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Geopolitics of U.S. oil security

Jim Krane | Kenneth B. Medlock III

Geopolitics of U.S. oil security.

The United States appears less exposed to geopolitical risks affecting its oil supply than at any time since the early 1970s due to fracking, climate change and a more diverse energy supply, according to research by energy fellow Jim Krane and Kenneth B. Medlock, senior director of the Center for Energy Studies. Energy Policy: