Category: ‘ Oil ’

 

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...

Diesel Demand to Surge through 2040

When it comes to enhancing American energy security, policymakers often look to gasoline-powered passenger or light-duty vehicles as the largest and most profligate consumers of petroleum fuels. But recent forecasts by the U.S. De...

Ukraine, Russia’s Gas, and the EU’s (lack of) Options

After the seventh round of trilateral negotiations fell through, Russia acted upon its earlier threats and cut off gas to Ukraine at 10:00 a.m. Moscow time on Monday, June 16.  Gazprom announced that it will now “supply Ukrai...

Might Makes Right in South China Sea

It appears that the long-feared specter of energy disputes in the South China Sea may finally be materializing. China has launched its massive $1 billion HD-981 offshore drilling rig into waters that Vietnam (and the United Na...

Oil Dependence: Bad actors, good solutions

Two energy-related reports were publicized this week, which might not appear to be all that “linked” at first glance. However, the two illustrate one of the most severe threats stemming from oil dependence, and one of the most...

VIDEO: Robbie Diamond on CNBC Squawk Box

Earlier this week, SAFE's CEO Robbie Diamond spoke about the recent update to SAFE's Oil Security Index, in which the United States moves from 5th to 6th place. In addition to new rankings, the update contains the latest data, and...

Russia, Energy Security, and Political Risk

Russia has fallen to dead last in the latest update of the SAFE-RGE Oil Security Index, making it the least energy secure of the thirteen countries ranked. This ranking might surprise some, given Russia’s recent aggression in Uk...

Bill O’Reilly: Support EVs to “Get Away from OPEC and Putin.”

On his last two episodes of the Fox News program the “The O’Reilly Factor,” leading conservative thought leader Bill O’Reilly strongly expressed his support for electric vehicles (EVs) in order to improve America’s e...

Crimean Crisis Bolsters Russian Energy Export Revenues

While the world watches the evolving Crimean crisis with rapt attention, and prices for energy, corn, and oil climbed to six month highs, Russia’s Gazprom is holding its annual investor meeting in London. Gazprom, which describe...

LOPRESSOR FOR SALE

Last Friday, the Department of Transportation and executives from the nation’s major railroads announced an agreement on eight voluntary measures that railroad companies will implement immediately to improve the safety of cru...
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