Articles Tagged: Natural Gas

Commentary: Fossil Fuels are the Solution, Not the Problem

The George C. Marshall Institute has recently released a study on fossil fuels and the economic well-being, http://marshall.org/energy-policy/fossilfuel-energy-and-economic-wellbeing.   It describes why energy is an essential input to economic activity. Because fossil fuels are such a large part of the world’s energy supply, they play a dominant role in enabling people everywhere to enjoy a […]

Fossil Fuel Energy and Economic Wellbeing

The George C. Marshall Institute is pleased to announce the publication of a new study by Dr. Michael Canes, Fossil Fuel Energy and Economic Wellbeing. Executive Summary. Today, fossil fuels supply better than 86 percent of the marketed energy used worldwide. The proportions of oil, gas and coal vary by region but basically these three […]

Where Have All the Thinkers Gone?

In the years since World War II, the US was blessed with great foreign policy strategic thinkers like George Marshall, Henry Kissinger, Zbigniew Brezezinski  and James Baker among others.  A recent article in the Wall Street Journal by Kimberly Strassel—Meet Obama’s Kissingers—documented that unlike past presidents who staffed their National Security Councils(NSC) with foreign and […]

Alaska’s Historic Natural Gas Equity

When it comes to domestic energy, Alaska gets it. Alaska is a state rich in natural resources, and through sensible policy it has historically worked with industry to develop those assets in an efficient manner. Yet, keeping pace with shifting energy dynamics requires a tax structure that fosters investment, which voters will decide later this […]

3 myths on our natural gas boom

For all the coverage America’s energy boom has gotten, there are still a lot of common assumptions about the oil and natural gas business that are flat out wrong. We know the good news: Oil and gas production is rising so fast that U.S. dependence on imports will soon disappear. Growth in natural gas has […]

The Unintended Consequences of Going Green

The Ukraine crisis and the possible use of natural gas as a weapon against the Ukraine and Western Europe is an unintended consequence of EU excessive focus on emissions reduction and green energy.  By focusing on its green agenda to the exclusion of energy and economic security, European nations have made their current energy problem […]

Free Trade & Economic Self Interest Boost Diplomacy

It is unfortunate that the Ukrainian crisis has been the catalyst for renewed attention to the export of natural gas. In truth, the need for natural gas exports was already plainly obvious. The current limits beyond exports to free trade agreement countries are just another reflection of misguided energy policy. US LNG exports are being […]

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