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Voters Speak Out on Energy Priorities.

New polling confirms that energy is important to American voters. Whether Republican, Democrat or Independent, majorities of voters support increased production of oil and natural gas...  

US Chamber report puts US in fourth place for energy security

From 2016 International Index of Energy Security Risk report: "... the big story is how the shale revolution has changed the US and global energy landscape for the better."  

Energy jobs key to addressing poverty, wage stagnation

"Pro-energy policy is the best starting point for any plan to reduce poverty in America and turn our still-struggling economy around..."  

Webinar: Oil and Gas Industry Jobs

The oil and gas industry, in particular, will be in need of highly qualified STEM graduates, as well as accountants, lawyers, communication professionals and all other types of professions.  

Energy infrastructure investments vital to economic growth

500,000 miles of pipelines crisscross the United States. That may seem like a lot of pipeline capacity, but we actually need more. A lot more - and not just pipelines, but energy infrastructure investment across the board, including storage, processing, rail and maritime development.  

Florida Vets4Energy: Nation's economic security, safety at risk due to drilling, oil exploration ban

Vets4Energy in Florida is spreading the word that the current ban on drilling and oil exploration off the Atlantic coast is making America vulnerable.  

Battle-wounded veteran campaigns for energy independence

James McCormick, a retired U.S. Army captain who lost comrades, suffered a traumatic brain injury in a roadside bomb blast and was shot three times in the Iraq War, and who now suffers from PTSD, told local civic leaders and residents Thursday that importing Middle Eastern oil is like funding terrorism.  

Norway offers new offshore drilling licenses in Barents Sea

"The potential is huge," Oil Minister Tord Lien said. "If the companies are successful in their exploration, Northern Norway will enter a new era."