Fact Check on Gas Prices, Energy Security and Keystone XL

Paul Brandus’ Market Watch column is unconvincing. Imports of Canadian oil sands have hit a “record high,” which has helped to prevent price increases during times of unrest in other oil producing countries. That’s why national security advisors have called on President Obama to approve Keystone XL.  A recent column in Market Watch by Paul [...]

The U.S. is “Missing an Enormous Opportunity” for Energy Security

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie lit up Twitter this morning with his strong endorsement of Keystone XL and the energy security benefits the pipeline would bring.  As Governor Christie put it, “We are missing an enormous opportunity when we delay development of the Keystone XL pipeline. “Not only is Keystone a major job creator, delays [...]

Americans See Keystone XL Delay as Political, Not Based on “Legitimate Concerns”

Yet another poll this week showed strong, bipartisan support for Keystone XL – but this is no surprise considering that poll after poll has found that Americans overwhelmingly want President Obama to say yes to Keystone XL. Perhaps the new poll’s most interesting finding is this: over 60 percent of Americans believe that President Obama’s [...]

OSFC New Pamphlet: “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL”

OSFC New Pamphlet: “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL” Click here to view and download the: “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL” pamphlet. Today, Oil Sands Fact Check is releasing a fourteen page pamphlet, “Why Americans Say Yes to Keystone XL,” detailing the numerous reasons the American people overwhelmingly want Keystone XL to [...]

“Argo”: A Keystone Tale?

It must be something about the podiums and bright lights that invites Hollywood stars to make award ceremonies into political venues, but rarely do these shows give us a quality opportunity to reflect on our political landscape. Didn’t think we could tie Keystone XL into an Academy Awards hook? Think again. “Argo,” winner of the [...]

Keystone XL & the Oil Sands: Supply in Perspective

FACT: The U.S. imports 8.9 million barrels of petroleum per day. One-fourth of those imports come from Canada — a significant supply that can increase with Keystone XL, while creating jobs and improving American energy security along the way. (U.S. Energy Information Administration.)   Download Infographic