• Oil and Natural Gas

    Sustaining our revolution in oil and gas production should be a national priority, starting with a policy environment that welcomes investment, risk-taking, and job creation. It is important for our infrastructure to keep pace with this opportunity.

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  • Blog
    January 30, 2020

    World Energy Outlook 2019: IEA Peers into Its Crystal Ball

    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
  • Press Release
    December 19, 2019

    New Chamber Analysis Quantifies Economic Risks of Proposed Fracking Ban

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Over the past decade, the shale revolution in America has transformed our economy and reduced our emissions. Now, a new study from the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute quantifies just how much America stands to lose if some candidates succeed in ending it. The study comes as
  • Reports
    December 18, 2019

    What if... Hydraulic Fracturing was Banned? (2020 Edition)

    This paper is the first in series of updated reports that were originally produced by the Global Energy Institute in 2016, each taking a substantive look at what might have happened in the past – or could happen in the future – if certain energy-related comments and policy prescriptions put forth by prominent politicians and their supporters were actually adopted. We call this the “Energy Accountability Series 2020.”

  • Reports
    December 4, 2019

    The Economic Benefits of Hydraulic Fracturing to New Mexico - and the Consequences of a Potential Ban

    New Mexico is one of the great success stories of America’s energy revolution. A state hard hit by the Great Recession, historic levels of oil and natural gas production – made possible by advancements and improvements in hydraulic fracturing technology – have resulted in new job creation, economic growth, and increases in personal income that are leading the nation.

  • Blog
    April 23, 2019

    The Dramatic Unreality of the Green New Deal

    Virtually unheard of just 3 months ago, the Green New Deal (GND) has burst into the national debate faster and more furiously than any issue in recent memory. As controversial as the ideas in the GND are, advocates on both sides seem to agree that the proposal would entail a radical and
  • Blog
    April 22, 2019

    An Earth Day Look at the “Greatest Story Seldom Told”

    Earlier this month, the Chamber’s Global Energy Institute rolled out our “American Energy: Cleaner, Stronger” agenda. GEI Acting President Christopher Guith summarized the effort thusly: “The U.S. energy industry has been among the most innovative sectors of the economy, and will continue to make
  • Blog
    April 18, 2019

    With LNG Approvals, FERC Drives Sensible Climate Solution

    As more and more liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities come online across America, we would be remiss not to give due credit to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). After all, it’s FERC that puts the careful work into reviewing, analyzing and ultimately approving these projects, which
  • Letters
    April 17, 2019

    U.S. Chamber Comments to EPA on MATS Reconsideration Proposal

    Dear Administrator Wheeler: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (“the Chamber”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) proposed reconsideration of its response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency. The