Oil and Gas

The oil and gas industry is consistently one of the three most hated industries, yet its products make possible everything from plentiful food to life-saving plastics to unforgettable vacations.

Power Hour: Thomas Pyle on Gasland 2

// In this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with Thomas Pyle, President of the Institute for Energy Research, about Gasland 2, the new anti-fracking documentary by Josh Fox. Thomas has been debating Fox in the past few weeks (see his articles here and here, and Fox’s reply here). You can keep up with […]

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Why I Love Living in “Gasland”

Have you ever noticed that there are some activities in life that, when you do them, you never regret? Once in a while, I like making a list of these and making sure I incorporate more of them into my life–taking walks, going to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class, planning my days the evening before, spending time […]

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Power Hour: Eric Eisenhammer on Energy Activism

// For this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talked with Eric Eisenhammer, founder of the Coalition of Energy Users, about political activism, or how we can tranlate our ideas about energy into real improvements in the conditions under which the energy industry operates, which ultimately affect all energy users. You can read more about […]

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Power Hour: David Blackmon on “Oil Subsidies”

// In this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein talks with David Blackmon, Managing Director at FTI Consulting, about “oil subsidies” (and whether they’re really subsidies). Mr. Blackmon has a lot of experience in the oil and gas industry, and his perspective on policy issues affecting the industry are published in a regular column at […]

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Power Hour: “How Oil Improves the Planet” at Michigan State University

This episode of Power Hour is Alex Epstein’s recent talk at Michigan State University, on the subject of “How Oil Improves the Planet.” [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Power-Hour-53.mp3] Download Episode 53 – “How Oil Improves the Planet” at Michigan State University Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes

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Alex Epstein on the Frank Beckmann Show

On this episode of the Frank Beckmann Show, Alex Epstein talks about the subject of his upcoming talk at Michigan State University: How Oil Improves the Planet. Topics covered include: how oil improves the environment, how to talk to people about energy issues in a way that changes minds, and the difference between the fallacy […]

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Power Hour: CIP vs. Sierra Club at Stanford University

// On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein goes to Stanford University to debate Bruce Nilles, nolvadex onlinecanadian pharmacy Senior Campaign Director for the Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign. The subject of the debate is: “Should the government restrict fossil fuels?” [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Episode-48-CIP-vs-Sierra-Club-at-Stanford-University.mp3] Download Episode 48 – CIP vs. Sierra Club at Stanford University […]

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Alex Epstein on The Source with Ezra Levant: “Fossil Fuel Fight” (SunNews)

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Thought Emissions Threaten Intellectual Climate at Vassar

// On March 29, Alex Epstein’s talk, “Fossil Fuels Improve the Planet,” at Vassar College was interrupted by a student reading a prepared statement which denounced the consumption of fossil fuels as entailing, among other things, “intimidation.” The incident followed a week during which posters for the talk were ripped down, the home of the […]

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Power Hour: Energy Panel at Duke University

On this episode of Power Hour, Alex Epstein and CIP’s nuclear expert, Thomas Eiden, visit Duke University to participate on an energy panel. Alex and Thomas discuss oil, nuclear, and the future of energy. [audio: http://industrialprogress.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Episode-47-CIP-Energy-Panel-at-Duke-University.mp3] Download Episode 47 – Energy Panel at Duke University Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes

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