Energy supplies (21 - 30 of 63 items)
Analysis of Justice Memorandum on President's Statutory Authorities in Oil Crises
OGC-83-6: Published: Mar 4, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1983.
GAO was asked to analyze documents prepared by the administration under the Energy Emergency Preparedness Act of 1982; one of these documents is a legal memorandum prepared by the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel.GAO found that the memorandum is a complete and accurate discussion of the statutes available to the President in various kinds of oil emergencies. However, GAO noted several...
Analysis of the Comprehensive Energy Emergency Response Procedures Report
RCED-83-106: Published: Feb 17, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the comprehensive energy emergency response procedures report submitted by the President to Congress on December 31, 1982.GAO found that the procedures report does not adequately detail the options available to the President. Key programs, notably the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), emergency executive manpower reserves, and some Internationa...
The Strategic Petroleum Reserve
120617: Feb 17, 1983
GAO examined issues concerning the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), which plays a vital role in protecting the Nation's security and economic health during oil supply disruptions. GAO noted that two problem areas which plagued the early development of SPR were delays in construction and in oil acquisition. The administration's proposed fill rates for fiscal years (FY) 1984 through 1986 delay by...
Status of Strategic Petroleum Reserve Activities as of September 30, 1982
RCED-83-29: Published: Oct 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1982.
This is the second in a series of reports that GAO was requested to provide on the administration's progress in filling the Department of Energy's (DOE) Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) and its compliance with applicable energy laws.DOE reported that the SPR contained about 277.9 million barrels of oil as of September 30, 1982. During fiscal year (FY) 1982, about 78.6 million barrels were deliver...
Progress in Filling the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Continues, but Capacity Concerns Remain
EMD-82-112: Published: Jul 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1982.
This is the first in a series of reports that GAO was requested to provide on the Administration's progress in filling the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) and its compliance with applicable laws.The Department of Energy (DOE) reported that the SPR contained about 264.1 million barrels as of June 30, 1982. During fiscal year (FY) 1982, about 64.8 million barrels of oil have been delivered to SPR,...
Feasibility and Cost of Interim Storage for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
EMD-82-95: Published: May 21, 1982. Publicly Released: May 21, 1982.
As part of an ongoing study of options for building, holding, and using private oil stocks, GAO was requested to provide information concerning the feasibility and cost of interim storage for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) managed by the Department of Energy (DOE).GAO calculations indicate that an SPR fill rate of 300 thousand barrels per day beginning in fiscal year (FY) 1983 and continuin...
Fiscal Accountability of the Nation's Energy Resources
117877: Mar 23, 1982
Comments were presented on a report of the Commission on Fiscal Accountability of the Nation's Energy Resources on oil and gas royalty accounting. The Commission made a thorough examination of the royalty management problems and concluded that royalty accounting is in complete disarray. In its report, the Commission made over 60 recommendations to improve the royalty collection system and called f...
Strategic Petroleum Reserve: Substantial Progress Made, but Capacity and Oil Quality Concerns Remain
EMD-82-19: Published: Dec 31, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1981.
The Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) is vital to the Nation's efforts to protect itself against oil embargoes or temporary oil shortages. GAO was asked to provide periodic status reports and an overall report on the Administration's efforts through fiscal year 1981 to fill SPR in compliance with the Energy Security Act.During fiscal year 1981, the Administration far surpassed the required minimum...
Status of Strategic Petroleum Reserve Activities--September 1981
EMD-82-7: Published: Oct 2, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 1981.
In response to congressional requests, GAO reported on the status of the Administration's activities to implement the Energy Security Act. The act requires the President to fill the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) at an average rate of at least 100,000 barrels per day for fiscal year 1981 and each succeeding fiscal year. GAO reviewed Department of Energy (DOE) and Defense Fuel Supply Center (DFS...
The United States Remains Unprepared for Oil Import Disruptions
EMD-81-117: Published: Sep 29, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1981.
GAO examined the Federal Government's ability to cope with oil import disruptions, reported on the adequacy of the Department of Energy's (DOE) current contingency programs and organization for dealing with oil shortages, and suggested ways to strengthen the Nation's energy emergency preparedness. In order to examine present emergency preparedness, GAO examined emergency programs for quickly incre...