The United States spends at least $81 billion every year protecting the global free flow of oil.
Waste Management, headquartered in Houston, has been an industry leader in transitioning to alternative sources of fuel. Its fleet includes an increasing number of vehicles that run on CNG and other renewable transportation fuels.
Admiral Dennis Blair served in the Navy until 2002 and was commander in chief of U.S. forces in the Pacific region. He also served in the White House during the Reagan administration and was appointed the Director of National Intelligence from 2009-10.
General James Conway’s background as a Marine motivated him to engage in the cause of oil dependence because of its negative effects on national security.