Contrary to what we’ve heard, the United States does not export more oil than it imports. We’re actually far from energy independent. No amount of embellishing government statistics changes those facts. Read more
Once again, an American president has begged, cajoled or hectored the Saudis and OPEC to produce more oil to keep prices low.
Pressure is mounting on the U.S. government to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the death of American-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Our complicated relationship with the kingdom, held together for decades by oil and arms, narrows our palette of options.
“If for some reason that oil weapon becomes a Saudi response, and they may get other friends to join them in responding with an oil effect, the whole world economy could be shaken by a shortage of oil.”
The new fuel economy proposal by the Trump administration goes on for hundreds of pages, and it’s full of facts an figures and tables. One sticks out to us, in which the architects of the proposal tell us exactly how much oil (in their estimation) we should expect to use on top of the 20 million barrels we already consume each day.
You can help improve the proposal: Sign our petition urging the government not to roll back progress on fuel economy standards for cars to be sold in the U.S. in model years 2021-26.
Fuel Freedom co-founder and chairman Yossie Hollander and board of directors member John Hofmeister appeared on Sean Hannity’s radio show on Wednesday, April 18, to promote domestically produced natural gas as a way to reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
Something we hear a lot is “It’d be nice if America could use more alternative fuels that are cleaner and American-made, but they’re just not affordable compared to oil.” It’s time to put that myth to bed. Read more