Ban North Face. Wait, Strike that. Reverse It.

Sometimes it feels impossible not to get frustrated during this pandemic.  If you work in the American oil and gas industry and went from a president who is an energy hero to one that’s an energy zero, those times are increasing in frequency.  According to the 5th annual Global Energy Talent Index (GETI) report, 78 percent of […]

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Biden Promises No New Pipelines

“Every federal infrastructure investment should reduce climate pollution, and require any federal permitting decision to consider the effects of greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.” — BIDEN/HARRIS CLIMATE PLAN The statements above are an indication that Biden would make it difficult for developers to obtain federal permits to build fossil fuel infrastructure such as pipelines, […]

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“Scranton Joe” Would Cripple Pennsylvania Via Fracking Ban

Both Biden and Harris have stated that they would ban fracking. Biden indicated that he would ban new hydraulic fracturing in his debate with Bernie Sanders in March 2020, although he would not admit to that declaration when campaigning in Pennsylvania this year. Also, in September 2019 during a CNN town hall event, Kamala Harris said “There is […]

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AEA President Cheers Trump Administration’s Approval of $40 Billion Alaska LNG Project

WASHINGTON DC (August 21, 2020) –  American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle today commended the Department of Energy and President Trump for the approval of the long-sought Alaska LNG project, which would make Alaska a player in world energy markets, create tens of thousands of good paying jobs and extend America’s ‘soft power’ into growing […]

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Biden Taps Anti-Gas Zealot For VP Spot

A U.S. Department of Energy study has found tremendous opportunities for the Appalachian Basin because of the shale gas revolution and the region’s abundant coal reserves. According to the report, a petrochemical hub and a next-generation manufacturing center could develop in Appalachia, a region including West Virginia and parts of Kentucky, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, because […]

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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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Does Justice Demand Fossil Fuel Divestment?

What is the fossil fuel divestment movement? The fossil fuel divestment movement is a social activism campaign seeking to malign the natural gas, oil, and coal industries and pressure investors to withdraw their capital from such enterprises. Like the phrase “climate change denial,” the phrase “fossil fuel divestment” is used to convey to an uncritical […]

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