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.
Congressman Ronny Jackson (TX-13) issued the following statement in response to winter storms and resulting energy shortages in Texas. Jackson will remain in Amarillo for the duration of this historic weather emergency as he...
Like millions of Texans in my district and throughout the state, I have been without electricity since early Monday morning.
As the American leader in energy production and innovation, Texas needs to maintain primacy and hold the line against federal overreach.
Energy production is critical for jobs, our economy, and also funds coastland conservation and hurricane preparedness. This bill will ensure that production continues despite President Biden's terrible executive orders.
As a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, I recently participated in a full committee hearing to consider President Biden’s nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
There’s no doubt our energy industry has already suffered during the pandemic, and President Biden’s answer is to kick the industry further down the well. 
Ensuring continued access to energy resources in the Gulf of Mexico is critical to funding conservation efforts and important storm mitigation projects along the Texas coast. This bill would help keep us from a return to the...
This proposed rule will help prevent U.S. banks from unfairly restricting credit to our energy sector and otherwise credit-worthy customers who employ countless Texans.
He's not only not a friend of the industry. He's not a friend of the people who count on the domestic energy industry for their jobs, the hundreds of thousands of people.
As our nation continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest, we still have a broader global threat to be concerned about: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
My office is here to help during the inclement weather and resulting power outages. Below, please find a list of emergency resources, shelter information and other helpful links. If you need further assistance, please do not...
Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) penned this op-ed in the Houston Chronicle February 9th, criticizing President Biden's early executive orders on energy policy and outlining an alternative path forward to protect the...
His attack on traditional American energy workers may be cheered by the Green New Deal crowd – and Russia, China & the Middle East - but it’s devastating to our workers, families and local businesses here in Houston....
In an effort to slow the nation’s contribution to climate change, President Biden has signed an executive order to begin halting oil and gas leasing on federal lands and waters.
Texans have worked hard to produce affordable, reliable, and environmentally-safe energy for their fellow Americans. Halting off-shore drilling permits will penalize Texas workers in favor of foreign producers who won’t...
If the Biden administration believes that rejoining the agreement is something the American people should support, then he should submit the Paris Climate Agreement to the Senate as a treaty and let the people decide through...
I issued the following statement in response to the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) publishing a Notice of Availability for an Enhancement of Survival Permit Application and drafting an Environmental Assessment for the dunes...
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This is not a plea intended for anyone with MAGA gear! I feel pretty confident those folks have revealed their voting preferences. Instead, this is a plea to someone who cannot stand Donald Trump and has decided he is not...
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Our greatest drivers of change weren’t, and aren’t, government regulations. We don’t need top-down mandates to reduce emissions – we need bottom-up solutions.
A company owned by a member of the Chinese Communist Party — Guanghui Energy Company — may gain access to our power grid through a large wind farm in the Devil’s River Areas of West Texas, and the federal government is not...

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