Abusing the Process for Politics

At the end of June, the Pennsylvania Attorney General announced with great fanfare the result of a statewide grand jury report on the oil and gas industry in the state.  Attorney General Josh Shapiro presented the report as some sort of courageous truth-seeking endeavor.  But in reality, the report is the culmination of a two-year, […]

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On American Energy Dominance, the Numbers Speak for Themselves

From the Permian Basin on July 29, President Trump proudly recounted his best energy decisions and the achievements of industry that have followed. His highlights included: Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement Cancellation of the Clean Power Plan Approval of Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines Opening up of ANWR Ending the moratorium on coal leasing […]

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Joe Biden Would Cripple Energy Producing Swing States

Presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden’s oil and gas policies will kill jobs in energy-producing states and voters need to be aware—especially those reliant on those jobs and revenues. Biden has been outspoken in his opposition to the country’s role as the world’s top producer of oil and gas, endorsing a ban on new hydraulic […]

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EPA’s Proposed Air Rules Removing Expensive, Regulatory Duplication A ‘Smart Move’

WASHINGTON DC (August 29, 2019) – Today, Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed update to air regulations for the domestic oil and gas industry: “This proposal is a smart move and directly in line with President Trump’s approach to America’s […]

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Denver CBS 4 explains Colorado’s Proposition 112

With a little more than a week to the midterm elections, the American Energy Alliance would like to take one more opportunity to remind our audience about an important ballot initiative in the state of Colorado: Proposition 112. If passed, 112 would require a 2,500-foot barrier between new oil and gas drilling projects and any […]

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Fracking’s Overlooked Local Benefits

The economy-wide, macro-scale benefits of hydraulic fracturing have been well-documented and are indeed palpable in our everyday experiences in the form of noticeably more affordable energy. With the influx of shale oil on the market, for example, we’re seeing lower gasoline prices this summer than we have in over a decade. The national average is […]

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WaPo Editors Offer Cuomo a Dose of Reality on NY Fracking Ban

When you’re an environmentalist and you’ve lost The Washington Post editorial board, it might be time for soul searching. Last week, the same editors who support EPA’s carbon dioxide rules and routinely call for a carbon tax came out against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to ban hydraulic fracturing in the Empire State, dubbing […]

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It’s not what it looks like

America’s oil shale revolution has occurred in spite of President Obama’s attempts to block the widespread use of traditional, affordable energy resources. The President’s war on coal is threatening to shut down enough electrical generating capacity to power 44.7 million homes. One of the last lines of defense for Obama’s six-year blockade of the Keystone […]

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