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Winter / Fuel #46648

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 23, 1977
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(Studio) 1976-77 winter recalled. Upcoming winter said not due to be so bad and nation better prepared.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Scenes from last winter shown. Fuel supplies for this winter reported Natural gas heating oil, coal noted. [Department of Energy John O'LEARY - says government learned from last winter.]
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(LA) Oklahoma gas fields filmed; situation analyzed. Same with Louisiana gas fields. Cost of tapping these supplies noted. Well drilling filmed. [GHK Company Robert HEFNER, III - talks of what could be done if money were available.] 25,000 foot well cited as effective but expensive. Effect of price controls on drilling for gas noted. Imports also noted.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Compton, Ann;
Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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