Articles Tagged: shale

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

Market Forces: The Best Driver of Energy Policy

On November 4, 2013, Institute CEO William O’Keefe appeared at a conference sponsored by the Conservation Leadership Council to discuss a framework for energy policy making. His remarks are available in the attached document.

America’s Unevenly Distributed Resurgence In Manufacturing Starts In The Shale Fields

Institute Director Mark Mills discusses the positive economic effects of the expanded production of domestic energy in Forbes.  Mills concludes: “The effects of the boom in the energy-intensive manufacturing ecosystem will inevitably ripple out, catalyzing more manufacturing both upstream and downstream.  New less energy-intensive manufacturing businesses will take advantage of the proximity to low-cost high-reliability supplies […]

Mills Testifies on North American Energy Exploitation

On October 29, Institute Director Mark Mills testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on The North American Energy Infrastructure Act. The testimony is available at  

American Technologists and Entrepreneurs Re-Set Russian Relations

Institute Director Mark Mills and Sir Tony Brenton, a Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge and formerly Britain’s Ambassador to Russia, consider U.S.-Russian relations and the role that exploitation of energy will have in a piece published by Real Clear Politics, The article follows: Unsurprisingly, oil prices are up in reaction to the Syrian mess. It’s worth keeping in […]

Time for the U.S. to Emulate Mexico

Institute Director Mark Mills considers recent changes in Mexico’s energy policy and suggests there are important lessons for the U.S. Mills argues that “and in a reversal of roles, Mexico is setting an example that the United States should follow: not just permitting, but encouraging, private investment in publicly controlled energy resources.”  See Time for […]

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