The bottom line: denying the Keystone permit application and over-regulating hydraulic fracturing drilling techniques in the U.S. would make our nation more reliant on imports of oil from sources less reliable than Canada. In the process, there would be no discernable benefit to the environment.
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice struck the right tone and added credibility to the debate about the Keystone XL pipeline during his trip to Washington, D.C., according to some who heard him speak Wednesday at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO) is hot off the presses. It provides a look at global trends in energy supply and demand from 2012 out to 2050.
With the normal caveats about the difficulty of predicting the future, let’s take a look at some of the IEO 2017’s highlights:
New Report Demonstrates the Value of Our Diverse Energy Mix
By Heath Knakmuhs
Imagine a place where your light switch doesn’t always work, your air conditioning isn’t always available, and you can’t always cook in your oven. And, to add insult to injury, you are paying more for your electricity than you do today.