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Heath Knakmuhs

Bell bottoms, vinyl records, and black and white televisions were all common back in the 1970s.  While there was nothing wrong with these commonplace items back then, they each are viewed as a bit out of step with today’s styles and modern technologies. 

The same disconnect can occur with 40-year-old energy policy.  Except instead of making your legs look funny, sounding scratchy to your ears, or depriving you of today’s high-definition television experience, the outdated design of a specific energy policy is costing you cold, hard cash.

Matthew Koch

Some good news on the Keystone XL pipeline front: TransCanada has announced that it is moving forward toward construction of the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline.

As you may recall, in November Nebraska regulators approved a pipeline route for KXL through their state.  However, the route that was approved differed from TransCanada’s preferred route for KXL, complicating the future of the project. 

Matthew Koch

What a difference a year makes.

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement in response to the Department of Interior’s Draft 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program:

Stephen Eule

In late December, the White House released its new National Security Strategy that describes U.S. interests and how the Trump Administration plans to advance them in the coming years. The administration sees energy as playing a big role.

The Strategy is organized around four pillars: 

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