Category: ‘ National Security ’

 

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...

Mullen & Hannah Offer Insight on Geopolitics & Energy Security

A transportation sector powered by multiple, diverse energy sources enables the United States to protect itself from an often-volatile oil market, while freeing foreign policy from reliance on a resource with important implica...

Intelligence Report: Iran Negotiations to Impact Oil Market

The July 20 deadline for nuclear talks between the P5+1—the United States, Russia, United Kingdom, France, China, and Germany—and Iran is fast approaching, and the outcome will undoubtedly have significant implications for the...

Michael Ross on the Troubling Consequences of Oil Wealth

Michael Ross is a professor at UCLA, whose work explores the ways that oil revenues and oil wealth often disrupt international development and enable nations to disengage from the international community. Some of his recent public...

Professor Michael Ross Explains the “Oil Curse”

Michael Ross is a professor at UCLA, whose work explores the ways that oil revenues and oil wealth often disrupt international development and enable nations to disengage from the international community. Some of his recent public...

“Oil and Gas Strategies Summit” Examines Energy & Geopolitics

This week, the Financial Times and Energy Intelligence collaborated to host their first “Oil & Gas Strategies Summit: The Transformational Impact of the North American Energy Revival,” an all-day event examining the North ...

Regional Availability Impairs Widespread EV Adoption

Many EVs are sold in select regions even as appeal extends across party lines March’s electric vehicle (EV) sales numbers were strong against a backdrop of growing conservative support for EVs. Earlier this month, Fox News te...

ANALYSIS: Russia-Ukraine Crisis & Its Implications for Energy Markets

What are the implications of the Russia-Ukraine crisis for oil and natural gas markets? How do these implications vary should the situation escalate? What is the likelihood of sanctions against Russia’s energy sector? What other...

UPDATED: Saudi Arabia’s Military Spending Surge

Thanks to a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), we have learned that Saudi Arabia, among other Middle Eastern nations, is pumping billions of dollars into its military spending. The Ki...

SAFE’s Oil Security Index: Global Highlights INFOGRAPHIC

Today, SAFE released the first quarterly update to the Oil Security Index, the only metric offering a comparative ranking of the relative oil security of 13 countries around the world. Be sure to read the quarterly update, view th...
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