What do Future Cities Look Like?

... those ideas are actually intrinsically linked to oil and natural gas. "Renewables today depend increasingly on natural gas for backup when the sun isn't shining and the wind isn't blowing... So without natural gas or other forms of fossil energy, there would be little, if any, solar or wind energy anywhere."



New Report: U.S. Energy Security Continues to Improve

The 2017 edition of Global Energy Institute's Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk finds that U.S. energy security is continuing to rapidly improve to one of the best scores in decades, after hitting bottom just five years ago.



America Matters Interviews Capt. McCormick Sept. 27, 2017

Capt. McCormick begins a monthly appearance on "America Matters" radio (Nevada), talking about all things energy security.



Energy innovation critical to national security, too

With looming threats like a nuclear North Korea, national security is top of mind for many Americans. What some may not realize is that investing in advanced energy technologies is a critical component of our nation's security, and Congress will be making major decisions on these investment levels later this year.



The Energy in Science Fiction

I have been following the coverage of the devastation wrought by the hurricanes in Texas and Florida and the food, potable water and gasoline shortages which stretch far beyond the areas impacted by the storms. It triggered a couple of memories.



Mexico reforms may make US offshore industries look south

Mexico's continuing energy reforms could make US offshore oil and gas producers consider leasing there if more of the US Outer Continental Shelf is not opened for exploration and development.



Let's Talk Clean Energy

Not everyone thinks natural gas and oil fit in the clean energy conversation. But the fact is that industry is a clean energy leader, and we lay out the proofs below.



Natural gas boom has reduced greenhouse gas emissions, led to cleaner air

There is a direct connection between carbon reductions and America's energy renaissance. Carbon emissions from power generation have plunged to nearly 30-year lows, and more than 60 percent of the decrease has come from the increased use of clean natural gas.



Vets4Energy at SGAUS Annual Conference

Capt. James McCormick presented at the State Guard Association of the United States conference in Myrtle Beach, SC, with 1,000 attendees from 17 states.



EIA Gazes into its Crystal Globe

The Energy Information Administration's (EIA) latest International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO) is hot off the presses. It provides a look at global trends in energy supply and demand from 2012 out to 2050.