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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Alaskan Energy Consumers to Feds: Open Up More Areas for Development

Alaskan Energy Consumers to Feds: Open Up More Areas for Development

In front a crowd of supporters holding up signs that read “OCS YES!”, energy consumers, producers, and business leaders from across Alaska came together to express their support for more Alaskan offshore energy production at a press conference hosted by Consumer Energy Alliance-Alaska on Monday, March 2, just prior to an Interior Department meeting inContinue Reading

WHATLEY: Nuclear a key player in clean energy mix

WHATLEY: Nuclear a key player in clean energy mix

Writing in New Jersey’s Asbury Park Press, Consumer Energy Alliance Executive Vice President Michael Whatley argues that nuclear energy is critical to a diverse electricity mix that helps keep costs low for consumers and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. However, unexpected nuclear plant closures caused in part by uncertain, costly regulations threaten America’s ability to maintain anContinue Reading

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

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