U.S. oil and natural gas leaders this week pledged to support Ukraine in light of Russia’s unprovoked invasion, which roiled financial markets around the world.

Russia’s attack against Ukraine, forewarned by Russian President Vladimir Putin for months, came on the heels of major sanctions by the United States and its allies. It also followed Germany’s decision to suspend the certification of the Nord Stream 2 (NS2) natural gas pipeline. 

Industry Standing With Ukraine

With war now underway in Europe, executives of oil and gas companies, major lobbying groups and politicians condemned Russia’s attack. 

The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) highlighted why support for domestic infrastructure would aid western allies.

“Our industry’s ability...