Fossil Fuels

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    Evolution of the Regulation of High Cost Gas Supplies

    This analysis examines the impasse that has developed in the formulation of a federal regulatory policy for facilities to manufacture synthetic natural gas (SNG) from coal.

    Feb 1, 1980

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    Mexico’s Petroleum and U.S. Policy: Implications for the 1980s

    This report analyzes key factors that will influence Mexico's future petroleum policies, projects expected policy outcomes, and assesses the implications of these policies for U.S. interests, objectives, and options for the 1980s.

    Jan 1, 1980

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    The outlook for conventional petroleum resources

    Focuses on general approaches to world petroleum resource assessment. The author establishes the nature and concentration of petroleum reserves and the efficiency of modern petroleum exploration. He demonstrates that conventional petroleum resource a...

    Jan 1, 1979

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    Petroleum Regulation: The False Dilemma of Decontrol

    A comprehensive analysis of the interrelationships between price controls, oil production technology, product demand, tariff policy, and world trade, as applied to the petroleum industry.

    Jan 1, 1977

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    The Distributional Implications of a Tax on Gasoline.

    Prepared for the 1975 meeting of the Western Economic Association. In the continuing debate over the advantages and disadvantages of a gasoline tax as opposed to a general petroleum tax or some form of rationing of gasoline or other petroleum product...

    Jan 1, 1975

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    How To Save Gasoline: Public Policy Alternatives for the Automobile (Executive Summary)

    This is an executive summary of R-1560 and is included therein.

    Jan 1, 1974

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    How To Save Gasoline: Public Policy Alternatives for the Automobile

    Sought to devise analytical tools to evaluate the effects on private transportation of national energy conservation measures, to apply these tools in a systematic analysis to compare the effectiveness of several alternative policy instrument...

    Jan 1, 1974

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    Protecting the U.S. Petroleum Market against Future Denials of Imports.

    Protecting the U.S. Petroleum Market against Future Denials of Imports.

    Jan 1, 1974

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    Petroleum — A Prediction Made in 1950

    Written in March-April of 1950, this paper outlines the world petroleum situation at that time, and predicts its effect on the United States. 1950 data on the world's oil sources and known reserves clearly indicated a depleted supply.

    Jan 1, 1973

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    The Effect of Petroleum Fuel Storage Stability on Prepositioning Costs.

    A survey of the literature for an answer to the question: How long and under what conditions can POL be stored at a given level of quality? Information about the type of storage and handling facilities that will allow a particular quality of fuel to...

    Jan 1, 1970

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    Communist China's petroleum situation.

    Data available on Communist China's production, importation, and consumption of petroleum from 1949 through 1960. The Memorandum also assesses Communist China's future prospects for increasing domestic production and for reducing dependence on the U...

    Jan 1, 1962

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    Middle East crises and world petroleum movements.

    A discussion of two major interruptions in the supply of oil from the Middle East which have occurred in the present decade, in Iran in 1951 and at Suez in 1956. The resulting oil shortages resolved themselves into shipping crises which were met by r...

    Jan 1, 1958

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    A spatial model of U. S. petroleum refining.

    An addition of spatial dimension to a linear-programming model of U.S. petroleum refining constructed by A. S. Manne. Refining technology in each of four U.S. regions (Gulf, Midwest, East, West) is described by a 39-row matrix obtained from Mann's 10...

    Jan 1, 1958

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    Prices of refined petroleum products in the U.S.S.R., 1928-1950

    A summary of changes in Soviet wholesale prices of refined petroleum products form 1928 to 1950. This study is part of a broader investigation expected to provide a basis for calculating deflators for components of national income data in current rub...

    Jan 1, 1955

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    A dollar index of Soviet petroleum output, 1927-28 to 1937 [by] Alexander Gerschenkron [and] Nancy Nimitz.

    A continuation of R-197, A Dollar Index of Soviet Machinery Output (out of print). The present study attempts to measure the Soviet output of petroleum products during 1927/28-1937. U.S. dollars of 1939 purchasing power are used as the unit of measur...

    Jan 1, 1952

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    Aimee E. Curtright

    Senior Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in chemistry, University of California, Berkeley; B.S. in chemistry, University of Miami

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