Securing America's Future Energy

July 1, 2016
Press Release

Surging Traffic Fatalities Underscore Need for Policy Leadership in Emerging Autonomous Vehicle Space

Washington, D.C.— Today’s announcement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that traffic fatalities on American roads have surged by 7.7 percent, combined with the recent news of a fatal crash that occurred while Tesla’s autopilot function was activated,...

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June 1, 2016
Press Release

OPEC Strategy Successfully Squeezes Rivals and Ensures Higher Fuel Prices to Come for American Consumers

Latest SAFE Issue Brief examines Saudi Arabia’s four-part strategy and why it’s working—proposes solutions for greater U.S. energy security.
  Washington, D.C. – Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meet this Thursday in Vienna, to continue their 50-year...

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June 1, 2016
Report

The OPEC (Saudi) Strategy

Summary
  • At the conclusion of its November 2014 meeting, OPEC, led by de facto swing producer Saudi Arabia, went against decades of historical precedent and initiated a global price war. The price of oil tumbled from June 2014 highs of...

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May 28, 2016
Press Release

Oil Prices Rally 70 Percent since January in Time for Memorial Weekend Travel

Sharply lower U.S. production, rising domestic demand, and rising prices indicate a working OPEC strategy to regain control.
Washington, D.C. – As American drivers take to the roads this Memorial Weekend holiday, oil prices are at this year’s highest—70 percent above mid-January...

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May 19, 2016
Press Release

SAFE Energy Security Leadership Council Releases National Strategy for Energy Security: The Innovation Revolution

Report presents recommendations to improve American oil security through domestic production, fuel competition, driverless technology, and anti-cartel measures
Washington, D.C. – FedEx Corporation Chairman, President and CEO Frederick W. Smith and 34th U.S. Marine Corps Commandant James Conway (Ret.) joined by...

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May 19, 2016
Report

National Strategy for Energy Security: The Innovation Revolution

The National Strategy for Energy Security: The Innovation Revolution offers a range of solutions to the challenges created by recurring extreme oil price volatility, exacerbated by the anti-market conduct of foreign governments and national oil companies. The report is a project of...

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May 11, 2016
Press Release

Study: North Carolina Electric Vehicle Incentive Would Add $52 Million to State GDP Over Next 16 Years

Washington, D.C. – Establishing an electric vehicle (EV) tax credit for the purchase of all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in North Carolina would produce economic gains while reducing gasoline consumption, says a new study released today by Keybridge Research...

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May 4, 2016
News Bulletin

FPI Hill Briefing: American Interests and the Energy Revolution

The Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI) and Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) cordially invite you to a Capitol Hill luncheon to discuss the price of oil's strong influence over the world economy and American security. FPI HILL BRIEFING: AMERICAN INTERESTS AND THE...

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April 26, 2016
News Bulletin

Quote of the Week: Prince Plans to Wean Saudi from Oil by 2020

  • Saudi Arabia is ready for a world without oil. At least that’s the goal of Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the 31-year-old son of King Salman bin Abdulaziz.

  • The government of the de facto OPEC leader agreed to sweeping economic...

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April 15, 2016
News Bulletin

Quote of the Week: California’s Race to Regulate Slams Brakes on Innovation

  • Regulators may end up sending American mobility backwards, not forwards.

  • In an ironic twist, California, a fosterer of technological innovation, autonomous vehicle regulations cancel out any advantage driverless vehicles would have over conventional cars, taxis and ridesharing services, squandering the technology's...

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