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    February 13, 2018

    EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2018—The Ups & Downs

    This week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its latest annual forecast of U.S. energy, the Annual Energy Outlook 201 8 (AEO2018). This year’s edition goes out to 2050 and provides a look at where the agency thinks production, consumption, imports, and exports of all major
  • Blog
    January 19, 2018

    Keystone XL Moving Forward

    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
  • Blog
    January 5, 2018

    The Dakota Access Pipeline One-Year Later

    What a difference a year makes. Last January, the Obama Administration took one final shot just before Inauguration Day to try to stop the Dakota Access (DAPL) pipeline project by issuing notice that the project would require another environmental evaluation. This after almost three years of review
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    January 2, 2018

    Energy a Key Part of New National Security Strategy

    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: Protecting the
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    December 20, 2017

    ANWR Leasing Highlights Energy Tracker Updates for December 2017

    It seems like we say this every year, but 2017 has been a whirlwind of a year for major energy news. From today’s congressional passage of tax reform legislation authorizing leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to the flurry of Trump Administration executive actions upon taking
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    December 19, 2017

    Getting it Right the Second Time

    Back in June 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency issued its proposed regulations to address greenhouse gas emissions from electric generating units, or EGUs. A little over a year later, this proposal was finalized as the so-called Clean Power Plan (CPP). A flawed process from the beginning led
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    December 13, 2017

    NAFTA and North American Energy

    Today Global Energy Institute President and CEO Karen Harbert testified before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy on the impact of NAFTA on North American energy. North American energy trade is a crucial and growing component of the U.S. economy thanks in part