Energy

America is in the midst of a true energy revolution. After decades of fear over potential energy scarcity, we are now in an era of energy abundance, driven by technological innovation and American know-how.

But will we have the wisdom to capitalize on this opportunity? If we develop smart policies, we can use affordable and abundant energy to launch a manufacturing revival, improve our trade deficit, effectively increase household spending power, and revitalize America’s economy.

Projects and Programs

Recent Activity

EventJan 16, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Reception with President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce an event with President Nazarbayev of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Press ReleaseJan 04, 2018 - 1:15pm

U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute: New Offshore Leasing Proposal Helps Secure America’s Energy Future

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement in response to the Department of Interior’s Draft 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program:

Above the FoldJan 03, 2018 - 1:30pm
2017 State of American Business address with U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue.

2017 Was Full of Pro-Growth Victories for America

From a mesmerizing eclipse to major storms that brought Americans together, 2017 was as wild as Bitcoin’s daily price swings.

Press ReleaseDec 18, 2017 - 3:15pm

U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute Statement on EPA’s Request for Input on Power Plant Emissions Guidelines

 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s issuance of an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking addressing carbon emissions from power plants: 

TestimonyDec 13, 2017 - 9:30am

Testimony to U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy regarding The Impacts and Future of North American Energy Trade

    Testimony on The Impacts and Future of North American Energy Trade to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy by The Honorable Karen A. Harbert, President & CEO, Global Energy Institute, U.S. Chamber of Commerce 

Press ReleaseNov 20, 2017 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute Statement on Nebraska Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Nebraska Public Service Commission (NPSC) to grant a permit that will allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska:

Above the FoldNov 13, 2017 - 9:00am
Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act

Clearing the Way for Energy Innovators

The U.S. Chamber applauds EPA Administrator Pruitt's rollback of two rules that hovered ominously over key industries for far too long.

Op EdOct 30, 2017 - 12:00pm

Op-Ed: Clean Power Plan was the wrong answer

By Karen Harbert, President and CEO, Global Energy Institute The Clean Power Plan was the wrong answer to a real concern.

Above the FoldOct 27, 2017 - 4:45pm
An offshore oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.

Big Lease Sales Show Trump Administration is Serious about American Energy

We now have an administration that appreciates the good things America’s energy resources do for families, jobs, and the economy