The Fuse


U.S. Reaches 1 Million Electric Vehicle Sales

The U.S. electric vehicle market will reach a major milestone this month as automakers reach 1,000,000 EV sales.

topics: 1 million EVs, Electric Vehicles, EV Sales, Oil Prices

The New NAFTA Calms Some Automaker and Energy Concerns

The USMCA appears to calm oil industry fears that revisions to NAFTA would endanger investor protections, while Canada and Mexico both have carveouts to avoid vehicle tariffs.

topics: andres manuel lopez obrador, Auto industry, Automakers, Canada, Donald Trump, Mexico, NAFTA, Oil Trade Flows, Tariffs, Trade, US oil and gas, USMCA

SAFE Responds to Criticisms of Research on Military Costs of Protecting Global Oil Supply

While the overwhelming response to SAFE's report has been positive, our group seeks to clarify criticisms that are not factually based.

topics: Fuel Economy, Military Cost of Oil Dependence, Military Spending, oil, Oil Prices, Oil Supply

Permian Problems Spark Shale Interest Elsewhere

However, it isn’t clear that newfound interest in a variety of shale plays outside of West Texas will prove durable.

topics: bakken, Harold Hamm, Permian, Pipelines, Shale, Shale Oil