• Blog
    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
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    December 12, 2017

    Finally Whole, FERC Gets to Work on American Infrastructure

    For the first time in two long years, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has reached its full, five-member complement following the swearing in of the new FERC Chairman Kevin McIntyre this month. Former Chairman Norman Bay resigned from his post in late January when President Trump
  • Blog
    November 29, 2017

    Keystone XL Update

    Although the Keystone XL pipeline has been out of the public eye for a number of months, TransCanada has been working in Nebraska to obtain state approval of the pipeline following the federal government’s decision to endorse the project. As you will recall, Keystone XL was first proposed in 2008
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    November 28, 2017

    International Energy Agency Releases its World Energy Outlook

    Back in September we summarized the results of the Energy Information Administration’s International Energy Outlook ( IEO ) for 2017, its global forecast of energy supply and demand. Earlier this month, the International Energy Agency (IEA) issued its latest global forecast, the World Energy Outlook
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    November 17, 2017

    Partnering to Find New Opportunities for U.S. Natural Gas

    This morning, the Global Energy Institute hosted the U.S. Trade Development Authority (USTDA), LNG Allies and others at U.S. Chamber Headquarters for the launch of the U.S. Gas Infrastructure Exports Initiative. The goal of the initiative is to connect American companies to new export opportunities
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    November 15, 2017

    Four Things to Know about ANWR

    As the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee prepares to consider new legislation that would open a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to energy development, long-time players in the debate over Alaskan energy production are explaining why now is the time to unlock
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    November 14, 2017

    The Bonn Business Dialogue

    Folks familiar with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) often observe that while there's an awful lot of talking among the Parties and observer groups, there's not much discussion. Business is invited to make statements before the assembled delegations, which it is happy to do
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    November 13, 2017

    Halftime at COP23

    Half way through the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP-23, here's where we think things stand with some of the issues we've been covering . With a much smaller delegation than usual, the U.S. is participating fully in the discussions. Other countries want the U.S. to stay in the