Press Releases

Energy Security Advocates Assail Oil Production Cuts and Call for NOPEC Vote

Washington, D.C. – Today OPEC+ announced a production cut of 2 million barrels of oil per day, which is expected to worsen the high inflation harming U.S. consumers and businesses. The continued malign role of the Saudi-led cartel group, which includes Russia, underscores the urgent need to pass the No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels […]

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SAFE Commends Goals of Permitting and Siting Reform Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Today, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the text of a legislative agreement with Senate Democratic leaders that would revise the Federal permitting and siting process to support the transition towards an electrified future. SAFE has consistently advocated for responsible reforms to accelerate construction of new infrastructure and production of materials to end […]

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Meeting the Moment, Seizing the Initiative

On September 13th, SAFE and EC Founder and CEO Robbie Diamond and EC Executive Director Ben Prochazka joined a gathering at the White House invited by President Biden to celebrate the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). This event punctuated a series of SAFE/EC achievements for this congressional session. The IRA, the Infrastructure Investment […]

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SAFE Urges NHSTA to Approve GM Cruise Petition for Purpose Built Vehicle, Origin

Photo Credit: Cruise SAFE has urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to grant the petition for exemption submitted by GM Cruise for their purpose-built vehicle the Origin. If granted, the exemption would allow flexibility in the design of autonomous vehicles (AVs) which exclude conventional features such as a steering wheel. Deploying purpose-built AVs […]

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SAFE Commends Congressional Passage of CHIPS and Science Funding

Washington, D.C. – After the House passed the CHIPS and Science Act, sending it to President Biden’s desk for signature, SAFE President and CEO Robbie Diamond made the following statement:   “Passage of this landmark legislation will help ensure America’s continued global leadership in semiconductor technology, spur domestic chip production, and reduce our dependence on vulnerable overseas […]

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