John Hofmeister went on CNBC on Thursday to talk about the current and future price of oil, and he gave viewers more to think about when he elevated the discussion to include the need for alternatives to meet the world’s growing appetite for transportation fuel.
Natural gas normally gets a great deal of attention as a feedstock for power generation: As the U.S. makes the gradual transition from coal, natural gas has taken center stage in the spotlight because it burns more cleanly than coal. Read more
Many Americans think of the shale revolution as all about oil. Those thousands of wells bring up plenty of oil, after all. But they also bring up a treasure trove of natural gas, Fuel Freedom Foundation co-founder and chairman Yossie Hollander told Atlanta radio station WCFO recently.
Fuel Freedom Foundation policy manager Gal Sitty discussed shale gas and how it could reduce transportation costs and emissions as part of the Hudson Institute’s symposium “America’s Future Natural Gas Economy: Promoting the Next Energy Breakthrough” in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.
And boy, are there a lot of fools.
Americans love choice. Whether it’s deciding what kind of car we drive, what type of food we eat for dinner, or which smartphone we use, there’s an abundance of choices. In fact, our country was even built on the premise of being able to choose what religion you practiced.
Almost a decade ago, oil magnate T. Boone Pickens set forth the “Pickens Plan,” which was supposed to end our reliance on imported oil. At the time, it wasn’t a bad idea. We were importing more than half our oil and were at the mercy of OPEC. Read more
Ever since oil prices, and with them gasoline prices, began plummeting last fall, the trend has been portrayed in varying forms as a “gift” or an “early holiday present” or a “tax rebate” for consumers, who are expected to give thanks for this free stuff.
Our Mission: Fuel Freedom Foundation is working to reduce the cost of driving your existing car or truck by opening the market to cheaper fuel choices at the pump.