State Department releases Keystone XL final environmental impact statement

The State Department concluded in its final environmental assessment issued Friday that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would not significantly alter global greenhouse gas emissions...



Admiral Loren Shares Vets4Energy Message with Arkansas Veterans

Rear Admiral Don Loren, USN (Ret), advisor to Vets4Energy, was invited speak to the Arkansas Veterans Coalition meeting on January 23 and 24. Admiral Loren discussed the multiple links between energy policies and our national security - and his message was overwhelmingly well received.



Oil and natural gas import reliance... projected to change rapidly

The 2014 Annual Energy Outlook projects declines in U.S. oil and natural gas imports as a result of increasing domestic production from tight oil and shale plays.



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.