The National Petroleum Council released a 422-page report entitled “Facing the Hard Truths About Energy: A Comprehensive View to 2030 of Global Oil and Natural Gas.”

The report identifies five core strategies for meeting energy demand in the future: increasing efficiency to moderate demand; expanding and diversifying production;
integrating energy policy into foreign, trade, security, and environmental policies; enhancing scientific and technological capabilities; and developing the legal and regulatory framework for carbon management.