Instead of protecting our oil security by protecting oil industry freedom and backing it up with an ample reserve, President Biden has doubly damaged it by first attacking the oil industry’s freedom, then dangerously depleting our reserve for political purposes.
Energy Talking Points on a Carbon Tax
A carbon tax would raise energy prices, make every American industry less competitive, and offshore our CO2 emissions to the countries that outcompete us.
Anti-fossil-fuel politicians, like Rep. Cori Bush, tried to discredit Alex Epstein’s Congressional testimony on energy security using 100% false personal attacks. They failed, and all such future attempts will fail.
The Case Against America’s Green Energy Policies
Compelling evidence of a better way to manage climate change.
President Biden Threatens Oil Companies with a Windfall Profits Tax—Again
Increasing taxes on oil company profits will just discourage investment in new production and raise prices higher, hurting American consumers even more.
How Green Energy Will Become No Energy
America’s reckless green energy policies evaluated.
1970s Oil Shortages Not Caused By Oil Companies
The oil shortage was “manufactured” by the government, through price controls, not by the oil companies and their perfectly natural and praiseworthy desire to earn profits.
Biden Is Grasping at Straws to Counter OPEC Plus Oil Production Cuts
Biden is continuing with his anti-oil and gas policies that he began on his first day in office.
California Gasoline Prices Skyrocket Due to Gavin Newsom’s Policies
Gasoline prices in California are at record highs and more than $2.50 a gallon higher than the national average.
OPEC Plus Oil Production Cuts Larger than Expected
The Biden administration is worried that OPEC+’s action will be a detriment to Democrats during the mid-term election and is likely to counter with more SPR releases, putting the United States in severe jeopardy of a national emergency with the Strategic Petroleum Reserve so decimated.
California Does Not Have Enough Power to Deal with Its Heat Wave, How Will It Meet Its New Rules for Electric Vehicles?
California is having trouble keeping the lights on during the upcoming heat wave. So, it is unclear how the state intends to find reliable electricity to fuel the massive numbers of electric vehicles being forced on California’s new vehicle sales.
When Will Biden Administration Realize That Net Zero Does Not Work?
The fact that Western Europe decided to rely on solar and wind power and Russia to supply natural gas, rather than producing their own is causing severe economic pain that is expected to last several winters.
Energy and Labor Day
For much of human history, the ability to do work was limited by human and animal muscle.
Climate and Tax Bill: Biden Will Continue to Use Regulation to Meet His Climate Goals
The Inflation Reduction Act is now the climate and tax bill because politicians no longer can claim that it reduces inflation.
Energy Hypocrisy as Rich Countries Denying the Poor the Power to Develop
While the wealthy G7 countries admonish the world’s poor to use only renewables because of climate concerns, Europe and the United States are begging Arab nations to expand oil production.
Boom in U.S. Oil Production Since 2008 Saved American Motorists Over $2 Trillion
It’s great to see the White House recognize that increased oil production leads to lower prices. Their math, shows that increased domestic oil production has saved $2 trillion since 2008 and currently about $2 a gallon at the pump.
Manchin and Schumer’s “Inflation Reduction Act of 2022” Green New Deal & Climate Sections
Senator Joe Manchin, in a 180-degree about-face, agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better bill that will increase corporate taxes; provide tax credits, grants and incentives to politically correct “clean” energy technologies such as wind, solar and electric vehicles; and seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, among other Green New Deal and climate initiatives.
Biden Opposes Oil & Gas Pipeline Projects in the United States, But Not Elsewhere
The demands that Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is placing on pipeline developers is significant and with no timeline, the uncertainty created is delaying new projects that are needed for both export and domestic purposes at a time when the administration is using every tool in its “whole of government” approach to make domestic energy harder to finance, produce, transport and consume.
End the Gasoline Crisis: Try Motivation by Love, Not Fear
After thwarting the oil industry by banning pipelines and new oil and gas leases after his inauguration, Biden’s recent proposals are watered-down varieties of the failed policies that created the multiple gas crises that rocked the nation in the 1970s.
Biden Sells Oil to China from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve
It is not enough that China is buying Russian oil at a discount due to western sanctions put on Russia because of its invasion of Ukraine, but now President Biden’s Department of Energy is selling China oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).
The Global Energy Crisis: How to Avert a Human Catastrophe
Contrary to the dominant narrative, abandoning fossil fuels would turn the global energy crisis into a true human catastrophe.
Will Any New Refineries Be Built in the United States?
Chevron CEO Mike Wirth does not expect another oil refinery to be built in the United States ever again, due to federal government policies.
Rethinking Uranium Imports Amid Price Increases
Despite the United States having vast uranium resources, more than 90 percent of the uranium used in the United States is imported. Further, the United States no longer has an operating enrichment plant. As a result, the U.S. relies on Russia and its allies Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan for almost 50 percent of its enriched uranium needs.
Biden’s Energy Contradictions Continue
Biden’s attempt to double renewable capacity on federal lands may fail due to his over-zealous actions to stop new oil and gas development.