american energy security

No Time for Energy Complacency

July 31, 2014 by David Lawrence

The United States produced 11 million barrels of oil and natural gas liquids per day in the first quarter of 2014, overtaking Saudi Arabia as the number one producer in the world. Already, by 2010, the US had made its mark as the number one producer of natural gas.[read more]

Why We Need to Pay More Attention to Cybersecurity in 2014

February 12, 2014 by Jessica Kennedy

The state of cybersecurity in 2014 is tenuous at best. President Obama paid nominal attention to the matter in his State of the Union address, giving it only one mention. “Here at home, we’ll keep strengthening our defenses, and combat new threats like cyberattacks,” he promised.[read more]

Energy Security Four Decades After the Arab Oil Embargo

November 12, 2013 by Geoffrey Styles

The 1973-74 embargo was the first oil shock of a tumultuous decade, and it triggered a true crisis. The US had relied on oil costing around $3 per barrel, not just to fuel our transportation system, but also for 17% of our electricity generation and numerous other uses.[read more]