Securing America's Future Energy

January 16, 2019
Press Release

Optimized Fuel Economy Standards Must Meet Economic and Energy Security Needs

Washington, D.C.— Responding to comments in Congress that the administration is planning on finalizing fuel economy rules rising 0.5 percent per year rather than freezing the current standards through 2026, Admiral Dennis Blair (Ret.), the former Director of National...

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January 4, 2019
Press Release

SAFE Responds to the Passing of Southwest Airlines Founder Herbert Kelleher

Washington, D.C.— In response to news of the passing of Herbert Kelleher, the co-founder and Chairman Emeritus of Southwest Airlines and a founding board member of Securing America’s Future Energy’s (SAFE) Energy Security Leadership Council (ESLC), SAFE President and CEO...

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December 11, 2018
Report

SAFE Comments on DOT Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Program

In response to the ongoing development of autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies and in anticipation of continued AV testing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain public comments on the...

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December 7, 2018
Press Release

Continued OPEC Market Manipulation Highlights Need for NOPEC Legislation

Washington, D.C.— Following today’s OPEC meeting, at which the cartel reportedly agreed to cut supply by 1.2 million barrels per day, Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) President and CEO Robbie Diamond released the following statement: “The uncertainty and behind-the-scenes wrangling that...

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December 4, 2018
Press Release

Ending Incentives for Electric Vehicles Would Undermine U.S. Energy Security

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Following the Trump Administration’s stated intention to end incentives for electric vehicles (EVs), Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) President and CEO Robbie Diamond issued the following statement: “The ongoing market manipulation by the Saudi-led OPEC cartel serves as a reminder...

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November 7, 2018
Press Release

SAFE Submits Comments to Bolster USDOT Analysis of AVs’ Workforce Impacts

Washington, D.C.—In response to a request for comments from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST) on the scope of a Congressionally-requested analysis of the effects of autonomous vehicles (AVs) on the U.S. workforce, SAFE...

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November 2, 2018
Press Release

SAFE Reacts to Trump Administration’s Granting of Oil Import Waivers Ahead of Iran Sanctions

Washington, D.C.—Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) President and CEO Robbie Diamond released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to grant waivers to eight countries ahead of reimposing sanctions on Iran, allowing them to keep buying Iranian...

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October 16, 2018
Press Release

SAFE CEO’s Comment on Saudi Arabia’s Evolving Diplomatic Situation

Washington, D.C.—In response to the evolving diplomatic situation with Saudi Arabia, during which the Kingdom referenced its outsized role in oil production, Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) President and CEO Robbie Diamond made the following statement: "Saudi Arabia’s threat to weaponize oil...

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October 11, 2018
Press Release

SAFE Announces New Class of Energy Security Fellows

Washington, D.C.—Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE) announced today 33 new Fellows will join its fourth Energy Security Fellows Program. The program provides the next generation of energy, transportation and national security professionals with access to high-level programming and networking opportunities,...

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October 4, 2018
Press Release

SAFE Applauds Removal of Barriers for Heavy-Duty Vehicle Innovation in Department of Transportation’s Automated Vehicle (AV) Policy Guidance 3.0

Washington, D.C.—The Department of Transportation (DOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released “Automated Vehicles 3.0: Preparing for the Future of Transportation.” The document was developed in response to public comments, including those by SAFE, and is...

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