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Exxon / Oil Project #283995

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 03, 1982
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(Studio) Exxon reported abandoning oil shale project.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Denver, Colorado) Impact on region of oil company's decision to abandon synthetic fuels project examined. [Worker Jack MARR - thinks unemployment in United States is reaching epidemic proportions.] Status of Exxon project when decision to abandon it was made described. [Exxon spokesperson F.D. DENNSTEDT - explains decision.] [Energy analyst David LONGMIRE - notes implications of Exxon abandonment for President Carter's synthetic fuels programs.] Union Oil's shale plan said only remaining project of that nature; Occidental's layoffs recalled. [WORKERS - comment on losing jobs.]

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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