Commentary

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.

 

06.22.17

Fracking a safe route for energy production

By Vets4Energy Volunteer Chairman Dennis Freytes: "Our country must use all forms of energy to become energy independent for the good of all. There is a direct correlation between energy reliability on the Middle East affecting matters of national security."

 

05.25.17

SC Vets4Energy leader pushes back on effort to halt offshore energy production

"Blanket opposition to safe seismic testing and energy development is an out-of-date mentality that, quite honestly, jeopardizes America's future,"

 

05.02.17

3 Wasteful Military Programs Congress Should Cut To Free Up Money For Upgrades

U.S. Code requires DoD installations to obtain 25 percent of their power from renewable energy sources by 2025... To meet the mandate's... the DoD simply purchases Renewable Energy Certificates...[that] allow their holder to meet renewable energy requirements without actually producing or consuming any of the energy itself.

 

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.

 

04.29.17

Clearing the Air on Cleaning the Air

"...it is no wonder that the public is often confused about air quality in their city, county, state, and nation." That's a gentle way of saying that Americans have been misled by the media and agenda-driven environmental groups.

 

04.28.17

Ordering Up Increased Offshore Access

"Developing our abundant offshore energy resources is a critical part of a robust, forward-looking energy policy that will secure our nation's energy future and strengthen the U.S. energy renaissance."

 

04.11.17

Energy Infrastructure for a Secure America

By Vets4Energy's Rear Admiral Loren: President Trump's recent approval of both the Keystone XL and the Dakota Access pipelines was an impressive start in his plan to rebuild American infrastructure, boost our economy and invigorate job growth.

 

03.09.17

Insane to oppose efficient plant

By MA Vets4Energy chairman: "Why does the Northeast regularly experience higher energy and electricity prices during the winter months? ... It's because our regional energy infrastructure is insufficient to handle the demand we have, particularly for natural gas."