for Energy Security
Given the costs of oil dependence, maintaining and reforming the EV tax credit is of strategic importance to the U.S. The tax credit has been vital in helping EVs gain traction in today’s competitive car market.
One consequence of Saudi Arabia's “anti-corruption” purge is a more hawkish foreign policy and increased tension with Iran. With the U.S.’s national security and economic well-being vulnerable to instability in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, measures to strengthen energy security and reduce oil dependence are increasingly imperative.
Opening Area 1002—a small part of the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge—to oil exploration and development can reduce U.S. foreign import dependence.
The petrodollar system isn’t going to be turned upside down overnight, but China’s rising status will continue to disrupt the status quo, sending a powerful message that the country seeks to consolidate its strength as an economic superpower.
Outages from Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent price volatility provide a reminder that despite the enormous changes on the U.S. supply side over the past decade, the country is still dealing with energy security vulnerabilities.
Harvey’s effects on the nation’s energy infrastructure are wide-ranging, forcing a large swath of refining capacity to shut.
Ed Hirs, an energy economist from the University of Houston, talks to The Fuse about the dangers of oil supply disruptions and OPEC's impact on shale.
While there is no doubt that the U.S. has become an energy superpower, the main priority of the country should be strengthening overall energy security. One metric is the level of fuel choice in the transportation sector, which gives options to consumers and businesses so that they are not dependent on only petroleum.
Transportation must be the new growth sector in the US-Israel relationship, and AVs are the door. With its natural benefits to the security and prosperity of both nations, the table is set to yield both commercial and political value.
T. Boone Pickens explains why Volkswagen's settlement with the Justice Department can help move U.S. energy security in the right direction.