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Impact of natural gas prices on consumers

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations.

Impact of natural gas prices on consumers

hearings before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, on March 7, 1979 (Washington, D.C.) and March 10, 1979 (Memphis, Tenn.).

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Tennessee,
  • Memphis
    • Subjects:
    • Natural gas -- United States -- Rates,
    • Natural gas -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- Rates

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .G6738 1979b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 359 p. :
      Number of Pages359
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4066137M
      LC Control Number79604094

      the james a. baker iii institute for public policy rice university the relationship between crude oil and natural gas prices by peter hartley, ph.d. george and cynthia mitchell chair and professor of economics, rice university, rice scholar, james a. baker iii institute for public policy kenneth b. medlock iii, ph.d. fellow in energy studies, james a. baker iii institute for public policy. The environmental impact of America’s various energy sources causes much debate with regard to global influence on oil prices. A natural gas-based economy can allow America the opportunity to control its own For consumers, automakers are developing cars that run on natural gas. Live Natural Gas (Henry Hub) price in USD: On this site you get the real-time price of Natural Gas in US-Dollar.


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