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February 24, 2017

USEA’s Worthington says Australia should consider an ‘all-of-the-above’ energy policy

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Energy Association Executive Director, Barry Worthington told  Australian energy ministers and business leaders this week the country should consider using all of its resources to manage its energy challenges.

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February 16, 2017

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January 19, 2017

USEA in the News

USEA’s Barry Worthington tells Fox Business Network’s “After the Bell” host Melissa Frances why Rex Tillerson is the best choice for U.S. Secretary of State.

USEA in the News

In April delegates from 171 delegates, including the US and China, signed the Paris climate agreement at UN headquarters in New York. The agreement is to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2C.

USEA Executive Director, Barry Worthington, tells BBC journalist, Roger Harrabin, not to worry that environmental goals will fall by the wayside under the Trump administration. Worthington says industry is motivated to reduce emissions without the need for legislation or regulation.

 

 

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USEA in the News

"Big data — extremely large data sets commonly analyzed by computer to reveal patterns, trends and associations — is making it possible for utilities to use more and more renewables on the grid, not only in the industrial world, but also in developing countries. That could be a game changer for global efforts to reduce emissions in both the industrial and the developing world."

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Dec. 13, 2016 - 4:33 - Barry Worthingon of the United States Energy Association and DynaLink Communications co-founder and COO Larry Fishelson weigh in on President-elect Trump’s Cabinet picks.

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December 13, 2016

USEA’s Worthington tells Fox Business that Exxon CEO, Rex Tillerson, is a sound choice for State

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During an interview on Fox Business Tuesday, U.S. Energy Association Executive Director, Barry Worthington, said Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson, would make a great Secretary of State.

Success Story

The United States Department of Energy (USDOE), funded by Power Africa, collaborated with the United States Energy Association (USEA) to convene a group of natural gas experts to write a handbook on natural gas and LNG project  development for African countries. Under the guidance of the USDOE and USEA, the participants spent five intensive days collaborating using the Book Sprint method to complete an LNG handbook. Their commitment and consistent participation was essential to the success of the “Understanding Natural Gas and LNG Options” handbook.

USEA in the News

"How are members of the World Energy Council reacting to President-elect Donald Trump's transition and possible actions on energy and climate? During today's OnPoint, Barry Worthington, executive director of the U.S. Energy Association and the U.S. representative in the World Energy Council, discusses his conversations with his international counterparts on the future of energy, trade and climate action. He also explains how he believes the U.S.-China relationship will develop under the Trump administration."

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From the Executive Director's Desk

USEA's Executive Director, Barry Worthington, discusses the state of the energy industry in 2016, and looking forward to 2017, expectations for the future of the industry

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USEA in the News

"The most significant US energy policy update in a decade, the Energy Policy Modernization Act 2016, will be introduced into the new Congress in January 2017. With provisions for accelerated permitting for oil and gas drilling, construction of export LNG terminals, as well as energy efficiency standards and grid-integration of renewables, the outlook for US energy security is bright, according to Barry Worthington, Executive Director of the US Energy Association (USEA). He predicts that business, not policy, will be the major driver of decarbonisation." 

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In January, Maria Korsnick, the Nuclear Energy Institute’s chief operating officer will become its president and CEO. NEI is a member of USEA and represents the commercial nuclear industry across 17 countries.

Korsnick has worked for NEI since May 2015. Before that, she worked for Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, a joint project between Exelon and Electricite de France.

NEI’s current leader, Marvin Fertel, plans to retire at the end of the year.

Success Story

To the people of Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina, unpredictable power outages were a way of life that impacted businesses, schools, and homes. Any time there was a storm or technical failure, people could lose power for lengthy periods of time.

Women in Energy

The Women in Energy series is a joint project between USEA and USAID that was developed out of USEA’s Engendering Utilities Partnership, a program funded by USAID to improve gender policies and gender outcomes at their respective organizations.

 

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"When Nikki Haley appeared on national television to deliver the Republican Party's State of the Union rebuttal in January, political observers outside the GOP's innermost orbit had little to say about the South Carolina governor.

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November 23, 2016

USEA Congratulates S.C. Governor Haley on her nomination to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Association Executive Director, Barry Worthington, a group chairman within the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe, issued the following statement congratulating South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley on her nomination to become the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

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November 10, 2016

USEA Executive Director to give keynote address to U.S.-China Energy Law and Trade Forum at Tulane University

WASHINGTON, D.C. — USEA Executive Director, Barry Worthington, will deliver the keynote address to the U.S. China Energy Law and Trade Forum at Tulane University on November 18.

The forum will bring together global leaders from the public and private sector to discuss areas of cooperation between the U.S. and China on clean energy development, trade, technology exchanges, and public private partnerships.