August 18, 2012

Must the U.S. Rely on Saudi Oil?

Denver Post, Denver Post

AP Photo

With all of the good news recently about domestic oil and gas production and the possibility that energy independence is no longer a will-o'-the-wisp, it was probably high time for a reality check. Enter The New York Times this week with the unsettling headline "U.S. Reliance on Saudi Oil Goes Back Up."

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Saudi Arabia, energy, oil

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

August 6, 2012
From Resource Curse to Blessing
Joseph Stiglitz, Project Syndicate
New discoveries of natural resources in several African countries – including Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, and Mozambique – raise an important question: Will these windfalls be a blessing that brings prosperity and hope, or a... more ››
August 8, 2012
Noose Tightens Around Iranian Oil
Journal of Energy Security
In a recent statement, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters that “he sees no evidence of any impact of sanctions on Iran’s calculations about its controversial nuclear program.” However,... more ››
August 6, 2012
Oil Pipeline Politics to Dominate Canada
Kelly McParland, National Post
There was a time when people rolled their eyes at Canada’s determination to fritter away its political energies in a seemingly endless, eye-glazingly tedious debate over constitutional minutia. Having escaped that trap, you'd... more ››
August 17, 2012
The West Is Killing Capitalism
Mzukisi Qobo, Business Day
The singling out of emerging powers as guardians of state capitalism does not only betray gross ignorance of what is at play in these countries — a gradual march towards free markets — but conveniently overlooks the actual... more ››
August 8, 2012
Syria Proxy War May Rip Apart Mideast
Seumas Milne, The Guardian
Western and Gulf regime support for rebel fighters isn't bringing freedom to Syrians but escalating sectarian conflict and war. more ››