Energy Security

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Some thoughts on divestment

Posted: October 10, 2014 by Ken Cohen

The divestment movement misses the fundamental points about energy.

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The State of Energy is Strong

Posted: October 3, 2014 by Ken Cohen

Rex Tillerson delivered the inaugural “State of Energy” address at the Greater Houston Partnership today.


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Unhappy Anniversary

Posted: September 19, 2014 by Ken Cohen

Six years after the original application was filed for the Keystone XL pipeline, we’re still waiting for an answer from Washington.

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A free trade tour de force

Posted: September 12, 2014 by Ken Cohen

The case for free markets has seldom been made as forcefully or as eloquently as it was this week by Larry Summers.


Without the generous new supplies of oil and natural gas currently being supplied from shale and tight rock formations, we’d probably be in the midst of a bona fide energy crisis.

Call it the million-barrel milestone. In April, according to North Dakota’s Department of Mineral Resources, the state’s oilfields pumped more than one million barrels of oil per day.