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Oil and the Economy

Twin Defeats Highlight Industry in Crisis

Two high-profile pipeline setbacks are part of a broader story in which the winds facing the oil and gas industry are blowing in an increasingly unfavorable direction. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, Oil and Gas, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Pipelines, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production, US oil and gas
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Oil and the Economy

U.S. Shale Succumbs to Debt

A tighter market could help shale bounce back, but the heady days of aggressive growth-at-all-costs drilling are long gone. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production
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Autonomous Vehicles

This Week In AVs: The Rise Of Middle Mile Autonomy; AVs And Local Budgets; And More

SAFE's weekly roundup of the top news in autonomous vehicle innovation and deployment. Read More

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Petropolitics

Oil Analysts See Stabilization and Higher Prices. But Risks Remain

A growing number of analysts argue that the worst is over for oil, but demand remains substantially lower. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, oil, Oil Demand, Oil Dependence, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, OPEC, Shale, WTI
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Autonomous Vehicles

This Week In AVs: NHTSA Launches AV TEST; AVs And Personal Liability; And More

SAFE's weekly roundup of the top news in autonomous vehicle innovation and deployment. Read More

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Energy Innovation

IEA: EVs to Gain More Market Share

While EV sales have taken a hit during the pandemic, analysts believe it will not derail the march toward electrification. Read More

topics: batteries, China, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Electric vehicle batteries, Electric Vehicles, India, Lithium Batteries, Transportation
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Oil and the Economy

Oil’s Long Road to Recovery

Cautious optimism is returning to the oil industry, but prices are nowhere near profitable for the domestic industry. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Iraq, Low Oil Prices, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, OPEC, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production
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Oil and the Economy

LNG Glut Curtailing U.S. Gas Exports

Oil prices are on the mend, but the global LNG market continues to wallow in oversupply. Read More

topics: LNG, LNG Markets, LNG Oversupply, Oversupply
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Oil and the Economy

Have We Reached Peak Shale?

A growing number of analysts believe that U.S. production will never again hit recent highs. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Energy Security, ExxonMobil, IEA, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, OPEC
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Petropolitics

Unrest Brewing in Oil Producing Countries

Coronavirus and collapsing oil prices have hollowed out budgets of oil-producing countries, raising fears of instability. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Energy Security, Geopolitical Risk, Geopolitics, Iraq, Nigeria, Oil Prices, Oil Production, OPEC, Venezuela
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Petropolitics

Saudi Arabia Faces an Unprecedented Crisis

Oil's collapse must force a reckoning for Saudi Arabia, which has long relied on oil revenue to hold its economy together. Read More

topics: Jamal Khashoggi, Low Oil Prices, MBS, Mohammed bin Salman, oil, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Saudi Arabia
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Oil and the Economy

Oil Shut Ins Grow. Some Supply Won’t Come Back

Oil prices are starting to climb, but supply shut ins mean the pain is not yet over. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Production, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production
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Oil and the Economy

SAFE Releases Report To Get America Moving Again

COVID-19 has exposed frailties in the U.S. economy. The crisis provides an opportunity to bolster American economic resilience. Read More

topics: Autonomous Vehicle Policy, autonomous vehicles, China, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, Electric Vehicles, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Transportation