• Pipelines

    Many areas in the U.S. miss out on the full benefits of our energy revolution due to difficulties transporting our resources to where they are needed. Delayed or blocked oil and gas pipelines have negative implications on energy costs and accessibility, and can have lasting impacts on various sectors of the economy reliant on these vital resources. . Pipelines that aren’t built translate to higher energy prices, as residents in the Northeast have discovered firsthand during frigid winters.

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  • 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 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
  • Testimony
    February 25, 2019

    Amicus Brief in Support of U.S. Forest Service - Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

    Amici curiae trade associations and their thousands of members (collectively, “Amici”) representing American energy production and transportation, electric power generation, manufacturing, businesses, and workers, support rehearing en banc. As the rehearing petitions and other amicus explain, the
  • Blog
    February 1, 2019

    U.S. Energy Security Continues to Strengthen, but New England Misses the Boat

    Current events in the energy world – both reinforce our nation’s security and our stance as a global energy leader while underlining the dire need for additional energy infrastructure in the Northeast. The Global Energy Institute released its 2018 Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk , which revealed
  • Reports
    December 18, 2018

    Infrastructure Lost: Why America Cannot Afford to Keep It In the Ground

    In recent years, anti-energy groups have rallied around a singular theme: “Keep it in the Ground.” Environmental activists argue that many of our most reliable energy sources – coal, natural gas, and oil – should not be accessed at all, and instead be left deep underground. In support of this agenda, they are actively fighting against as many energy infrastructure and development projects as they can – pipelines and transportation networks, power plants and transmission lines, export facilities, and much more.

  • Blog
    December 11, 2018

    New Infographic Illustrates the Unnecessary Complexity of Pipeline Permitting

    By Matt Koch and Dan Byers Pop quiz: which President issued the following clarion call for action on permitting reform? "I will urge Congress to...cut through the red tape, the delays, and the endless roadblocks to completing key energy projects. We will protect our environment. But when this nation