s reckless plan to rapidly decarbonize could jeopardize our nation’s energy security and its ability…

Just Stop Oil Protests Continue to Contradict Themselves

The Wall Street Journal recently published an editorial on the protest at Wimbledon by activist group ‘Just Stop Oil.’ The group threw orange confetti glitter and jigsaw pieces—environmentally-friendly materials of course—onto the courts in order to halt play.  The same group tossed tomato soup on a Vincent Van Gogh painting at the National Gallery in…

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