10 years ago, gasoline prices were at an all time high, America's dependence on foreign oil was growing, our energy future and security were at risk. America was running out of options. We tackled the issue head on. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and leaders in American business came together to form the Global Energy Institute.
In 2016, two very different visions for U.S. energy policy were presented - one that would limit energy production, and one that would expand it. the U.S. Chamber's Institute for 21st Century Energy launched the Energy Accountability Series to take a closer look at these proposals. Now that we've reached 100 days of the Trump Administration, we're taking a look back and asking "what if" things had turned out differently.
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, with a particular focus on emerging economies.
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 critical resources in the region. One of the most adamant voices in the debate has been, naturally, Sen.