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artificial intelligenceTuSimple Testing Self-Driving Trucks for US Postal Service

uSimple self-driving trucks is starting a short pilot program with the US Postal Service. They will complete five round trips between Phoenix and Dallas using autonomous semis operated by TuSimple. Letters and packages moving between Phoenix and Dallas will travel …

chinaChina Navy Versus the US Navy Now and Through 2030

China’s Navy now outnumbers the US Navy by 300 ships to 287 ship. The US ships are still much larger and more powerful and about 100 of China’s ships are coastal frigates and corvettes. The frigates and corvettes are really …

cubaCuba, Venezuela and Iran Oil Problems Under US Sanctions

Iran dropped 154,000 bpd to 2.554 million bpd in April. Iraq dropped 113,000 bpd to 4.63 million bpd. Saudi Arabia had 45,000 bpd less oil in April at 9.742 million bpd. Venezuela had a slight increase of 28,000 bpd to …

businessChina’s Plans to Match US Economic and Tech Power and Vie for Economic Influence

China continues to move ahead on military modernization. China is on track to have per capita income at about 25% of US levels in 2030 which would be at about the level of Eastern Europe. The richest areas like Shanghai, …

energyIn 2025 the USA Could Produce More Oil Than Saudi Arabia and Russia Combined

The US Energy Information Agency Annual Energy Outlook high projection for oil and natural gas liquids would be 24 million barrels per day by 2025. Russia and Saudi Arabia should have combined production of about 20-24 million barrels per day.

economic impactFuture is US Oil and Gas and Using Oil for Plastics

By 2025, Texas oil production will double and US and gas production will increase by around 50%. Enterprise Partners forecasts that Texas will surpass 10 million barrels per day of crude oil production by 2025 from the Permian and Eagle …

energyUS Oil and NGL Could Be More than Saudi Arabia and Russia By 2025

The US Energy Information Agency had its Annual Energy Outlook for 2019. The middle projection is for the US to reach 15 million barrels per day of oil production. This would be more than Saudi Arabia and Iraq combined. Infographic …