TITLE

Gas Up

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Eliot
PUB. DATE
June 1973
SOURCE
New Republic;6/2/73, Vol. 168 Issue 22, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the shortage of gasoline in the U.S. Predictions on the shortage of gasoline by major oil refiners; Statement of the Office of Emergency Preparedness that gasoline production is running at about 90 percent of capacity; Closure of about 500 gas stations because of the shortage of gasoline; Impact of the gasoline shortage on the cost of food prices; Evaluation of reasons for the shortage of gasoline; Shortage of low-sulphur crude oil, and insufficient refining capacity in the U.S.; Increase in demand for gasoline and low-sulphur oil because of new strict air standards; Rumors of the current shortage being a conspiracy hatched by the big oil companies to throttle their only lively competitors, the independent oil refiners, transporters and retailers.
ACCESSION #
10152087

 

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