From 2016 International Index of Energy Security Risk report: "... the big story is how the shale revolution has changed the US and global energy landscape for the better."
"Pro-energy policy is the best starting point for any plan to reduce poverty in America and turn our still-struggling economy around..."
Vets4Energy National Director and Congressman Rob Wittman (R-Virginia) spoke with the leaders of the three largest VFW halls in the Hampton Roads, VA region.
500,000 miles of pipelines crisscross the United States. That may seem like a lot of pipeline capacity, but we actually need more. A lot more - and not just pipelines, but energy infrastructure investment across the board, including storage, processing, rail and maritime development.
The Canadian company behind [Keystone XL Pipeline] is exploring the idea of constructing new pipelines in Mexico - where regulatory oversight and environmental opposition are less-cumbersome obstacles than in North America.
The American Petroleum Institute started the Veterans Energy Pipeline with help from Vets4Energy and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., in February and aims to steer veterans to jobs in the energy industry that match their military training.
Florida Vets4Energy: Nation's economic security, safety at risk due to drilling, oil exploration ban
Vets4Energy in Florida is spreading the word that the current ban on drilling and oil exploration off the Atlantic coast is making America vulnerable.
Vets4Energy and the Military Order of the Purple Heart partnered to bring recognition to the national Purple Heart Trail and to honor those veterans who were wounded in combat while fighting for our country.
James McCormick, a retired U.S. Army captain who lost comrades, suffered a traumatic brain injury in a roadside bomb blast and was shot three times in the Iraq War, and who now suffers from PTSD, told local civic leaders and residents Thursday that importing Middle Eastern oil is like funding terrorism.
"I thank all the Veterans and family members in attendance today for the sacrifices they have made to preserve the freedoms we hold dear - life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. I truly appreciate Vets4Energy Director Captain James McCormick, USA (ret) and all of you for what you are doing for our country."