for Oil Dependence
SAFE modeling shows that the widespread use of existing platooning technologies for trucks could save up to 20 billion gallons of diesel fuel through 2050.
'Fuel economy regulations are a preemptive strike against collusion and market-distorting behavior. In fact, current regulations will eliminate 12 billion barrels of oil imports between 2015 and 2040.'
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.
For every diesel truck replaced with natural gas, Waste Management cuts consumption of diesel by an average of 8,000 gallons per year.
Headlines around electric cars and carbon policy suggest our oil dependency is on a slippery downward slope. Recent data from 2016 suggests the opposite: our worldwide addiction is getting stronger.
The OPEC commission would examine whether the cartel’s behavior is designed to disadvantage U.S. oil producers and secure market power through anti-competitive behavior.
The commercialization of energy and transportation technologies can be very expensive and risky, so given the enormous task of reducing oil dependence, partnerships established through ARPA-E projects will be very vital.
Pickens: Would you agree that a former president of Shell Oil knows a thing or two about the energy business? I thought you would, which is why I invited John Hofmeister to join me on my podcast. Here are five insights on energy today from this proven leader.
A study from a major research group finds that the transition to autonomous cars will bring about a sharp increase in fuel efficiency and hasten the use of alternative energy sources, both of which will slice demand for petroleum.
Meg Jacobs, a Research Scholar in the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, spoke with The Fuse about her new book, "Panic at the Pump," which explores why the U.S. government has failed to put together long-term energy solutions.