Hard to surpass the week on Capitol Hill – when it comes to sketching a pro-development approach to energy that could give major lift to the U.S. economy while helping make our country more energy secure.
On the House side, an Energy and Commerce subcommittee heard experts like Daniel Yergin describe North America’s energy resources (video here and here). Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska unveiled a blueprint for greater U.S. energy self-sufficiency by the year 2020. Both provided excellent data and arguments for greater domestic oil and natural gas production that will make our country stronger, more prosperous and more secure. Highlights:
Yergin, vice chairman of IHS CERA:
“The United States is in the midst of the ‘unconventional revolution in oil and gas’ that, it... more »