Articles Tagged: Energy Policy Trends

Ideology is a Poor Policy Compass

The US energy renaissance has taken place in spite of President Obama who has a deep hostility to fossil fuels. Private lands and private sector innovation and capital have been the drivers for the increase in oil and gas production. Someone who was not obsessed with environmental zealotry would have learned some important lessons over […]

What Would A GOP Senate Mean for Energy Policy? It All Depends

Both parties have to figure out how to advance their longer term agendas with a Congress controlled by Republicans. A lot depends on President Obama and whether he morphs into Bill Clinton after 1994 when he willingly worked with Newt Gingrich to pass legislation and benefit from a booming economy that occurred. President Obama may […]

OPEC: The Myth and the Reality

On June 4, the Marshall Institute released a new paper by Institute CEO William O’Keefe, formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the American Petroleum Institute, examining the role of OPEC in contemporary energy policy debates.  OPEC remains a highly influential symbol of the dangers of import dependence, but facts suggest its actual influence has […]

Analyzing Energy Policy Trends

President Nixon, in his 1974 State of the Union Address, declared: “Let this be our national goal: At the end of this decade … the United States will not be dependent on any other country for the energy we need …”[1] Since then, every US president, regardless of party, has echoed the need for energy […]

Presentation by Stephen Eule on Energy Policy

Presentation by Stephen Eule, Vice President for climate and technology at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, at the February 25th Institute event discussing energy policy.  More information on the event is available at

Presentation by William O’Keefe on Energy Policy

Presentation by Marshall Institute CEO William O’Keefe at the February 25th Institute event discussing energy policy.  More information on the event is available at

Embrace America’s energy renaissance

Institute CEO William O’Keefe published the following op-ed in the Richmond Times Dispatch –   During his most recent State of the Union address, President Obama had an opportunity to speak directly to the nation, to take a step away from partisan rhetoric that has informed poorly reasoned policy and step toward an embrace of […]

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