Natural resources (41 - 45 of 45 items)
Planning and Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
103708: Sep 26, 1977
Lessons learned from the experience of building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline will be useful for the proposed building of a gas pipeline by the Alcan consortium from Alaska through Canada to the lower 48 States. Alyeska Pipeline Service Corporation acted as the common agent for the eight companies involved in the pipeline system. Costs of building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline were grossly underestimated...
The Federal Wind Energy Program
EMD-77-33: Published: Mar 29, 1977. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1977.
Under the direction of the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is responsible for developing, testing, and evaluating large wind energy systems, and the Department of Agriculture is responsible for identifying, developing, and testing applications in rural and remote areas. Of the funds specifically designated for small, medium,...
S. 63, A Bill to Provide for a Program of Nuclear Waste Management
EMD-77-26: Published: Mar 23, 1977. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 1977.
No summary is currently available...
Improvements Needed in the Federal Enhanced Oil and Gas Recovery Research, Development, and Demonstration Program
EMD-77-3: Published: Jan 28, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 1977.
Improvements are needed in the Federal enhanced oil and gas recovery research, development, and demonstration program.Advanced methods to recover currently nonrecoverable oil and gas could contribute to reducing United States dependence on imported energy resources. Commercialization of many of these techniques will require more technology development. Other obstacles, primarily economic, also sta...
National Energy Policy: An Agenda for Analysis
EMD-77-16: Published: Jan 27, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1977.
An assessment of national energy problems dealt with the urgency for new policies to avoid the heavy reliance on energy imports. The critical issues identified were the need for energy conservation, problems of nuclear fission, future reliance on fossil fuels, especially coal, and possibilities of alternate sources. Questions were posed about the role of the federal government in wise management o...