National Interest

Iran: Following President Trump’s “Decertification,” New U.S. Sanctions On Iranian Entities And All Eyes On The U.S. Congress

OPEC Ministers Attend Conference In Iran

Effective October 13, 2017, President Trump declined to provide certification that the JCPOA is in the United States’ national interest.


This week we’re welcoming Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, our new Deputy Secretary, to the Department of Energy. Working with Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, she is responsible for management of the Department and execution of the Administration’s highest priority energy initiatives. Dr. Sherwood-Randall comes to the Department from the White House, where she most recently served as… Keep reading →

President Obama Speaks At Southern Site Of The Keystone Oil Pipeline

Ever since the Keystone XL pipeline first started clearing environmental reviews by the U.S. State Department, opponents basically have been left with arguing that State missed one thing or another in an effort to drag out the federal review. Of course, the credibility of the tactic has suffered evaporation with each successful State review, now… Keep reading →

OPAL Pipeline To Connect To Baltic Sea

The Keystone XL Pipeline has been studied, and studied, and studied, in fact if the permit application were a person, it would have just graduated kindergarten. However, after nearly six years of studies which show positive benefits to our economy and energy security with no significant environmental impacts  – politics are still trumping good policy.… Keep reading →