Statements & Press Releases

January 24th, 2019

Today the U.S. Energy Association brought together the country’s top energy industry executives, policymakers and influencers during its 15th Annual State of the Energy Industry forum at the National Press Club in Washington.

January 22nd, 2019

USEA chief congratulates member, Tellurian Inc.

Washington, D.C. — On Friday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission moved one more hurdle for Houston-based Tellurian’s proposed liquefied natural gas export facility on the U.S. Gulf Coast and its associated pipeline.

The regulatory agency issued a final Environmental Impact Statement for Driftwood LNG, which would export 27.6 million tons of LNG annually, and Driftwood project, the associated 96-mile pipeline near Lake Charles, Louisiana.

January 11th, 2019
Celebrating American energy prosperity, USEA Barry Worthington’s 30th anniversary

December 5th, 2018



December 5, 2018


USEA chief says the world, not just the U.S., has lost a great leader

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Energy Association mourns the death of Former President George H.W. Bush.

In a statement Wednesday on the National Day of Mourning, USEA Executive Director Barry Worthington said:

December 4th, 2018


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December 4, 2018


New York, NY--U.S. Energy Association Executive Director Barry Worthington will host the 2018 Energy Spotlight event at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.

Barry at John Hopkins SAIS
October 23rd, 2018

Washington — The U.S. energy industry is a dynamic and inclusive place to work with job opportunities that run the gamut from drone pilots and meteorologists to cyber specialists and policy experts, U.S. Energy Association Executive Director Barry Worthington told energy and environment graduate students at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced and International Studies (SAIS) on Monday.

September 14th, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Regional coordination on energy policy, legal and regulatory frameworks, and resource management would improve energy security, and accelerate economic growth of South and Southeast Asia, according to an analysis released recently by the U.S. Energy Association (USEA) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

July 12th, 2018

Podgorica, Montenegro—The U.S. Energy Association and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have structured a landmark agreement that supports development of a regional electricity market among transmission system operators (TSOs) and market operators (MOs) in 8 countries in Southeast Europe.

Countries include: Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia.

July 2nd, 2018

On Friday, U.S. Energy Association Executive Director Barry Worthington told the World Gas Conference 2018 natural gas production is booming and supplies are abundant, but the U.S. still needs more pipelines and export infrastructure.

Rick Perry
June 27th, 2018


Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, Energy Secretary Rick Perry told the World Gas Conference 2018 natural gas production is transforming the U.S. economy, reducing emissions and increasing our national security.

May 17th, 2018



May 17, 2018


April 3rd, 2018

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April 3, 2018


Energy cooperation top goal during Baltic Summit in Washington, USEA chief says

Washington, D.C. —Today in Washington, the presidents of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania will meet with President Donald Trump and leaders of the business community for the Baltic Summit where they will discuss cooperation across sectors, including the energy sector.

March 20th, 2018



March 20, 2018


Saudi Crown Prince visit critical to global energy policy development, USEA chief says

March 5th, 2018

March 5, 2018


First U.S. LNG cargos head to India, a game changer for global energy security, USEA chief says

Houston— Today, USEA-member Cheniere Energy Inc. will send its first shipment of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) to India through its Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Louisiana.

February 16th, 2018

Washington—Ohio Republican Bill Johnson told reporters Wednesday at the U.S. Energy Association that the country has lost its place as a global leader of innovation.

February 5th, 2018

Mexico City — U.S. Energy Association Executive Director Barry Worthington told environmentalists and former Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Rajendra Pachauri at a major climate conference this week, that coal will be a part of the global energy mix for years to come.

February 2nd, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday February 2, Brock D. Bierman will be sworn in as Assistant Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development for its Europe and Eurasia Bureau.

January 31st, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, in his first State of the Union address, President Trump highlighted American energy security, production, and growth of the sector as a priority for his administration. 

U.S. Energy Association Executive Director, Barry Worthington, issued the following statement:

Bonn Germany Climate talks
November 9th, 2017

Bonn, Germany — The U.S. Energy Association’s executive director, Barry Worthington, will join industry leaders and Trump administration officials at global climate talks in Bonn to discuss the critical role of fossil fuels to meet the growing global energy demand.

The White House and the State Department will host a COP23 side event, “The Role of Cleaner and More Efficient Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power in Climate Mitigation,” on Monday November 13 from 6:30- 8 p.m. in Room 7 of the Bonn Zone.