Program management (51 - 55 of 55 items)
Oil and Gas Royalty Accounting--Improvements Have Been Initiated but Continued Emphasis Is Needed To Ensure Success
AFMD-82-55: Published: Apr 27, 1982. Publicly Released: May 5, 1982.
GAO was requested to evaluate the development of the new royalty system and to determine the extent to which it will improve the collection of royalties due from Federal and Indian lands.Royalty collections have increased rapidly in recent years, primarily because of substantial increases in oil and gas prices and, with oil prices decontrolled, this trend can be expected to continue. Historically,...
The Energy Conservation Program for Schools and Hospitals Can Be More Effective
EMD-81-47: Published: Mar 23, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 1981.
Schools and hospitals are major consumers of energy, and a substantial potential exists for them to reduce their energy consumption and costs through a variety of energy conservation actions. The Schools and Hospitals Program was established by the National Energy Conservation Policy Act as a matching grant program to assist schools and hospitals in reducing their energy consumption. Funding of al...
Management Problems Impede Success of DOE's Solar Energy Projects
EMD-81-10: Published: Dec 22, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 1980.
GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) management of its solar energy research and development (R&D) projects.GAO found that: (1) DOE has taken important steps, such as instituting decentralized management, establishing a formalized management system, and initiating an automated contractor reporting system, to improve its R&D project management; (2) solar energy projects are continuing to e...
Fossil Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration: Opportunities for Change
EMD-78-57: Published: Sep 18, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 8, 1979.
There has been a significant increase in recent years in research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) funding for fossil energy technologies, with a large proportion of funds directed towards efforts to demonstrate that these techniques will be commercially viable.The Department of Energy (DOE) lacked some of the tools necessary to properly manage fossil energy RD&D programs. It had not develop...