Category Archives: In the News

Read CEA’s Letters of Support for KXL Approval

Read CEA’s Letters of Support for KXL Approval

In the coming weeks, Congress will vote on H.R. 5682 and S. 2280, measures to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. As part of its mission to encourage the development of American energy infrastructure and keep costs low for consumers, Consumer Energy Alliance submitted letters to leaders of the Senate and the House of Representatives in supportContinue Reading

American voters have spoken – Build KXL Now

American voters have spoken – Build KXL Now

What is one issue that might make bipartisan progress after a GOP midterm takeover? The Keystone XL pipeline. A realignment of the Senate has tipped the scales in favor of the pipeline’s approval. A CEA analysis of previous voting records shows that the election of pro-Keystone candidates in West Virginia, Iowa, and Colorado means that there areContinue Reading

If Only Keystone Were on the Ballot in November…

If Only Keystone Were on the Ballot in November…

Writing for Real Clear Energy, Consumer Energy Alliance Executive Vice President Michael Whatley argues that the Keystone XL Pipeline is a no-brainer in an election season defined by close, contentious races. If Only Keystone Were on the Ballot in November… By Michael Whatley If Keystone XL were on the ballot this Election Day the Associated PressContinue Reading

Harper: KXL Approval is “Inevitable”

Harper: KXL Approval is “Inevitable”

In a meeting in New York earlier this week, Canadian Prime Minister Harper assured attendees that U.S. approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline is unavoidable. Harper said that despite delays in the approval of the project, the need for the KXL hasn’t gone away. From Reuters: “I’m not going to speculate on timelines other thanContinue Reading

Obama Urged to Link Up Keystone XL

Obama Urged to Link Up Keystone XL

Washington Examiner editor Mark Tapscott has a question for the President of the United States: …what’s Obama waiting for on the northern link? Keystone XL’s southern leg pumped billions into Texas and Oklahoma, so what’s Obama waiting for on the northern link? BY MARK TAPSCOTT | JULY 11, 2014 | 8:44 AM President Obama hasContinue Reading

Gulf Coast Pipeline: “big economic benefits to communities…”

Consumer Energy Alliance sponsored study finds the Gulf Coast Pipeline left Oklahoma and Texas with over $5.7 billion in economic activity. “We still have a very anemic and weak economy, and we have folks that are fighting like hell not to have a project like this,” said Michael Whatley, executive vice president of CEA.” –Continue Reading

Uncertainty in Iraq Causes Rise in Fuel Prices

Uncertainty in Iraq Causes Rise in Fuel Prices

The sectarian violence which has gripped Iraq over the past week has translated into a jump in the cost of oil per barrel, highlighting the need for new supplies of crude oil from stable markets like Canada and the United States to prevent price spikes. According to the New York Times “amid the uncertainty, oil prices haveContinue Reading

Keystone Pipeline Poll: Further Delays Hurt Senate Democrats

Polling conducted for Consumer Energy Alliance examines the role the Keystone XL Pipeline and energy issues could play in five key Senate races. Voters in Iowa, Michigan, New Hampshire and Montana feel the Obama administration is likely playing politics with the recent move to delay a decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline. Many KXL supporters are pledgingContinue Reading

Keystone XL Pipeline: Fla. Leaders Say Finish the Job

Keystone XL Pipeline: Fla. Leaders Say Finish the Job

TALLAHASSEE, FL – In the first of a series of “Finish the Job” events across the United States, this morning Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) held a press conference at the Florida State Capitol urging the White House to put an end to the Obama Administration’s five-year delay on approving the Keystone XL pipeline project. CEA-FloridaContinue Reading

Fourth Down for President Obama?

National Journal magazine is asking in its weekly forum if President Obama will punt his Keystone XL decision until after the upcoming midterm elections.  Consumer Energy Alliance’s David Holt shares his analysis: If, as pundits and media widely report, President Obama is playing the Keystone XL pipeline for its political gain than he has reachedContinue Reading

404