|“This evening, President Donald Trump reminded us that the state of American energy is strong. America’s economy is booming, creating a thriving environment for innovation and energy development.
Producers and consumers alike should be proud of America’s energy progress in 2018. The enormous resource wealth of the United States is finally being unlocked, lowering prices and improving Americans’ economic well-being. These wins didn’t occur in a vacuum. They happened because America’s energy producers had the know-how and the Trump administration had the resolve to do away with self-inflicted federal red tape that hampered ingenuity and technological progress.
A key priority of the President’s agenda in 2019 must be to address the lack of pipeline capacity that is stranding energy resources in several key locations across the United States. We also look forward to finalizing important regulatory reforms in the year ahead. 2018 was a year of great success for American energy, but as President Trump said, ‘we’re just getting started.'”