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Where Oil Prices Go, the Rig Count will Follow

They say the best cure for low oil prices is low oil prices. But every time this truism is uttered, it’s fair to say that most energy analysts pause for a moment and think to themselves, “so far.” After all, there is always ...

Everything you need to know from IEA’s World Energy Outlook

Every year, energy analysts wait for the release of the World Energy Outlook, IEA’s definitive annual forecast of energy market trends. At first blush, it looks like smooth sailing for oil markets. Brent crude oil prices fell...

Where are the Barrels at Risk?

Last week, SAFE released the second Energy Security Fact Pack, which provides a comprehensive quarterly snapshot of the most important energy security trends. An overview of the Fact Pack and download link can be found here. ...

How do Consumers Respond to Falling Gasoline Prices?

Last month, as gas prices dropped by nearly 15 cents nationwide, consumers responded by purchasing less fuel-efficient vehicles. This trend became evident with the help of two measures. First, sales-weighted new vehicle fuel ec...

Research Roundup: EV Reports from EEI and UBS

Two new research papers released in recent weeks shed light on the real potential of electric vehicles to upend traditional energy systems as we currently know them. The first report, from Edison Electric Institute, lays out an...

Americans Remain Burdened by Gasoline Spending

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the 2013 Consumer Expenditure Survey, an important resource which sheds important light on the burden of gasoline prices on American consumers. There is some good news. Oil spending...

The Growing Connection between Oil and Terror

This week, it was announced that Algeria's In Amenas natural gas facility, which grabbed international headlines in January 2013 when Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists from Libya took hundreds hostage in a prolonged standoff resulting in...

SAFE Launches Energy Security Fact Pack

Today, SAFE released its first edition of the Energy Security Fact Pack for the second quarter of 2014. Designed to provide a data-driven overview of the latest trends in energy security, including U.S. and global oil producti...

An Oil Boom. But No Relief at the Pump.

The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Economic Analysis reflects what many have already noticed: that despite the intuitive relationship between domestic oil production and gasoline prices, oil spen...

An Expensive Path to Energy Security

This week, the Energy Information Administration updated its estimates of United States crude oil and natural gas reserves, and found that U.S. crude oil reserves have reached their highest point in 36 years. By the numbers: U...
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