Alaska

1. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline can transport up to 2.1 million barrels of crude oil per day, more than any other pipeline in the United States.

2. The oil and natural gas industry adds $6.6 billion to the state economy, representing 16.9% of the state’s wealth.

3. Based on the U.S governments 2011 estimate of 23.6 billion barrels of oil in place in Alaska’s Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, there is enough oil to provide each one of the 32,056,895 licensed drivers in the west coast states with over 13,987 gallons of gasoline.

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Whatley: North Carolina is Proposing ‘A Sensible Regulatory Regime’

Whatley: North Carolina is Proposing ‘A Sensible Regulatory Regime’

In remarks to the North Carolina Mining and Energy Commission, CEA Vice President Michael Whatley commended state officials and regulators on developing proposed oil and gas regulations that will provide “a sensible regulatory regime to oversee production of its energy resources.”Continue Reading

Candidates who engage voters on energy issues will win in November

Consumer Energy Alliance President David Holt explains in an op-ed penned in the Midland Reporter-Telegram how candidates who engage voters on energy issues will win in November. Polling conducted for Consumer Energy Alliance this spring in key U.S. Senate races found that energy issues, including the Keystone XL Pipeline, are very important in terms of howContinue Reading

Keystone XL’s southern leg pumped billions into Texas and Oklahoma, so what’s Obama waiting for on the northern link?

Keystone XL’s southern leg pumped billions into Texas and Oklahoma, so what’s Obama waiting for on the northern link?

Citing a study backed by the Consumer Energy Alliance, the Washington Examiner reports on the numerous economic benefits the Keystone XL’s southern leg has pumped into Texas and Oklahoma. President Obama has delayed making a decision on whether to approve construction of the northern leg of the proposed Keystone XLpipeline for nearly six years. Meanwhile, the recentlyContinue Reading