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Are electric vehicles safe?

Although on the surface electric vehicles have lower safety risks than cars with internal combustion engines, the introduction of lithium ion batteries into the equation presents new hazards, writes fellow Rachel Meidl in a new blog post: https://bit.ly/2LTJt2D | Jan. 22, 2021, 10:56 a.m.

End of an era for Venezuela's oil industry

2020 was the worst year in the history of Venezula's oil industry, with the country "producing the same [amount of oil] as it did in the 1930s," said fellow Francisco J. Monaldi. Learn more at the Caracas Chronicle. | Jan. 20, 2021, 5:11 p.m.

Perspective from Europe: Outlook for Global Oil

Energy fellow Mark Finley joins a panel experts for a webinar on the "Outlook for Global Oil Supply & Demand Balance in 2021: A Perspective from Europe" hosted by Gulf Intelligence. LinkedIn account required. | Jan. 14, 2021, 9:07 a.m.

Buoyed by gas price surge, Qatar expands LNG exports

"The IOCs have got to invest in something. It's probably looking like not a bad time to get back into LNG," said energy fellow Jim Krane. "LNG exports, especially with long-term contracts, are a pretty stable source of income." Read more at S&P Global Platts. | Jan. 12, 2021, 12:56 p.m.