Energy Dominance

US Reliance On OPEC Oil Hits 30-Year Low

Daily Caller |Michael Bastasch | June 13, 2019 U.S. crude oil imports from the Saudi Arabian-led OPEC fell to a 30-year low, according to the latest federal figures. OPEC imports fell to 1.5 million barrels per day in March, which is the lowest level since […]

Opinion: What energy has to do with national security

Houma Today | Michael James Barton | March 7, 2019 This year, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel barred the Interior Department from moving forward with its offshore drilling plans during the federal government shutdown. According to his injunction, the department is prohibited “from taking action […]

Don’t Believe Donald Trump; We’ll Be Just Fine Without Saudi Arabia

Cato | Emma Ashford | October 16, 2018 With the rumored killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, opinion in Washington appears to be turning decisively against longtime ally Saudi Arabia. Think tanks are returning Saudi money, lobbying firms are rejecting Saudi business, and Congress is actively considering sanctions on Saudi […]

Geopolitics of American Energy: Perry Speaks of Bright Future at VA Event

InsideSources | Erin Mundahl | November 6, 2018 Not all that long ago, avoiding gas shortages, and 1970s style gas lines, was a foreign policy goal for the U.S. Today, the development of fracking technology has made America one of the world’s leading energy suppliers, […]

The United States is now the largest global crude oil producer

EIA | September 12, 2018 The United States likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest crude oil producer earlier this year, based on preliminary estimates in EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO). In February, U.S. crude oil production exceeded that of Saudi […]

Energy Secretary Rick Perry: ‘True energy independence is finally within our grasp’

CNBC | Secretary Rick Perry | July 29, 2018 By all accounts, the United States is in the midst of truly spectacular progress in the vital realm of energy. Spurred by technological breakthroughs unleashed by innovation, deregulation and pro-growth policies, we are now producing energy […]

Interior head says public lands can make U.S. a ‘dominant’ oil power

Reuters | Valerie Volcovici | June 19, 2017  Boosting drilling and mining on America's protected federal lands can help the United States become not just independent, but "dominant" as a global energy force, according to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, whose agency manages about one-fifth of U.S. territory. […]
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