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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
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Petropolitics

A Mediterranean Scramble: Unraveling the Turkish Fight for Natural Gas

With vast reserves of natural gas at stake, regional tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean are heating up. Read More

topics: Cyprus, Eastern Mediterranean, Egypt, France, Greece, jordan, Leviathan, Natural Gas, Turkey, Zohr, Zohr gas field
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Oil and the Economy

Oil Downturn Rocks State Budgets

U.S. state governments dependent on oil and gas revenues face a fiscal crunch as COVID-19 hits production. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production, State budgets
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Oil and the Economy

Oil Industry’s Gamble on Plastics Looks Increasingly Risky

The rosy outlook for plastics, one of the oil industry's most promising growth markets, is starting to sour. Read More

topics: oil, petrochemicals, Plastics
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Oil and the Economy

U.S. Losing Ground In CASE Race

The U.S. is lagging behind the rest of the world’s major auto markets in the transition to EVs. Read More

topics: Electric Vehicles, Tesla, Transportation
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Oil and the Economy

Shale Faces Both Financial and Operational Problems

The oil market is close to rebalancing, and one big factor has been the steep decline in U.S. shale production. Read More

topics: Oil Demand, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production