Authors

Ruth A. Maurer

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Event Date

3-24-1983

Description

10 pages (includes illustrations).

Comments

The role of natural gas in the United States mix of energy supplies. Issues raised by the change from shortages and curtailments to a buyer's market. The nature of future natural gas markets, including either expansion or limitation of end-use controls. Short and long-term natural gas supply/demand and price forecasts, including domestic supplies, synthetic gas, and LNG imports. Economics of natural gas regulation and a brief history of United States natural gas regulation. Implications of forecasts from the perspective of producers; pipeline companies; consumers; the federal budget.