Energy

An “all of the above” approach to energy issues is what’s needed in a changing world. Oil and gas power the world. That’s reality. So, any change in how our energy demands are met needs to be market-driven and not dictated by Washington bureaucrats. Texas is a major oil and gas producer but we’re also number one in wind energy, for example. That innovation was brought about by free market thinking, not big government intervention.
I introduced a Congressional Review Act (CRA) to nullify the Biden Administration's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service final rule listing the dunes sagebrush lizard as "endangered" under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). 
Immediately following Dr. Nance’s visit to the Permian Basin, I had the opportunity to question her boss, EPA Administrator Michael Regan, in an Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing. 
I was proud to help author the Alaska's Right to Produce Act with Rep. Pete Stauber, which would block President Biden and the Department of Interior from declining oil and gas leases in the Artice National Wildlife Refuge (...
President Biden is reportedly considering a “national climate emergency” to pander to his radical base of climate activists in an election year. A climate emergency will mean more harmful regulations on energy producers....
During House Republicans’ “Energy Week,", U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) voted to pass six bills to unleash American energy.
Thursday, the House of Representatives passed Rep. August Pfluger's legislation, H.R.
As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, we held a hearing to examine the detrimental effects of President Biden's Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) export pause. This "pause" puts America's national...
I joined Mornings with Maria to discuss the Biden Administration's recent move to pause LNGexports and the impeachment proceedings of Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Watch the full segment here or below.
On the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) blasted the Biden administration’s freeze on new liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, which will stifle domestic energy production, jeopardize U.S. national security, and...
U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced new legislation – The Distribution Transformer Efficiency & Supply Chain Reliability Act of 2024 – that would bolster the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced legislation to repeal the Natural Gas Tax included in the Biden administration’s Inflation Reduction Act, which would others raise costs for energy...
The EPA has threatened to redesignate the Permian Basin as a nonattainment area for ozone—a move that would severely hamper oil and gas production in the region. 
It was fantastic to join the Midland Chamber of Commerce and Odessa Chamber of Commerce 2024 Washington Fly-in event with over 60 members of our Permian Basin community, including a wonderful group of student leaders at the...
WASHINGTON, DC — House Energy Action Team Chairman August Pfluger (TX-11) led 55 House Republicans in sending a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan urging the EPA to revise...
I proudly hosted House Speaker Mike Johnson (LA-04) in the Permian Basin for a rig tour with Diamondback Energy to kick off Energy Week in Congress. The U.S.
This week, the U.S. House passed my legislation to reverse President Biden's liquefied natural gas (LNG) export ban and unleash American LNG to lower energy costs while advancing U.S. energy security and the security of our...
U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) authored the following op-ed in the Houston Chronicleunderscoring the devastating economic, environmental, and national security impacts of President Biden’s...
I joined a group of 121 House and Senate lawmakers in sending a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urging the withdrawal of the Biden Administration's proposed fuel economy standards for passenger...
This morning, President Biden ordered an indefinite pause on approvals for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals. This move cripples American producers while handing a huge win to our adversaries and dirty global...

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