Energy Independence

Alaskan Industry & Labor Leaders Write to President Obama

Alaska Dispatch News | September 2, 2015 Below is a letter written by Alaska industry and labor leaders to President Obama on the occasion of his visit this week: Dear Mr. President, On behalf of our organizations and the tens of thousands of jobs we […]

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn: Lift the Oil Export Ban

The Texas Tribune | Tuesday, September 1, 2015 This December marks 40 years since Congress passed the crude oil export ban - an antiquated law created in response to disruptions in global supply in the 1970s. Fortunately, the world looks very different, and our country's […]

The Economist: Nafta naphtha – A long-overdue easing of a protectionist export ban

The Economist | Saturday, August 22, 2015 | Editorial Board WHEN the economics textbooks of the future are written, America’s ban on crude-oil exports will be a fine example of the perverse effects of protectionism. Similarly, a decision by Barack Obama’s administration on August 14th […]

Heitkamp Statement on Successful Push to Loosen the U.S. Oil Exports Ban, Friday, August 14, 2015 Heitkamp and Murkowski Urged Commerce Dept to Authorize Oil Swaps With Mexico in February – Which the Administration Today Heeded – as Part of Her Broader Push to Lift the U.S. Oil Exports Ban BISMARCK, N.D. – U.S. Senator Heidi […]


A new IHS report, Unleashing the Supply Chain, finds that lifting the 40-year old crude oil export ban will have a dramatic positive impact across the US on supply chain jobs, income, and government revenue. IHS finds that lifting the export ban would support nearly 1 million additional […]

WSJ Editorial by John Deutch: Amplify the Oil Boom by Liberating U.S. Exports

The Wall Street Journal, Tuesday, August 11, 2015 by former Undersecretary of the Department of Energy John Deutch With U.S. oil production on a long-term uptick, the long-standing ban on direct exports of crude should be abolished. Bills in both houses of Congress propose to […]

NOIA Applauds Senate Passage of OPENS Act

For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 30, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi today issued the following statement on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s passage of the OPENS Act, which will open new areas of the […]

Brady Como: Remove the Ban on Oil Exports

Lake Charles American-Press, Sunday June 28, 2015 Ask most people to name the world’s largest oil producer, and chances are they’ll say Saudi Arabia. Some may guess Russia. Almost everyone would be surprised by the true answer: the United States. Thanks to technological innovations that have […]

NOIA Outlook on Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 235

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, NOIA Outlook on Central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 235 Washington, D.C. – National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi issued the following statement in advance of tomorrow’s  Gulf of Mexico offshore oil and […]

Major financing deal puts R.I. project on track to be nation’s first offshore wind farm

Elizabeth Harball, E&E reporter It is now all but certain that a 30-megawatt pilot project in Rhode Island state waters will be America's first offshore wind farm. Deepwater Wind, the Providence, R.I.-based developer behind the Block Island project, announced this week that it had closed […]
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