Posts tagged with 'Oil'

The Nation’s First New Refinery Since 1976 Demonstrates that Industrial Progress is Flourishing in North Dakota

The men and women of the American oil industry are facilitating the greatest increase in the availability of life supporting fuel seen in decades. Their prodigious creation of oil—through advancements in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) technologies—has stabilized world crude prices, reducing the need for U.S. oil imports and increasing the availability of liquid fuels […]

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Fracking Ban Advocates Choose to Ignore Their Victims

Promoters of bans on oil and gas development through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) often depict their opponent as a “fracking company” from the “dirty energy industry.” Demonizing men and women of the oil and gas industry who produce the fuel powering life throughout the state is bad enough, however, there is another group of victims who […]

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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, Senior Campaign Director for the Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign. The subject of the debate is: “Should the government restrict fossil fuels?” Download Episode 48 – CIP vs. Sierra Club at Stanford University Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes

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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. Download Episode 47 – Energy Panel at Duke University Subscribe to Power Hour on iTunes

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Keystone: “You Can’t Build That”?

What if I told you that a transportation company had plans to expand into region where the majority of commuters were stranded? The project was entirely privately funded, the materials purchased, many of the contracts signed, and that the route plan and design was the most studied in history. Sound like a straightforward business decision? […]

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Keystone XL Video Series

Check out this special pre-rally video series covering the Keystone XL controversy. You can help us make a stand and educate fellow Americans on this vital issue right now. Learn how you can join and support the Light Brigade at the rally here.

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A Moral Manifesto for the Energy Industry

In my latest MasterResource article, “A Moral Defense of the Oil Industry,” I outline the principles that every freedom-loving energy companies needs to know to defend themselves effectively. The moral case against oil can be refuted and replaced by two concepts that marry energy knowledge and moral philosophy: Progressive energy: The ideal source of energy […]

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The source of energy and jobs

As the stream of oil flows so does American prosperity. 

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US Oil Production is at 15-Year Highs, But Who Built That?

As President Obama has made a point of this election season, during his term US oil production has increased from what was considered a terminal decline just a few short years ago. (See my  previous article on the subject.) At the second presidential debate Mr. Obama stated: “We have increased oil production to the highest […]

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