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Let’s Accelerate, Not Reverse, Energy Progress Since 1970s Gas Station Lines

Mike Sommers of the American Petroleum Institute writes on RealClearEnergy that we should accelerate, not reverse, energy progress.

The C3 Take
  • The cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline highlighted how important energy is to our daily lives.
  • Through innovations such as fracking America has gained energy independence, which has benefited our environment and our economy.
  • As we move forward in the “energy transition” we should recognize how important fossil fuels have been to innovating our energy portfolio and to reaching our environmental goals.
  • We can continue to innovate the fuels and incorporate them in an “all of the above” energy strategy.

“America has more work to do on this front. But if government and industry continue to partner and maintain existing pipelines, build new capacity, and integrate best-in-class cybersecurity protections, we can avoid threats of fuel scarcity, empower economic growth, and deter global hackers.”

Read the full article here.

The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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