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Natural Gas / Pricing Compromise / Producers' Problems #259263

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 21, 1978
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(Studio) Tough congress fight facing compromise on natural gas pricing reached last week in President Carter's energy program noted. More regulations and more gas than can be handled reported to be facing natural gas producers in some parts of country
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Katy, Texas) Ohio's problems with natural gas shortage in winter of 1977 described;. films shown. [Ohio Governor James RHODES - asks Texas gas producers to sell gas to Ohio.] Overprod. of Texas natural gas fields as result of this shortage and present glut of gas market noted. Ind. users' cuts in amts. of natural gas used or switches to other fuels reported Regulations re: natural gas outlined. [Texas gas product Brian O'BRIEN - describes problems for various areas of petroleum industry in Wyoming, Texas and California.] Questions about whether energy bill agreement can be reached stated.

Brady, Ray;
Mudd, Roger

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