Implications of the Middle Eastern Crisis for Near-term and Mid-term Oil Supply: Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session ... September 13, 1990

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991 - 129 páginas
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Página 121 - Congress declares that it is the policy of the United States to use export controls to the extent necessary (a) to protect the domestic economy from the excessive drain of scarce materials and to reduce the inflationary impact of abnormal foreign demand...
Página 111 - severe energy supply interruption" means a national energy supply shortage which the President determines — (A) is, or is likely to be, of significant scope and duration, and of an emergency nature; (B) may cause major adverse impact on national safety or the national economy; and (C) results, or is likely to result, from an interruption in the supply of imported petroleum products, or from sabotage or an act of God.
Página 95 - Emissions resulting from human activities are substantially increasing the atmospheric concentrations of the greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide, methane, chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and nitrous oxide. These increases will enhance the greenhouse effect, resulting on average in an additional warming of the Earth's surface.
Página 24 - Commissions to encourage consumer energy efficiency. o Encourage Industrial Oil Conservation — Manufacturing accounts for 25 percent of US oil consumption, a substantial amount of which is used for feedstock. A 1 percent reduction in oil use by manufacturers would save 36,000 b/d of oil. DOE will work with leaders in the manufacturing community to provide information on energy efficiency opportunities and make energy efficiency a higher management priority. o Increase Federal Government Energy...
Página 24 - DECAT program. Oil savings goal of 70,000 b/d in personal transportation, and 50,000 b/d in commercial transportation. The Department of Energy and the Department of Transportation will make DECAT material widely available to fleet operators. State energy offices, and consumer organizations. o Encourage Electricity Conservation — Twenty-nine US utilities, principally in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States, account for 94 percent of the 650,000 b/d of oil used for electricity generation. Every...
Página 121 - ... good made available to that other Party relative to the total supply of that good of the Party maintaining the restriction as compared to the proportion prevailing in the most recent 36-month period for which data are available prior to the imposition of the measure, or in such other representative period on which the Parties may agree...
Página 100 - State-ratemaking process; now, therefore, be it RESOl.VED, That the Executive Committee of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) assembled at its I990 Summer Committee Meeting in l.os Angeles, California, finds that the new ratemaking standard cited above should encourage but not restrict the States...
Página 27 - Any physical or operational change at a source subject to subsection (b) of this section that results in an increase in representative actual annual emissions of any criteria pollutant over levels used for that source in the most recent air quality impact analysis in the area conducted for the purposes of Title I, if any...
Página 25 - ... additional twenty-eight are planned. Appropriate Federal agencies would provide technical assistance to local authorities to resolve technical problems and where appropriate to assist the permitting of these plants. Up to 35,000 b/d of oil could be displaced within 3 years. PETROLEUM SUPPLY OPTIONS o Expedite Permitting for Alaskan Oil Production Projects — An inter-agency task force will be created to identify Alaska oil production projects that would benefit from expedited processing of Federal...
Página 17 - We are announcing today a package of medium-term measures to obtain further increases in oil supplies, greater efficiency, and more fuel switching over the next 18 to 24 months. These measures include: expedited action on Alaska oil projects; removing barriers to California heavy oil production; facilitating the construction of natural gas pipeline projects; technical assistance for waste-to-energy plants; accelerated use of alternative fuels in the Federal fleet; and low priority dispatching of...

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