Ensuring the reliability of global energy supplies will call for policies that both encourage the use of newer, cleaner energy technologies and address the political challenges posed by the world’s growing demand for oil and natural gas. U.S. policy seeks to encourage expansion and diversification of world energy supplies and to promote the transparency and democratic institutions that help energy-producing countries make the most productive use of their resources.
"Oil. The Geopolitics of Oil and Natural Gas,"
New England Journal of Public Policy:
2, Article 18.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol21/iss2/18