Energy

An “all of the above” approach to energy issues is what’s needed in a changing world. Oil and gas power the world. That’s reality. So, any change in how our energy demands are met needs to be market-driven and not dictated by Washington bureaucrats. Texas is a major oil and gas producer but we’re also number one in wind energy, for example. That innovation was brought about by free market thinking, not big government intervention.
LNG
Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11) and Rep. Henry Cuellar (TX-28) introduced the LNG for Allies Act, bipartisan legislation to expedite the licensing approval for exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) to strategic partners...
Congressman Mike Turner (OH-10) and his colleagues are imploring the Biden Administration to unleash American energy production as an alternative to releasing 15 million barrels from the Strategic Oil Reserve, which...
oil reserve
This past week, President Biden announced additional drawdowns from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, which is already at record lows, and delivered remarks vilifying oil and gas companies and blaming them for high gasoline...
Five of the world’s top-producing oil countries, including Saudi Arabia, announced they will be cutting oil production by nearly 2 million barrels per day. This will result in higher gas prices here at home unless the Biden...
It is time to unleash our nation's resources and give the American people the relief that is desperately needed.
Flash: the SPR is now at a 37 year low, not because we had a critical emergency such as war, but because Joe Biden used it to drive down high prices for political reasons.
coal miners
A group of West Virginia coal miners rescued a couple after their electric vehicle died, pushing the car to a charging station at the coal mine. West Virginia State Sen. Randy Smith (R) and coal miners Andrew Smith and...
the woodlands resort
Representatives Crenshaw and Brady are hosting a summit on energy innovation to highlight our Houston-area innovators working to provide clean, cheap and reliable energy for Texas and the rest of the world.
SEC
This week I introduced the Scope 3 Act, a bill that would prohibit publicly traded companies from being required to disclose or provide their green-h
EPA
Despite record-high energy costs, producers in the Permian Basin are still enduring a barrage of attacks from the Biden Administration in rhetoric and policy. 
Liquified natural gas (LNG) production here in the states will lead to further opportunity for American jobs and strengthen our national energy security both domestically and abroad.
energy and tech forum
The current global energy crisis should serve as a warning sign to this Administration of what happens when governments turn their backs on reliable energy sources.
US capitol
President Biden has announced he will release another 15 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, meaning this administration has now sold nearly 40% of our reserves to nations like China. This petroleum...
I recently visited the Port of Corpus Christi to discuss energy security and the expansion of the liquified natural gas (LNG) industry in Texas. My visit included tours of the Cheniere LNG facility, the Port of Corpus...
opec
This past week, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC+) announced it would cut oil production by 2 million barrels per day. This production cut comes after President Biden’s visit to Saudi Arabia in...
During World War II, the Permian Basin supplied over a quarter of the high-octane aviation fuel that kept American planes in the sky and allowed for an Allied victory.
permian basin
The current worldwide energy crisis is so bad that Europeans have returned to the pre-industrial days of burning wood chips to heat their homes.
founding fathers
Our Founding Fathers had the wisdom to establish three branches of government to prevent any one person or institution from wielding absolute power. Perennial favorite “Schoolhouse Rock!” put it perfectly: “Everybody’s act...
cornyn remarks
This week I discussed Sen. Joe Manchin’s flip-flop on Senate Democrats’ reckless spending bill and Leader Schumer’s back-room negotiations kept from members of his own party in a brazen act of bad faith. Excerpts of my ...
USMCA
I responded to the decision by U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to take action against the Mexican government for undermining U.S. energy producers in violation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)....

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