Harming our Canadian Friends

The United States imported 0.79 million barrels of oil per day (mmb/d) from Venezuela in 2014, while creating policies that make it difficult to import oil from Canada. Oil imports from Venezuela peaked in 1997 at 1.4 mmb/d. U.S. heavy oil Continue reading Harming our Canadian Friends

China Outmaneuvers United States Again

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) recently entered into an agreement with the US Department of Energy (DOE) to collaborate on carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) for coal-fired power plants so as to reduce CO2 emissions. Power Magazine, a power industry Continue reading China Outmaneuvers United States Again

Fossil Fuels are Essential For Modern Living

Renewables are the rage, but they can’t exist without fossil fuels. In fact, not much of anything that exists as part of our modern lives can exist without fossil fuels. In short, renewables are worse than a myth, they are Continue reading Fossil Fuels are Essential For Modern Living

Mendenhall Glacier’s Retreat and Obama

President Obama made some remarkable statements about CO2 being the cause of global warming and the retreat of the Mendenhall Glacier on his visit to Alaska. In viewing the glaciers retreat, Mr. Obama said, “It sends a message about the Continue reading Mendenhall Glacier’s Retreat and Obama

Remarkable Air Quality Improvements

The administration’s promotion of its Clean Power Plan (CPP) relies heavily, in addition to an over emphasis on disasters supposedly attributable to CO2 emissions, on the possible health benefits of the plan. This is to be expected since the CPP Continue reading Remarkable Air Quality Improvements

Obama’s Escalating War on Fossil Fuels

The administration’s war on coal has been well documented. To a certain extent, it was thwarted by the remarkable advances in fracking and the extraordinary increase in natural gas production. The shift from coal-fired power generation to natural gas has Continue reading Obama’s Escalating War on Fossil Fuels