Category: ‘ Oil Prices ’

 

Former DNI: Diplomacy is Key to Energy Security

Admiral Dennis C. Blair, former Director of National Intelligence, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, and Co-Chair of the Commission on Energy and Geopolitics, addressed a crowd of energy leaders, policy practitioners, and j...

Barrels at Risk: Algeria

“Analysts say Algeria’s sclerotic regime, dominated by a shadowy establishment rooted in military and intelligence circles, derives its legitimacy from the distribution of hydrocarbons ’rent’ through rampant social spendi...

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...

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...

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...

Top Three Disastrous Oil and Gas Megaprojects

A distressing trend has been rising in the oil and gas industry: ballooning megaprojects that far exceed estimated timelines and budgets, stressing oil and gas companies and cutting into returns. While oil exploration has always b...

Releasing the SPR: A Threat, with What Goal?

Earlier this week, the Department of Energy announced that it was conducting a “test” release of crude oil from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Five million barrels, roughly 1 percent of collected supplies, w...

Crisis in Ukraine: Energy Resources

As the crisis in Ukraine continues to unfold, two of SAFE’s recent reports can serve as valuable resources for policymakers and analysts seeking additional context, particularly of the drivers and constraints on Russian action...

ZOVIRAX FOR SALE

The International Energy Agency’s most recent Monthly Oil Market Report, released on Thursday, provided some news that most industry analysts were not expecting to hear this winter. The report stated, ‘‘Far from drowning in ...
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