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    July 2, 2013

    Rising U.S. Oil Output Gives Policy Makers More Options

    A Washington think tank called Securing America's Future Energy took up the energy-security issue in 2005 as worries spiked. U.S. engineers were struggling to restore Iraq's oil industry. Big chunks of Nigerian output were off the market because of militant attacks.

     

    The group, made up of business executives, former diplomats and retired military leaders, hosted "Oil ShockWave" simulations, inviting former senior policy makers to role-play responses to hypothetical oil-market disruptions. Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin played the part of the president's national-security adviser in a 2007 simulation in which unrest closed a pipeline linking the Caspian and Mediterranean seas while Venezuela and Iran cut output to protest sanctions on Iran, sending global oil prices soaring.

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    May 13, 2013

    Frustrated with diplomacy, some in Congress seek total ban on Iran’s oil

    Supporters have been buoyed by conclusions in an independent report co-authored by the research firm Roubini Global Economics and Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), a Washington nonprofit group. The report says oil markets have loosened up significantly compared with five years ago, when rising demand from Asia strained global supplies and drove up prices. Today, sluggish European growth and increased oil production in Iraq and the United States have led to a surplus capacity of nearly 4 million barrels a day, the report says.

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  • Press Release

    April 25, 2013

    New Analysis Finds Global Oil Market Manipulated, Resulting in Higher Volatility, Costs to U.S. Economy

    WASHINGTON – The global oil market is significantly influenced by un-free forces such as a producers’ cartel and as a result is not a free ...

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    April 18, 2013

    April 25: FedEx’s Smith Speaks at Cato Event on Monopolistic Global Oil Market

     WASHINGTON – On Thursday, April 25, Frederick W. Smith, Chairman, President, and CEO of FedEx Corporation, will speak at an event hosted by the Cato ...

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    April 11, 2013

    SAFE Applauds Budget Provisions Targeting Oil Dependence, Calls for Expanded Energy Production Access to Pay for Energy Security Trust

     WASHINGTON – Robbie Diamond, President and CEO of Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), released the following statement today on key energy security measures included in ...

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    March 22, 2013

    Tiny Think Tank a Major Player on Energy Policy

    Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), which aims to reduce oil consumption by radically changing the cars and trucks we drive, is the unlikely driving force behind President Obama’s newest energy proposal.

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