Mind the Power Gap: The American Energy Arsenal and Chinese Insecurity

The shale revolution has upended nearly a half-century of American energy insecurity. The United States is now the most energy-secure it has been since the 1970s and has returned to its position as the world’s leading energy producer. Over a few short years in the 2010s, the United States shifted from being one of the world’s largest oil and natural gas importers to instead being the world’s largest exporter.