Category: ‘ Energy Security ’

 

Report: Safe Arctic Drilling is Now Possible

The United States has the technological capability to safely ramp up Arctic energy production, a federal advisory committee told Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz last week. If drilling operations were to begin in this decade, the Arc...

Petrobras Scandal Fuels Instability in Brazil

The government of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is embroiled in a heated controversy that implicates the state-owned oil company Petrobras in a wide-ranging corruption scheme. Early last week, prosecutors filed charges ag...

Tesla’s Answer to Range Anxiety

Tesla Motors has drawn significant attention recently with the gradual launch of its “Autopilot” suite of autonomous driving tools for its Model S sedan, designed to relieve owners of some of the tedium of highway driving. In ...

SAFE Releases Latest Energy Security Fact Pack

Today, SAFE released its fourth quarter update to the Energy Security Fact Pack, a powerful repository of the most recent trends affecting American energy security and the global oil market today. This update examines current oil ...

Washington State Makes Strides Towards Energy Security

Last month, Governor Jay Inslee unveiled a bold new plan to expand Washington State’s impressive fleet of electric vehicles (EVs). Speaking before the Washington Future Energy Conference, the governor said his state would exte...

The Hidden Costs of Oil Price Volatility

As recently as a few months ago, an eerie calm had settled over oil markets. Volatility, fluctuations in the price of oil, had dropped to its lowest point since the 1990s, and was remaining low. Prices were moving roughly 3 pe...

A Look at the Next Generation of Electric Vehicles

People began filling the main atrium of the National Building Museum early on a chilly Wednesday morning, greeted by the welcome sight of a table full of DC’s famous Astro Doughnuts and hot coffee. While tasty creations are the ...

SAFE Releases Q3 Energy Security Fact Pack

Today, SAFE is releasing its third quarter update to the Energy Security Fact Pack, a powerful repository of the most recent trends affecting American energy security and the global oil market today. This most recent update featur...

Improvements in Fuel Economy Cut Nationwide Consumption

Reeling from record-high oil prices it was unable to rein in, the revelation of the United States’ stunning level of energy insecurity served to be an important legacy of the 1973 Arab Oil Embargo. “The event was hailed as the...

Fmr. Head of USTRANSCOM Talks Fuel Diversification, Energy Security

This Friday, General Duncan McNabb (ret.), former commander of U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), the logistics behemoth of the American military, spoke before a morning session at the Southeast Alternative Fuels Confer...
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