International Energy Agency Foresees Growing U.S. Energy Self-Sufficiency

A pump-jack is shown working an oil field, April 21, 2006, in Van, Texas. [AP File Photo]

About the Author: Dr. Jeri Guthrie-Corn serves as Acting U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

President Obama has said, “We can’t have an energy strategy for the last century that traps us in the past. We need an energy strategy for the future — an all-of-the-above strategy for the 21st century that develops every source of American-made energy.”

The United States Mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has taken that on board and run with it — we’re working with our strongest and most reliable economic allies through the International Energy Agency (IEA) to promote safe and efficient development of unconventional gas from shale reserves — so-called “fracking.”… more »