Policy Advice for President Joe Biden in Response to Putin’s Aggression in Ukraine

It’s time for grown-ups to start handling energy policy in your administration. The American Energy Alliance, the country’s premier pro-consumer, pro-taxpayer, and free-market energy organization, has a direct message for President Joe Biden as we await his comments on the blatant act of military aggression against Ukraine by Russian President Vladimir Putin. AEA President Thomas […]

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Ukrainian Conflict Reveals Europe’s Green New Deal Follies

Futures of Brent oil were up more than 4 percent at $97.70 per barrel early this week and West Texas Intermediate oil also increased nearly 4 percent to $94.67 per barrel, after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops into the Donetsk and Luhansk separatist regions of Ukraine, indicating Russia would recognize their independence. In response to Putin’s […]

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Biden Abandons Israeli Pipeline In Favor Of Russian Gas Via Ukraine

President Biden is withdrawing U.S. support for the EastMed pipeline that would bring natural gas from Israel to the European continent. Europe is currently in an energy crisis with record prices for natural gas and electricity, potential rolling blackouts, low supplies of natural gas, millions of citizens in energy poverty and increasing coal consumption, which […]

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Freedom Molecules To Save Europe From Itself

The United States became the largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in December 2021, edging out Qatar and Australia, as projects ramped up production and deliveries surged to Europe to help alleviate the energy crisis there. Output from U.S. LNG facilities edged above Qatar in December due mainly to an increase in exports from […]

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The Unregulated Podcast #52: Clueless or Lying?

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna discuss OPEC+, JP Morgan’s energy paper, Europe’s energy crunch, China, and much, much more. Links: Vladimir Putin doesn’t let a crisis go to waste, and enjoys every chance to troll the European Commission Column: Asia’s energy crunch boosts coal and LNG, but threatens […]

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Europe’s “Green Energy” Dream has Become a Nightmare

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s “Today in Energy” chart on November 18 illustrates a huge problem with Europe’s aggressive renewable energy subsidies and mandates — European electricity prices have risen at an astonishing rate, compared to American prices: EIA attributes much of the problem to Europe’s regulatory policies, noting, “In 2013, average residential electricity rates […]

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