Global Energy Institute

The purpose of the U.S. Chamber Global Energy Institute is to unify energy stakeholders and policymakers behind a common strategy to ensure that America's supply of fuel and power is adequate, stable, and affordable, while protecting national security, and improving the environment.

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseAug 22, 2019 - 8:00pm

Seasoned Association CEO Tapped to Head U.S. Chamber Global Energy Institute

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue today announced that Washington executive and former energy association CEO Marty Durbin will join the nation’s largest business advocacy organization as president of the Global Energy Institute (GEI).

Press ReleaseAug 12, 2019 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber Supports Administration's Changes to Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Christopher Guith, Acting President, U.S. Chamber's Global Energy Institute issued the following statement today after the administration announced its enforcement update of the Endangered Species Act:

Above the FoldAug 05, 2019 - 9:00am
Electricity tower

Empowering America’s Energy Sector to Lead

With climate change, as with many other issues, business is leading the way towards solutions.

EventJul 31, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Energy Innovates Event Graphic

EnergyInnovates: All In.

All In will showcase innovators, projects, and technologies that have shaped today’s energy landscape – and are laying the groundwork for the future. This event will feature key industry executives and employees, high-level officials, and notable energy experts. We hope this summit will encourage policymakers and industry leaders, as well as consumers, to be “all in” as we move towards a brighter tomorrow.

Press ReleaseJul 01, 2019 - 2:45pm

Global Energy Institute Welcomes Chad Whiteman as Vice President of Environment and Regulatory Affairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute today announced the addition of Chad Whiteman as Vice President of Environment and Regulatory Affairs.  In this capacity, he is responsible for managing GEI’s engagement with members, Congress and regulatory agencies on emerging clean air policies as well as other energy and environmental issues.

Press ReleaseApr 11, 2019 - 3:30pm

Global Energy Institute Unveils American Energy: Cleaner, Stronger Agenda

New poll shows that voters support innovation-driven investments into American energy that bolster economic growth and environmental progress

Press ReleaseApr 10, 2019 - 3:15pm

Statement on President Trump's Executive Orders on Energy Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Christopher Guith, acting president of the U.S. Chamber’s Global Energy Institute, issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s Executive Orders on energy infrastructure signed today.

Press ReleaseMar 29, 2019 - 3:30pm

Statement on Presidential Permit for Keystone XL Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Christopher Guith, Acting President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Energy Institute, today issued the following statement regarding President Trump's Presidential Permit on the Keystone XL pipeline:

Above the FoldMar 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Power transmission lines are suspended from an electricity pylon in Clifton, New Jersey.

Lagging Infrastructure Means Higher Electricity Prices

Without new energy infrastructure, the Northeast could soon be looking at European-level electricity rates.

Letters to CongressFeb 06, 2019 - 5:15pm

H.R. 948, the No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act (NOPEC)

This letter was sent to the House Committee on the Judiciary, opposing H.R. 948, the No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act (NOPEC).