Illinois Oil Reserves Generated $89M in Property Tax Revenue From 2007-2017

Many Illinoisans may not be aware that the state’s active oil production leases are assessed and…


Paris Paradox: U.S. Leading in CO2 Reductions This Century While China’s Emissions Have Nearly Tripled

The United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement has generated considerable angst…


Experts Give Green New Deal Advocates a Reality Check

The much-hyped Green New Deal is premised on the notion that the United States can achieve net zero…


Fact Checking the ‘Keep It In the Ground’ Movement

“Keep It In the Ground” activists continue to spread misinformation about responsible oil and…


Hometown Energy Video Podcast Tells True Story of Illinois’ Oil Production Industry

Public perceptions are driven by what people see in the media. And over the past 10 years, all…


Sharing the Story of the Illinois Oil Industry’s Positive Economic Impact

Illinois has struggled mightily to create jobs, adequately fund public schools and generate tax…


Unpacking America’s energy renaissance and Illinois’ role moving forward

The United States ended 2018 as the world’s top crude oil producer, a status it hasn’t enjoyed…