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Over the last couple of years, we’ve taken some deep dives into the U.S.


By Matt Koch

We’ve been very frustrated with the continued attempts by the Obama Administration on its way out of Washington to halt critical energy opportunities. That includes blatant political interference to delay a permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline that the U.S.  Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corp) had already approved.


Stephen D. Eule

The Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical arm of Department of Energy, last week released its new Annual Energy Outlook 2017 (AEO2017). The AEO’s Reference Case represents EIA’s best prognostication (or educated guess—take your pick) of what energy markets—including supply, demand, imports, exports, fuel mix, prices etc.—will look like in the United States out to 2050.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce strongly supports H.R. 5, which includes the Regulatory Accountability Act, and may consider including votes on, or in relation to, H.R. 5 in our annual How They Voted scorecard.
The Chamber commends the House for acting on regulatory reform legislation so early in the 115th session, and for bringing H.R 5, which also includes important provisions related to small businesses, to the floor.
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to President Obama’s action withdrawing large sections of the outer continental shelf for oil and gas exploration, Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, issued the following statement:

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