Energy supplies (51 - 60 of 65 items)
GAO Energy Digest
104263: Sep 1, 1977
The Energy Digest, the first in a series of planned topical digests, brings together all of the available unrestricted documents on energy-related matters that GAO has issued from July 1972 through March 1977. For the most part, this publication was derived from computerized GAO data bases.Designed to serve as a desk reference, the Energy Digest contains over 200 audit reports, special studies, le...
Federal Energy Administration's System for Monitoring Heating Oil Prices
EMD-77-63A: Published: Aug 25, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1977.
Under the monitoring system established by the Federal Energy Administration (FEA) to ensure that heating oil price levels remain reasonable, FEA collects price information from a survey of about 600 firms and compares the average of these survey prices to an index price which is the FEA best estimate of what average heating oil prices would have been had they remained under price controls.Overall...
Energy Reorganization Legislation
101911: Apr 19, 1977
Before a Department of Energy is established, Congress should address the issues relating to data, conservation, regulation, leasing, coordination, and GAO oversight of the Department's activities. The Professional Audit Review Team's continued existence should be discussed in the bill (H.R. 4236). The legislation should require the Department of Energy to have the same responsibility for automobi...
Domestic Energy Resource and Reserve Estimates--Uses, Limitations, and Needed Data
EMD-77-6: Published: Mar 17, 1977. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1977.
The usefulness of resource and reserve estimates of the Nation's primary energy fuels, including oil, gas, coal, and uranium, can be greatly improved. These estimates are prepared and reported on by Federal agencies.The estimates prepared have been an attempt to measure the potential short- and long-term domestic supplies of these fuels. Review of the reported energy resource and reserve estimates...
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...
America's Energy Futures
100197: Jan 19, 1977
The basic energy choices available to the United States depend on energy conservation. Total U.S. energy consumption more than doubled between 1950 and 1973. The Energy Policy Project (EPP) has concluded that the central energy problem in the next 25 years will not be the lack of energy resources per se, but the large potential for rapid growth in energy consumption. People want a reliable supply...
Energy Analysis, Accounting without Dollars
102171: Jan 1, 1977
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 12, Issue 2, Spring 1977...
On Conservation and Innovation
100196: Nov 30, 1976
Government use of public policy to stimulate both conservation and innovation in the use of energy is explored. If we squander our resources, those in the future will pay for our excesses. Innovation in the search for energy can be consonant with conservation. Conservation will not work voluntarily, but will have to be imposed by government. Direct action is seen in rationing, import quotas, auto...
Comments on the GAO Report Concerning the Evaluation of Proposed Federal Assistance for Financing Commercialization of Emerging Energy Technologies
098199: Aug 30, 1976
No summary is currently available...