• 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
    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
  • Press Release
    March 29, 2019

    Statement on Presidential Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Christopher Guith, Acting President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute, today issued the following statement regarding President Trump's Presidential Permit on the Keystone XL pipeline: “We’re pleased to see action that will help clear the way for development
  • Blog
    March 15, 2019

    Innovation and Tech at Forefront of CERAWeek 2019

    As we look back on CERAWeek 2019, it is once again apparent just how much the energy sector has become a high tech industry. The theme of this year’s conference, attended by Global Energy Institute president and CEO Karen Harbert, was “Silicon Valley Meets the Oil Patch.” Indeed, a glance at the
  • Blog
    March 14, 2019

    Lagging Infrastructure = Higher Electricity Prices

    It’s time once again for one of our most interesting annual features – our state-by-state comparison of electricity prices. Similar to past years, we base our electricity rate map upon the most recent calendar year price data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The