Strategic materials (31 - 34 of 34 items)
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...
Status of Strategic Petroleum Reserve Activities--June 1981
EMD-81-107: Published: Jun 19, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 1981.
The Energy Security Act requires the President to resume filling the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) at an average rate of at least 100,000 barrels per day for fiscal year 1981 and succeeding years. The status of SPR storage facilities, oil deliveries to SPR facilities, and the Government's activities to contract for SPR oil as of June 11, 1981 were reviewed.On May 22, 1981, DOE completed instal...
Need To Consider a Regional Petroleum Reserve for All Petroleum Products
EMD-79-14: Published: Mar 20, 1979. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1979.
A review of efforts by the Department of Energy (DOE) to create a strategic petroleum reserve has brought to light the fact that legislation which authorized the development of regional reserves has not been fully implemented. Specifically, DOE has failed to obtain sufficient data concerning demand and imports of refined petroleum products.The Energy Policy and Conservation Act requires DOE to ann...
Transportation Planning for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Should Be Improved
LCD-78-211: Published: Oct 18, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 18, 1978.
To minimize the vulnerability of the United States to the effects of a severe energy-supply interruption and to provide limited protection from the short-term consequences of interruptions in supplies of petroleum products, Congress provided for the creation of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) for the storage of petroleum products. The current goal is to have 1 billion barrels of crude oil in...