Time to repeal America’s crude petroleum export ban

Paul Driessen lays out the case for ending the ban on overseas shipment of crude petroleum, and in the process notes how shipping crude and refined petroleum overseas would be a boon to the U.S. economy and might also prod European nations to rethink their own policies towards energy production.

By |2014-04-09T14:17:56-04:00April 8th, 2014|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Time to repeal America’s crude petroleum export ban

Defusing the explosive conversation on fracking

The myths about hydraulic fracturing (fracking) are myriad and cynical -- spread by haters of fossil fuels and by those who want to see the United States crippled as a result of shutting down the bulk of the traditional energy sector in favor of heavily subsidized "renewables" and forcing a massive shrinkage of living standards for most Americans (but not the elites). The truth is that fracking has evolved into a virtually benign operation that relies heavily on brackish water that is processed and often reused.

By |2014-01-06T12:46:35-04:00December 31st, 2013|CFACT Insights|79 Comments

Eco-imperialism joins vulture environmentalism

Gina McCarthy, President Obama’s choice to replace Lisa Jackson at the Environmental Protection Agency, has been chastised for having lied to Congress, in claiming that EPA did not use “dangerous manmade climate change” to justify new 54.5 mpg standards for cars and light trucks. She’s also been implicated in the agency’s practice of using fake emails to hide questionable dealings and activities.

By |2013-10-17T09:32:15-04:00March 25th, 2013|CFACT Insights|1 Comment

The new robber barons

The new robber barons are not content with only taxes and debt. They are using other people's hard-earned money to finance wind, solar, biofuel and other schemes that reward crony capitalist campaign contributors.while locking up centuries of vital energy resources.

By |2012-12-22T14:58:02-04:00December 22nd, 2012|CFACT Insights|7 Comments

Back from the brink of extinction

I was delighted to actually see a herd of nearly extinct bison – right in the middle of the oil sands mining project in northern Alberta, which I visited a few weeks ago. Much of this oil is destined for the USA, to reduce imports from dictatorships, and more will come in the Keystone XL Pipeline, if President Obama ever approves it.

By |2012-12-20T16:04:09-04:00December 20th, 2012|CFACT Insights|3 Comments