• Blog
    June 22, 2020

    Supreme Court Clears Way for Progress on Natural Gas Infrastructure

    Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued an important ruling that removed a major hurdle to construct the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, dealing a fatal blow to a wide-reaching argument that opponents have tried to make to block badly needed infrastructure along the East Coast. In United States
  • Blog
    May 19, 2020

    Greenhouse Gas Emissions in a Pre-COVID-19 World

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks covering the years 1990 to 2018. Among other things it shows that carbon dioxide emissions from fuel combustion in 2018 were 12.3% lower than in 2005, a record that compares very
  • Blog
    May 6, 2020

    New York Gets Its Day to Defend Its “Good Neighbor” Play

    In 2018, New York State commenced an effort to shut down hundreds of energy facilities across the country. I first wrote about New York’s less than neighborly efforts shortly after the Cuomo Administration asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to shut down or directly impose sweeping
  • Blog
    April 27, 2020

    Latest Edition of International Energy Security Risk Index Shows U.S. On Top

    The latest edition of the Global Energy Institute’s International Index of Energy Security Risk shows the United States as the top ranked nation in the world, based on 2018 data (the most recent available). In 2008, the United States was ranked 11th. This International Index, including the Foreword
  • Blog
    April 21, 2020

    Pain in the Oil Patch

    Thanks to American innovation, the United States has become the most dominant energy producer in the world. In 2018, our nation became the largest producer of oil in the world and now exports more than is imported for the first time in over 70 years. However, like many other industries, COVID-19 has
  • Blog
    April 20, 2020

    The Critical Work of the Power Sector During the Pandemic

    When the President announced the America Works Together hashtag last week to highlight Americans helping one another during the coronavirus pandemic, the frontline healthcare workers came to mind first. Their tireless, selfless sacrifice is central to our nation’s ability to combat and overcome the
  • Blog
    April 10, 2020

    Energy Innovation Being Put to Good Use

    We are justifiably proud of the innovation that takes place on a daily basis in the energy industry. Through the development of technology and engineering know-how, American energy companies have allowed our nation to become a global leader in energy production, while reducing emissions and