Global Net Assessment
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A Global Net Assessment . . .
- Offshore Energy Resources and Infrastructure (Forum, underwritten by the Department of Defense, held June 3-4, 2003, Houston, TX); Analyst George Vance, Office of Net Assessment:
- Premise: "The undersea environment, previously dominated by offensive military operations, is rapidly becoming a strategic economic resource with a growing and vulnerable associated infrastructure that must be defended."
- "Global offshore energy sources and their attendant offshore extraction, production, and transportation facilities, are an increasingly important part of the undersea environment, and are particularly vulnerable to interdiction and attack."