Strategic petroleum reserves (81 - 86 of 86 items)
Potential Savings through Purchase of Royalty Oil for Strategic Petroleum Reserve
EMD-79-1: Published: Oct 6, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1978.
A 1977 report to Congress stated that oil produced from Outer Continental Shelf and onshore federal leases, on which royalties are paid, could be purchased for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve at substantial savings to the government. Department of Interior officials calculated that, based on May 1978 crude oil prices, royalty oil would be $3.01 a barrel less than the national average composite pri...
Effects of Alaskan North Slope Crude Oil and Continued Crude Oil Production at Elk Hills Naval Petroleum Reserve
EMD-78-78: Published: Jul 19, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1978.
Alaskan North Slope crude oil is displacing some heavy, sour foreign crude oil imports into the West Coast because of similar qualities and yields. Middle East crude oil imports show a downward trend in that region, and the North Slope's production of crude oil improved the balance of payments by an estimated $1.3 billion during 1977. However, because of limited refinery desulfurization capacity,...
Need To Minimize Risks of Using Salt Caverns for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
EMD-78-25: Published: Jan 9, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 9, 1978.
The Energy Policy and Conservation Act requires the Federal Energy Administration (FEA) to create a strategic petroleum reserve to protect against interruptions in energy and petroleum product supplies. Oil for the reserve will be stored in caverns within salt domes and in salt and limestone mines. FEA identified nine potential sites--four salt domes, three salt mines, and two limestone mines--wit...
Issues Needing Attention in Developing the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
EMD-77-20: Published: Feb 16, 1977. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1977.
The concept of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is to provide protection against future oil embargoes by creation of a reserve equal to approximately 500 barrels of crude oil. As part of the reserve, an Early Storage Reserve is to be established to contain at least 150 million barrels by December 1978. The proposed reserve will contain only crude oil which will be stored underground in salt dome ca...
Management of and Plans for the Naval Petroleum Reserves
LCD-76-313: Published: May 14, 1976. Publicly Released: May 14, 1976.
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