U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Fuel for Thought Blog

Matthew Koch

Today, President Trump announced that his Administration granted the cross border permit needed for the Keystone XL pipeline.

Matthew Koch

Yesterday, on day five of the new Administration, President Trump took steps to fulfill a campaign promise to create jobs and expand the development and use of American energy.  With the stroke of a pen, the President signed Executive actions that set in motion the steps and process needed to exp

Matthew Koch

We’ve been very frustrated with the continued attempts by the Obama Administration on its way out of Washington to halt critical energy opportunities. That includes blatant political interference to delay a permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline that the U.S.

Matthew Koch

Increasingly, business and labor interests are aligned against the Obama Administration's war on energy development. 

Matthew Koch

Energy production, of all types, continues to grow in America. We are blessed with abundant resources and technology. Oil production has grown by 48% since 2008. As of 2011, we are the world’s top producer of natural gas, and have been the world’s top producer of petroleum since 2013.

Matthew Koch

After a year and a half of review, hearings, and public input sessions, a 1,168-mile pipeline proposed to move American crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois recently received approval from Iowa regulators (

Matthew Koch
Another week, another protest by anti-energy extremists who are trying to stop badly needed infrastructure.  Today’s excitement takes us to Albany, New York, where a coalition of anti-natural gas groups and other anti-fossil fuel groups are protesting the proposed 

Sadly, local communities and property owners continue to be used and lied-to about the impacts and safety of oil and gas pipelines.

Matthew Koch

Last week, the U.S. government announced that it will help provide $18 billion to finance a 500-mile pipeline needed to bring crude oil from the northwest to refineries in the south. 

Matthew Koch

Yesterday in Minnesota a federal court rejected efforts by environmentalists who are fighting against pipeline companies and the importation of Canadian light and heavy crude oil, including oil sands crude.

X

Subscribe to the Blog

Receive the Global Energy Institute's latest articles in your inbox.