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  • “Is Cheap Gas Pulling The Plug On Electric Cars?” A Response
    This letter by Tony Posawatz, President and CEO of Invictus iCAR LLC and GM veteran of 30 years, is cross-posted from CleanTechnica. While gas prices may have some short-term impact on electric vehicle (EV) sales, the April 22 article “Is cheap gas…
    - 16 days ago, 14 May 15, 2:33pm -
  • Iran Deal Spurs Regional Rivalries
    We are already beginning to see sweeping implications stemming from the proposed nuclear deal between the P5+1 and Iran in the Middle East and around the globe. Specifically, Iran’s regional rivals are starting to see the ten year delay on the coun…
    - 18 days ago, 12 May 15, 9:22pm -
  • Study: Flying Outpaces Driving in Fuel Efficiency
    Driving is more energy-intense than flying, a University of Michigan study concluded last week, revealing surprising trends about energy consumption in the United States. Lead researcher Michael Sivak of the University’s Transportation Research Ins…
    - 22 days ago, 8 May 15, 5:31pm -
  • Tough Challenges for China’s Bloated Oil Industry
    Talks about merging China’s oil companies into a mega-NOC that can compete with the likes of ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell have hit roadblocks. A few potential mergers are being explored, which would ostensibly help China’s four state-owned oi…
    - 22 days ago, 8 May 15, 4:59pm -
  • Going Local with Energy Security: Indianapolis
    “The politics of energy is warping diplomacy around the world,” said Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, quoting former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in a presentation he gave today at the 2015 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Da…
    - 25 days ago, 5 May 15, 9:20pm -
  • Overcoming Barriers to Electric Vehicle Adoption
    Last week, the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) released a long-awaited report exploring how policy can be used to address barriers to adoption for electric vehicles. In addition to providing a wealth of useful background information about the st…
    - 29 days ago, 1 May 15, 8:52pm -
  • Oil Security Index: Three New Countries, Spotlight on Saudi Arabia
    Earlier this week, Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) released the second quarterly installment of its Oil Security Index for 2015, measuring the oil security of sixteen countries around the world. Countries are measured on key indicators, suc…
    - 29 days ago, 1 May 15, 2:20pm -
  • Oil Spill +5: Deepwater Conditions Test Industry’s Capabilities
    Five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill—widely regarded as the most significant in American history—the petroleum industry has pushed forward on new technologies to prevent future environmental catastrophes. Development has returned to t…
    - 36 days ago, 24 Apr 15, 7:00pm -
  • What to Know: Annual Energy Outlook 2015
    For the first time in several decades, the United States will become a net energy exporter, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced this week, as energy sent abroad begins to exceed consumption at home. Net natural gas exports coul…
    - 43 days ago, 17 Apr 15, 8:57pm -
  • Crude Prices, Hedging, and Missing the Forest for the Trees
    John Dizard has written an important opinion piece for the Financial Times, entitled “Much of the investing public will be sacrificed to the oil-money gods.” As headlines go, this one may be a challenge to parse. But the piece is well worth readi…
    - 45 days ago, 15 Apr 15, 1:36pm -

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