01.24.17

Trump fulfills campaign promise, signs order to advance Keystone XL Pipeline

President Donald J. Trump today signed a presidential memorandum to advance the long-delayed construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, a roughly 1,100-mile crude oil pipeline that would connect oil production in Alberta, Canada to refiners in the U.S.

 

01.20.17

An America First Energy Plan

WhiteHouse.gov site posts "An America First Energy Plan" on website shortly after President Trump's taking office (on inauguration day).

 

01.18.17

Without More Pipelines, Scary Economic Scenarios Become Real

Energy costs are "affordable" up until a certain point. That tipping point, experts agree, is when costs exceed 6 percent of a household's income.

 

01.17.17

WV US Senators get Vets4Energy Coin

Capt. James McCormick, USA (ret.) presents the Vets4Energy Coin of Excellence to US Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) on January 7, 2017 and US Senator Shelly Moore (R-WV) on January 17, 2017.

 

01.16.17

Coal lost hold as dominant energy source in 2016

Nuclear power accounted for the third largest share of electricity generation in 2016, at 20 percent. Renewables, like wind and solar power, accounted for only 8 percent, although they were the fastest growing energy sources.

 

01.13.17

Embrace and Harness the U.S. Energy Renaissance

[A] sea-change is needed in the way Washington approaches American oil and natural gas abundance. It's critically important for consumers, the U.S. economy and our country's security.

 

01.08.17

U.S. energy dependence aids nation's security

As a veteran, I am proud of my years in service to our nation. During my 10 years as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, I observed some unsettling events... Most troubling as a vet, however, is the continued U.S. reliance on petroleum from Middle Eastern nations, which indirectly supports terrorist institutions (by Vets4Energy Chairman Nic Porta)

 

01.06.17

U.S. gasoline prices in 2016 were the lowest since 2004

U.S. regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.14 per gallon (gal) in 2016, 29 cents/gal (12%) less than in 2015 and the lowest annual average price since 2004. Lower crude oil prices in 2015 were the main cause of lower gasoline prices.

 

01.05.17

EIA: US to become net energy exporter in outlook to 2050

According to the US Energy Information Administration's Annual Energy Outlook 2017, the US will become a net energy exporter in most cases as petroleum liquid imports fall and natural gas exports rise.

 

01.05.17

Infrastructure crisis is a golden opportunity

As veterans, we know that some of our brothers and sisters in uniform struggle to find purpose or a new career after their separation from the military. The fact is that veterans have the skills and background necessary to do these jobs... We can hit both proverbial birds with this infrastructure improvement stone.