Commentary

02.05.14

Keystone report from State Dept. puts common sense back in the pipeline

Environmentalists have drawn a line in the sand on the Keystone XL pipeline. It's the wrong line in the wrong sand, far away from any realistic assessment of the merits - as yet another government analysis has confirmed. It's past time for President Obama to set aside politics and resolve this bizarre distraction of an issue.

 

12.18.13

EPA made the right choice on renewable fuels

The EPA's recent proposal to moderate the Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) rollout may have been denounced by the "left-of-center veterans group" called VoteVets.org but we can assure you it has the full support of Vets4Energy.

 

12.16.13

Support the Keystone Pipeline

Letter from a veteran: "Based on my military experience, I am keenly aware of the need for a multifaceted approach to protect American national security; therefore, I support the proposed Keystone Pipeline...

 

12.03.13

Greener than 'Green'

A constant, mild hiss. That was my chief observation when I returned to Anadarko Petroleum's Landon Pad A, a natural-gas site in Lycoming County, Pa.

 

09.09.13

Fracking can transform our energy future

Hydraulic fracturing is an important component of America's ability to supply its own oil and natural gas. Without it, we would lose 45 percent of domestic natural gas production and 17 percent of our oil production within five years.

 

09.08.13

America Must Make Energy Security Our Top Priority

A commentary by Oregon veteran Major Paul L. Evans USAF (Ret.): I am frustrated with our inability to learn from history. Once again, the U.S. is struggling with events in Egypt, Iraq, Iran and Syria. We are limited in our ability to make rational choices because of our dependence on petroleum from the Middle East.

 

09.06.13

World Oil Supply Debate

Good video that increases understanding of the global demand for energy and oil.

 

08.08.13

Hydraulic fracturing is the future of American energy

Retired Air Force Major General Bill Hodgkins, a Vets4Energy member, authored an OpEd relaying the importance of hydraulic fracturing to strengthening our energy security.

 

05.13.13

Let the market decide our energy sources

If western oil companies tried to do what OPEC does, they would be prosecuted within hours.

 

05.11.13

U.S. energy independence based on natural gas unlikely

Natural gas industry officials advance the tantalizing prospect of U.S. energy independence. Our country recently has been dubbed the Saudi Arabia of natural gas. They talk of a 100-year reserve of cheap natural gas stored deep in the Utica and Marcellus shale deposits...