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Oil and the Economy

Report: Structural Bull Market For Commodities Coming

Underinvestment, fiscal stimulus and a weaker dollar could form the foundation for a commodity super-cycle. Read More

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

Last Minute Push for Alaska’s ANWR Won’t Stave Off Decline

Alaska’s oil industry faces an uncertain future with poor economics, a shrinking pool of capital, and the prospect of tightening environmental policy.  Read More

topics: Alaska, ANWR, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, npr-a, Oil Prices, Oil Production
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Oil and the Economy

Oil Stuck Between Vaccine Optimism and Short-Term Spike in Cases

Lockdowns and rising COVID cases are counteracting the effects of a coronavirus vaccine on the oil market. Read More

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

Biden’s Energy and Environmental Agenda in 2021

Likely Republican control of the Senate means President-elect Joe Biden's first policy actions will come from the President's pen, rather than Congressional legislation. Read More

topics: Biden, Biden administration, Donald Trump, Low Oil Prices, Natural Gas, Oil Demand, Oil Dependence, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Trump
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Petropolitics

OPEC+ May Be Forced to Delay Easing Production Cuts

The latest COVID-19 wave could force the group to extend the cuts once again. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, OPEC
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Autonomous Vehicles

The United States Must Develop Its CASE Supply Chain To Make Cruise AV Milestone Count

Cruise intends to be the first company to test its fully driverless vehicles on the dense city streets of San Francisco. Read More

topics: Autonomous Vehicle Policy, autonomous vehicles, Cruise, Electric Vehicles, Self-Driving Cars
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Oil and the Economy

U.S. Shale Industry Sees Bankruptcies and Consolidation

Low oil prices and high-profile deals point to a shift toward consolidation in the U.S. oil industry. Read More

topics: Concho Resources, ConocoPhillips, Oil Demand, Oil Dependence, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Shale, Shale Oil Production
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Energy Innovation

IEA: Pandemic Upends Energy Markets, But Faster Clean Energy Transition Needed

The IEAs latest World Energy Outlook predicts renewable energy will outcompete fossil fuels for new power generation—but more aggressive policies are needed to speed the pace of the energy transition. Read More

topics: Clean Energy, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Fatih Birol, IEA, Oil Demand, Oil Supply
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Petropolitics

What’s At Stake For Oil and Gas In 2020 Election

The outcome of the election will have significant implications for the energy industry – but some trends are beyond White House control. Read More

topics: Biden, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production, Trump
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Oil and the Economy

Energy Transition Picks Up Steam

China's plans to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2060 is the latest high-profile development in the shift away from fossil fuels. Read More

topics: China, Coronavirus, Electric Vehicles, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Peak oil demand
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Oil and the Economy

BP Joins Peak Demand Crowd

BP believes evolving policy, technological advances and COVID-19 mean peak oil demand will be reached in the 2020s—or has already happened. Read More

topics: BP, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Peak Demand
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Oil and the Economy

Oil Sinks as Demand Disappoints

Oil prices fall as the summer driving season ends, inventories remain high and refineries worldwide struggle with overcapacity. Read More

topics: Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production
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Autonomous Vehicles

This Week In AVs: AV Delivery To Create 3.4 Million U.S. Jobs Per Year; China Expects 2023 Robotaxi Deployment; And More

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

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Oil and the Economy

Exxon Removed From Dow Jones

In a sign of the times, ExxonMobil has been replaced on the Dow Jones Industrial Average by tech company Salesforce. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Exxon, ExxonMobil, Low Oil Prices, oil, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production