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
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
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
Life in America and around the world has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. As terms like “social distancing” and “flatten the curve” become part of our daily lives, researchers race to develop treatments and vaccines to fight the virus. In the meantime, doctors and nurses are on the front
The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) recently published World Energy Outlook 2019 (WEO2019) details how unconventional oil and natural gas production in the United States is reshaping world energy markets—something the readers of Global Energy Institute blog already know! Still, it’s nice to have
The Global Energy Institute is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its U.S. Index of Energy Security Risk. This momentous achievement aside, there is lots to celebrate when it comes to the current state of American energy security. For starters, the United States has achieved its fourth lowest risk
As the song goes, there’s no place like home for the holidays. For many Americans, that means traveling long distances. It means extra trips to grocery store and mall, keeping the cold at bay in our homes, and cranking up our ovens—all of which is made possible by energy. Indeed, our modern day
This week, Pennsylvania is in the spotlight, as energy industry leaders participate in the Shale Insight conference in downtown Pittsburgh. Little more than a decade ago, the thought of Pennsylvania as an energy powerhouse would have been met with derision. In 2008, the state was producing less than
“With competitive financing available for U.S. innovators, @DFCgov has provided confidence to the domestic #nuclear industry and private investors that they can compete abroad...the U.S. will again be able to ensure that civilian nuclear energy spreads in a responsible manner...” https://t.co/8P47z9A99J
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