Meet Dr. Jack Rafuse
Dr. Jack Rafuse, former White House energy adviser and current principal of the Rafuse Organization, advises government agencies, policy centers, businesses and associations on energy, trade, sanctions, national security issues and their interrelationships... Read More
Category Archives: Keystone XL
Statement from Jack Rafuse, former White House energy adviser: “President Donald Trump’s support of a broader energy policy is now becoming a reality. By advancing the Keystone XL pipeline and the Dakota Access pipeline, Trump is encouraging the U.S. to … Read More
Thanks to booming production from United States shale resources, this country is now the world’s largest oil and natural gas producer. Further, Pennsylvania is the second-ranking state in natural gas and natural gas liquids production, and demand for the vast … Read More
It wasn’t long ago that Alaska led the world in energy development. The 1968 discovery of oil at Prudhoe Bay brought energy boom times to the Last Frontier. The development of Alaska’s North Slope oil and the construction of the … Read More
As the time nears for U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, the opposition approaches hysteria.
A case in point was testimony by Anthony Swift of the National Resources Defense Council at a congressional hearing on April 10. Swift said nothing new or creative; he dusted off old falsehoods by environmental groups who will do anything to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. His misstatements showed how far they will go.
The President pledged an “all of the above” energy policy — the same threats, delays and disruptions that he has imposed since he was elected. Read More
My latest column on the Keystone XL Pipeline was published yesterday in The Hill. To me, it seems unwise to waste millions of dollars and much time arguing over whether we want to accept these oil resources from a friendly … Read More