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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Oil Impact / California Oil #130280

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further increase in price of oil since Iraq invaded Kuwait noted.

(San Francisco: Ken Kashiwahara) Public relations offensive by oil companies to reopen offshore oil drilling sites off coast of California that have been closed due to environmental concerns featured; scenes shown; details given of environmentalists' opposition to transporting oil by tankers instead of by a pipeline. [On radio talk show, Chevron CEO Kenneth DERR - defends oil company position on tanker shipping.] [Environmentalist Henry FENINGER - responds.] Use of new pressure for domestic oil as weapon against environmentalists reiterated.

Jennings, Peter;
Kashiwahara, Ken

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