Tag Archives: energy

Fewer Jobs, Less Energy Security from Keystone XL Delay

An interesting article by Sean Hackbarth, published on the FreeEnterprise.com web site. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-SD), a supporter of the Keystone XL pipeline, told USA Today, “[President Obama is] having a very difficult time to find a real, factual, legal reason to deny the permit.” Indeed, the State Department’s analysis concluded that the pipeline would create thousands of jobs while having… Read More »

U.S. Is Overtaking Russia as Largest Oil-and-Gas Producer

An interesting article by Russell Gold and Daniel Gilbert was first published in the The Wall Street Journal and reprinted on the Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce web site. The U.S. is overtaking Russia as the world’s largest producer of oil and natural gas, a startling shift that is reshaping markets and eroding the clout of… Read More »