05.29.14

Birthplace of USS New Jersey Saved by Shale Production

The shale boom and the Jones Act are saving shipbuilding at the 213-year-old Philadelphia Navy Yard. "Less than three years ago, you would have seen an empty dock, empty building dock..." Instead, the company has tripled employment...

 

05.07.14

Keystone XL Pipeline Delay a Political Move That Hurts Jobs, Economy, Energy Supply

V4E Volunteer, Maj. Gen. Bill Hodgkins: "While most out-of-work people simply want the opportunity for a job, Washington seems to have turned a deaf ear to those pleas."

 

05.04.14

Fracking Insiders See No End To Boom

Despite official predictions that the U.S. energy boom will pop like a bubble in the next 20 years, people engaged in drilling for oil and gas - from the financiers to the frackers - see no end to boom times or low gas prices, industry insiders said in Chicago Friday.

 

05.04.14

Keystone Pipeline will boost U.S. oil, gas supply

By Florida Vets4Energy Chairmen, Gen. Bill Hodgkins (ret.) "What may be lost in the story is how approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline project would be a major boost to the U.S. economy, not only because of increased supply of oil, but also because of the tens of thousands of new jobs it will create."

 

04.24.14

On Keystone XL, put policy ahead of politics

Upon the latest exasperating delay of the Keystone XL pipeline project, our union - the Laborers' International Union of North America - suggested that the Obama administration grow a set of antlers or take a lesson from Popeye and eat some spinach.

 

04.23.14

What America is Thinking on Energy Issues - Poll: Large majorities support U.S. investments in oil and natural gas

Strong bipartisan majorities of registered voters support increased investment in energy infrastructure, according to a new poll API is unveiling as part of a recess campaign highlighting the voices of Americans.

 

04.14.14

Petition Signed by 218 Hoosier Veterans

Support for the Keystone XL Pipeline was shown by 218 Indiana veterans signing a petition asking the Administration to expeditiously approve the pipeline.

 

04.07.14

Vets4Energy Volunteers Visit Capitol Hill to Advocate for Keystone XL

The debate swirling around the proposed Keystone XL pipeline too often focuses only on environmental concerns. Even though every major study has found the pipeline to be environmentally safe, including a recent State Department report, all the attention distracts from other important concerns, such as how the pipeline would significantly improve America's national security.

 

04.05.14

Reducing Europe's dependence on Russian gas is possible - but it will take time, money and sustained political will.

When Vladimir Putin was bribing Viktor Yanukovych, then the president of Ukraine, to turn down a trade deal with the European Union last year, one of the sweeteners was cheap gas.

 

04.04.14

National Press Conference - Washington D.C.

Rear Admiral Loren was asked to join a press conference hosted by U.S. Senator John Hoeven (North Dakota) to highlight the broad support for the Keystone XL pipeline.