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Petropolitics

Return of OPEC+ Oil Comes as Demand Falters

OPEC+ is ramping up production just as the demand outlook has begun to deteriorate. Read More

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

Oil Majors Hit By Major Write-Downs

Behind the billions of dollars in write-downs is a substantially gloomier assumption about the long-term trajectory of the oil market. Read More

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

Problems for the Bakken Begin to Mount

The Dakota Access pipeline shutdown could remove 570,000 barrels per day of takeaway capacity from the Bakken shale formation. Read More

topics: bakken, Coronavirus, Dakota access, Low Oil Prices, oil, Oil Demand, Oil Dependence, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production
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Petropolitics

Iran’s New Port Project: Moving Past the Persian Gulf

Iran has announced a new oil pipeline project that would allow it to bypass the Strait of Hormuz Read More

topics: Biden, Iran, oil, Oil Production, Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Trump
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Oil and the Economy

Shale May Not Recover From Pandemic

With global demand perhaps permanently scarred from the pandemic, the U.S. oil industry may have already peaked. Read More

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

U.S. Energy Sector Sheds Jobs As Production Falls

While almost every other industry increased employment, the number of people working in the U.S. oil and gas sector continued to fall. Read More

topics: Energy Security, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Shale, Shale Oil
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Oil and the Economy

Twin Defeats Highlight Industry in Crisis

Two high-profile pipeline setbacks are part of a broader story in which the winds facing the oil and gas industry are blowing in an increasingly unfavorable direction. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, Oil and Gas, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Pipelines, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production, US oil and gas
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Oil and the Economy

U.S. Shale Succumbs to Debt

A tighter market could help shale bounce back, but the heady days of aggressive growth-at-all-costs drilling are long gone. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production
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Autonomous Vehicles

This Week In AVs: The Rise Of Middle Mile Autonomy; AVs And Local Budgets; And More

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

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Petropolitics

Oil Analysts See Stabilization and Higher Prices. But Risks Remain

A growing number of analysts argue that the worst is over for oil, but demand remains substantially lower. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, oil, Oil Demand, Oil Dependence, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, OPEC, Shale, WTI
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Autonomous Vehicles

This Week In AVs: NHTSA Launches AV TEST; AVs And Personal Liability; And More

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

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Energy Innovation

IEA: EVs to Gain More Market Share

While EV sales have taken a hit during the pandemic, analysts believe it will not derail the march toward electrification. Read More

topics: batteries, China, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Electric vehicle batteries, Electric Vehicles, India, Lithium Batteries, Transportation
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Oil and the Economy

Oil’s Long Road to Recovery

Cautious optimism is returning to the oil industry, but prices are nowhere near profitable for the domestic industry. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Iraq, Low Oil Prices, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Oil Supply, OPEC, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Shale, Shale Oil, Shale Oil Production
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Oil and the Economy

LNG Glut Curtailing U.S. Gas Exports

Oil prices are on the mend, but the global LNG market continues to wallow in oversupply. Read More

topics: LNG, LNG Markets, LNG Oversupply, Oversupply